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Procrastination can often look like action. If I know I should be working on my podcast or following up on an email but instead I decide to tackle another task that also needs doing but is not a priority, that’s usually what procrastination looks like for me. It’s sitting down…

Embrace Your Weird

Most of my life I have been told that I’m weird. It occurred to me to ask, when did weird become a bad thing? I grew up with parents who never discouraged my weirdness so I just accepted it and never thought negatively about it. In fact…

What Graphic Designers Actually Do

Design can be a thankless job. It is also kind of a kind of invisible job in a lot of ways. People don’t realize that it is all around them every day and even more than that, not many people consider that someone actually created…

Creativity is a Work Ethic

Creative people are not magicians. Ideas are not something that you need special skill to find. Someone may be born with talent but that doesn’t make them idea-makers.

Have you ever wondered why certain people always seem to be doing something cool or maybe they seem to always have great ideas?

Everyone has ideas. Many people have great ideas. And some of those ideas are worth sharing but…

New Doesn’t Mean Better…

New isn’t always better. Sometimes starting something new is a trap because it means you maybe didn’t finish something you started new last year.

Every new year people around the world make New Years resolutions. Don’t get me wrong, I think this is great. I think…

Use Music to Unlock Your Creativity

Music is the secret weapon in the arsenal of my creative process.

As I’m writing this post I have music playing in my headphones, it’s my “Writing Music”. I know when I start this playlist, it’s time to write, and I do — every…

5 Secrets to Choosing Colors for Your Designs

So what’s so important about color choices? I mean, the trends change so regularly with Pantone releasing new color reports twice a year and choosing a special color to represent every year. So why can’t we just choose colors for our projects…

The Magic of the “Why” in Design

Asking why, or questioning your decisions, tests your motive for every design decision you make. Knowing your reasons requires that you, have gone through some questions and had to answer for them. This gives you the backbone to you understanding your reasons and…

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