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30-Day Challenges/Goals, October

October 6, 2011

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Oh, hi there! Thanks for dropping by:) Now that we’re here at the end of the first week of October, I think it’s time for me to post and discuss my 30-day goals for the month. I’ve actually made/arranged my goals for the rest of the year, but I’m not going to post them all […]

Source photos in the unlikliest of places

September 5, 2011

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I was looking for an image of a bird. Not just any bird, but THAT bird. You know the one. The one that is so popular these past 5 or 6 years. A flying bird with a split tail, that has made its way onto everything from design posters to album liner notes to a […]

Excellent conceptual piece, from Lead Pencil design

August 31, 2011

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You can find this ‘billboard’ somewhere near the border between the US and Vancouver. Sponsored by the federal government (#win for the gov’t), it’s a billboard advertising nothing but CLEAN AIR. Lead Pencil Studio’s Daniel Mihalyo had this to say about the concept behind the piece: Borrowing the effectiveness of billboards to redirect attention away […]

You Can Still Help Japan: Print Process and Design for Japan

April 25, 2011

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 From the website: ‘Designers for Japan’ is a collective of imagemakers from around the world who were spurred on by the catastrophe of March 11th to do something, anything to help and to express our love for our friends and colleagues in Japan. In association with Creative Review. All profits from the D4J print sales will […]

… and now, the waiting game

March 21, 2011

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I picked up a lot of design-related jobs in the past two months. Among them were a logo, 3 websites (all on WordPress, thank goodness!), a DVD cover (possibly involving a book cover as well) and a news article about a fashion designer. I finished the logo quickly, thanks to the routinely punctual feedback from […]

The History of Lorem Ipsum (greek text)

February 19, 2011

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(paraphrased from the website http://www.lipsum.lipsum.com) A lot of people use Lorem Ipsum, or Greek Text (as it is commonly called) every day. It’s a large part of the print, publishing and design industries. It is simply ‘dummy text’ of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the […]

it was intimidation, not procrastination

November 25, 2010

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This week, FINALLY, the mood and setting was right to begin working on a project I’ve been meaning to start for a long time. I’ve wanted to do it for over a year and now I’ve got everything I need to get it done. While this doesn’t have anything to do with the fact that […]