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 … Continue reading Empty Pursuits of Happiness?
Design and marketing are very powerful at influencing public opinion and consumption patterns. When combined, they are a force to be reckoned with. To much of my chagrin, the world runs on emotion and money. Unfortunately there are people who are puppeteering the show, pulling at the purse strings of an ignorant public that unknowingly … Continue reading A Design & Marketing Manifesto: Integrity in Practice
In short...kind of. For people who are unfamiliar with the technology and processes of design -- from the artistic form to the technical know-how necessary to execute ideas -- going to school is one of THE best ways to learn. You have to choose your school carefully though. If you don't, you run the risk … Continue reading Do You Really Need a Degree To Succeed in Graphic Design?
I've been working on a full-life makeover here the last few months and with that comes a redesign of my personal website! For those of you who care, I actually modeled it after my favorite hat. It was kind of like that Kohler commercial where a couple asks a fancy architect to build their house … Continue reading Finally…I’m Undergoing a Redesign