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CHAPTER ONE

an introduction

 

Codi Ann was born in the desert of Arizona, grew up in the southwest Chicago suburbs, and found herself at home in Northern California.

She is a freelance photographer, a designer, and in many ways, a writer.

For the last seven years, she has been working as an independent creative: growing her own brand and assisting others to grow theirs; designing and producing small batch products such as home goods, books, and accessories, working as a creative director and stylist for photoshoots, speaking and teaching workshops on creativity, sharing your story,and letter-writing, and creating images for companies such as SHINOLA, EVERLANE, THE COACHMAN HOTEL, and others.

You can also find her serving coffee at her favorite coffeeshop, writing handwritten letters, or spending time with her loved ones.