Popular Lies About Graphic Design A new book by Craig Ward reviewed by Ed Roberts What’s the biggest lie you’ve ever been told about design? Milton Glaser says, “Less is more.” David Carson answers by saying, “You can’t judge a book by its cover.” And years ago, James Victore was told “you can’t use more ...MORE
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In-House Creative Gift Guide By Shannon Stull Carrus Christmas is next week, and I know all the slackers are still wondering, “should I get my co-workers something?” While it may be cutting it a little close, and shipping delivery time may be a little iffy, it’s never too late to put in a last-minute order ...MORE
Looking for holiday gifts for designers in your life? Or an office gift for one of your colleagues? Or maybe you just want to treat yourself so you can settle down with a good book over the holidays. We’ll here it is. A list of some my favorite books that are guaranteed to engage, inform ...MORE
"To stimulate creativity, one must develop the childlike inclination for play and the childlike desire for recognition." Albert Einstein (March 14, 1879 – April 18, 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity, effecting a revolution in physics. For this achievement, Einstein is often regarded as the father of modern physics and the most influential physicist of the 20th century.
In the mid-1970s when I began listening to the jazz artists Keith Jarrett, Jan Garbarek, Ralph Towner and Pat Metheny, as well as the contemporary composers Arvo Part and Steve Reich, I began to take notice. Not only did they possess unique musical voices but they all recorded for the same label, ECM (Editions of ...MORE
It's not about answering the question and it's not about questioning the answer.
I was always taught to mind my own business and, as a designer/artist who likes to have total control of my world, I was happy to play with my paints and sit behind my monitor and not go poking around. After working as an in-house designer for over two decades, I’m now sure that this ...MORE
The other day I saw a woman wearing a red T-shirt with a sentiment boldly printed on it in white that really struck me. It wasn’t the design that caught my eye but rather the sentiment that read, “Trust Me. I’m a Pharmacist.” Really? I should trust you because you’re a pharmacist?! Aside from the ...MORE