Design, Diary

Feeling Rather Tiny Today

I woke up from one of my infamous 10-minute-dream-flash naps and per my usual routine I scrolled through my timeline to find a (somewhat) ironically poetic mini-meme started my one of my favorite music artists, @ladysov. From the way I’ve been feeling as of late, it seemed¬†eerily¬†appropriate. I was once that young girl that felt so tiny and miniscule that…

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The Creative Process for Creatives Can Get Pretty Creative

Whoever says being creative is a natural process is pretty much lying.¬†Creativity takes lots of energy, guts, emotions, and work. I’m one of the lucky few. I’m paid to be creative. When that happens and I don’t feel like I’m being creative enough, pandemonium ensues. (It’s all inside of my head at least. See “guilt” post for reference.) The paychecks,…

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Empty Pursuits of Happiness?

A mutual friend, with whom I went to design school with, posted a great article on the endeavor to reconnect with his creativity by way of strategic unplugging. The thing about design is that the pursuit of a career in such a florid profession requires a LOT of passion. You have to love what you do, every minute that you’re…

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