“Without deviation progress is not possible.” Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American composer, singer-songwriter, guitarist, recording engineer, record producer and film director who profoundly influenced my life with his multi-dimensional output that incorporated rock, jazz, classical and experimental music, film, video and theatre with a large helping of humor ...MORE
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Dear In-House Diva, I work in-house as a designer for a very well-known financial institution. With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I was thinking about dying my hair and painting my fingernails PMS 186 Red. Because our organization is very conservative I do have some concerns, and I’m not sure if this type of fashion statement ...MORE
Lunch with Mark McGuinness, a Fearlessly Resilient Mind By Ed Roberts Virginia, my beloved grandmother, drove me to the School of Design on the campus of North Carolina State University in the winter of 1987. I remember wearing the same black suit I wore to my very first interview—at McDonald’s. It was hard looking into ...MORE
By Andy Brenits, as originally seen at InSource How many of us set new years resolutions around December 31st only to forget them by January 3rd? Last month I journaled about performance reviews and measuring your work for the past year. The only way to do this is to set some goals for yourself, but make ...MORE
"Happy Xmas (War Is Over)", written by John Lennon and Yoko Ono and released as a single in 1971 has become a ubiquitous FM radio staple of the holiday season. The song was the final note from the 1969 campaign by Lennon and Ono to promote peace during the tumultuous and unpopular Vietnam War by ...MORE
"Art resides in the quality of doing, process is not magic." - - Charles Eames, 1907 to 1978. American Designer
"The real questions are: Does it solve a problem? Is it serviceable? How is it going to look in ten years?" - Charles Eames, 1907 to 1978American Designer