Monday, April 16, 2018
Everyone wants great results faster. We designers are asked to produce design projects faster and faster. And we are being asked to come up with more creative, innovative, and effective design. The demand is never satisfied. It seems like we are only as good as the last project. And there seems to be no signs of abating. I wonder sometimes if this expectation is even sustainable. (Probably not.)
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Designers are naturally wary of bad clients. Bad clients take a lot of mental, emotional, and physical energy to manage. So, we designers prefer to avoid them. And as a result, we pay careful attention to any signs that a potential client may be harmful to work with.
Monday, February 19, 2018
Back in 2012 I was frustrated trying to get Adobe Illustrator vectors into PowerPoint. I had no desire to try and draw them directly in PowerPoint — it's a pain and not really made for that. So, in my frustration I discovered a solution which I wrote about for others to benefit. That turned out to be the most popular article I've ever written.