Hi, I’m Daveia Odoi and welcome to my blog!

As a professional graphic designer, illustrator and creative business owner, I’m using this space to share what I’ve learned in the past 12 years on the art of creating + selling.

Read on to see first hand how great design leads to greater returns (sales & profits) in your own business.


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New Direction, Better Blog

New Direction, Better Blog

Hope your Labor Day weekend was great! Well, I've been praying about the direction of this website and my own path in regards to what I want to share/teach. Since I'm a creative at heart and will always be a creative, I've decided to niche down to serving those who...

My Reason Why

My Reason Why

Some entrepreneurs will show you the piles of money they earned from their big launches or photos from their exotic vacations. I prefer to share pics like these where l get to hang out with my VIP. Being able to run my own schedule is what I enjoy the most as an...

She Met Her Goal!

She Met Her Goal!

How many of you are aware of the ‪#‎1000BlackGirlBooks‬ initiative started by a young girl named Marley Dias? Marley's story is about her love for reading. Frustrated with the stories she had access to, Marley decided to start a campaign to find 1000 books where the...

It’s Time to Raise the Bar

It’s Time to Raise the Bar

We all want the success, exposure and multiple commas in our bank accounts. But before we can have a business that shines, we must make sure our business is worth supporting. How is your time consciousness? Do you truly value your customers & their input? Are your...

Are You Ready?

Are You Ready?

Hey there! Wanted to share some exciting news with you and leave some hopefully helpful biz tips from a lesson learned... The Exciting News: My brand The DynaSmiles by DNT is listed as #47 of 82 brands to shop with this holiday season in an article on Essence.com! You...

Simplicity Matters

Simplicity Matters

You probably know me for my illustration work (see The DynaSmiles) as that's what I share the most online. Today I thought I'd share a glimpse of my other contributions in the world of visual branding for one of my corporate clients and leave a quick branding tip....