Lisa  Merklin - Designer


As a features designer, I want to make sure your issue of Floridian or Taste has sharp, clever design and great illustrations. I graduated from Ohio University in 2009 and moved to St. Pete from Norfolk, Va., gathering design awards along the way. When I'm not playing board games, baking or enjoying all that Tampa Bay has to offer, you'll likely find me relaxing with a fiction series and my two Maltese dogs.

  1. The fixings for onion- and smoked gouda-stuffed mushrooms.
  2. When the Bucs unveiled new uniforms in 2014, they introduced a helmet that featured a larger red battle flag. The reaction was mixed, with some saying that the flag was too big. We say it could be even bigger.