As designers, it’s easy to find an aesthetically pleasing solution. I know I’m guilty of it. … But more important than finding something that wows is knowing how to make a solution and how to turn that into a wow while keeping it true to the design. This is why constantly coming back to the fundamentals,…

Graphic Designers as Communicators: Part 1

(WARNING: This post has pictures) I thought I’d share a painting I recently finished. It’s not going to win any awards. It’s a study that’s translated to art. But, in a sense, it’s what this series, “Graphic Designers as Communicators” will be about. The painting is the fourth in a series called Biome. Biome is an ongoing examination of…

I live tweeted a webinar today…

Webinars are a disappointment. I’ve only attended a handful of them – but they’re always the same. Like Ted Talks, they cover just the surface of a topic and have a set of visuals you’ll see in any old webinar. This webinar was by IBM about … globally designing… something or other. Essentially they talked…