There need to be more designers who write. When I say “write”, I’m not talking about those same 100 blog topics that every studio and agency re-hash.
Verso, Recto, and Repeat
I often talk about how important the act of reading is to a designer. I don’t have many platforms or soap boxes that I get on regularly, but the importance of staying current and understanding our place in the stream of time through continued education is one of them.
It’s almost a right of passage—stepping out on your own and carving your niche as a freelancer. The desire to do things your own way can be completely exhilarating.
The Art of Play
Children have the benefit of creating without artistic constraint. It’s wonderful gift. Holding on to it when you get older, that’s the trick.
Make Your Mark
“I don’t like to read” are some of the most painful words I hear uttered on a semi-regular basis.