I don’t want to be one of those people lying on my deathbed thinking I should...– Nora Ephron talking with Leonard Lopate in 2010. The author died last night at the age of 71. WNYC Obituary | Archived WNYC Appearances (via wnyc)
It gives us an opportunity to experiment, to ask questions, even to fail, but to...– Bravo to Paula Scher. But I can’t wait for the day designers think of all ‘commercial’ work this way. Look at all of the most successful brands today: Apple, IBM, Target, etc. They all employ the same risk-taking process as any pro-bono project. ...
Startups, this is how design works. →
Women in Graphic Design: 1890 - 2012
Description of the book: Why do apparently so few women feature in the history of design? Why is it still the case that so few women speak at conferences? Why are previously well-known women “forgotten”? What effects does the gender debate have on today’s everyday working life? Are women judged today solely on the basis of their quality of work? Since professionalization began, female graphic...
As Jenn Bostic described it, that seeming potential for meaning exists among the...– http://greg.org/archive/2012/01/23/the_hirst_code.html
The Damien Hirst Spot Challenge Dream
I set out a few weeks ago to create an itinerary for the Damien Hirst Spot Challenge, financially suitable for a couple of creative culture vultures (or as some have called ‘underemployed hipsters’). The thought of traveling around the world to see all 11 Gagosian Spot Painting shows intrigued me, not because I am a huge fan of the work (but I kind of am), but more because I love travel for its...
Damien Hirst's 'Spot Challenge' solved for $5,768... →
Design is about obsessively caring to the point...
I still won't do work for free.
I received this email today. I guess they are trying to further explain the Obama poster contest. I find it ironic they are asking artists and designers to work for free to support a cause to get Americans back to work? Why should art and design be considered the same as knocking on doors, or answering phones during a campaign? —- Hi, I’m Josh Higgins, design director for President...