We are all so close to our own talents and innate abilities that we can’t see how special they are. After all, they come to us naturally. Oh, those nagging questions of self-doubt our brains sometimes throw at us. Am I good enough? Can I distinguish myself from others who do similar work? Can I offer […]
Like many designers, I am fascinated by logos and their development over time. One in particular appeals to me because of my academic background in classical Japanese literature and culture: the origin and evolution of Canon’s logo, which has, for me, an interesting history. (For the record, I’m also a big fan of Canon products.) […]
What happens after a project ends? My designer-client relationships rarely end with the completion of a project. I like to keep aware of what a client is doing even they are not in need of additional graphic design, or if I do not have a web maintenance plan with them. Some of the things I do are […]
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Could it be that I ventured down a path of design and writing in various formats because of this book? Or maybe I was entranced by the book as a kid because it lit up something already in me? Swooooon. I’ve been waiting for this graphic design book to become available on Amazon and I […]
See what I did there? I have to admit I spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about my blog, article and press release headlines. I usually want something that entices, clearly connects to the subject matter, uses important keywords for SEO, and often includes some humor. (I have a sick weakness for puns.) Turns […]