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.) […]
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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 […]
Do you see color where others see a threat of storm? Does it inspire your art or writing or outlook? As only yesterday I celebrated Holi,* the Indian Festival of Colors, I thought it was a good opportunity to have it inspire today’s Monday Muse, a quote from India’s first Nobel laureate and scholar/author/artist Rabindranath Tagore. […]
There’s nothing like “falling back” and losing an hour of sleep to remind us how precious time can be! Whose life are you living? I often feel like I am still figuring mine out and maybe that is what keeps us reaching and growing.