Make Mistakes—The Importance Of Failure

How do you feel when you make a mistake or worse fail at something? I’m guessing you don’t feel all that great, but what if I told you that you should. What if I told you that making mistakes and failing are the keys to improving yourself and attaining success?

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Why Can’t The Boring Designer Have Style?

Are you the kind of designer who wants to show off your style as a designer or are you a boring designer who chooses the tried and true solution and tries to leave no trace of yourself in your work?

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“Type on Screen” Review

Earlier in the year I was offered a review copy of Ellen Lupton’s new book, “Type on Screen.” My immediate response was yes, send me a copy. Ellen’s earlier book “Thinking with Type” is one of my favorite books about typography so why wouldn’t I want more?

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If You Think You Can…

Whether you think you can or you think you can’t—you’re right
—Henry Ford

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Is Everyone A Designer?

What does it mean to design something? What does it mean to be a designer? Are we all designers by virtue of being human or is there something more needed?

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