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Wisdom

"I'm not too sure what happened but the things I used to be interested in now seem so shallow. There's so much noise already, we don't need any more and I'm not comfortable with helping people sell things either. Same Briefs, same keywords, same small talk"

Why Learn Calligraphy?

Indeed: To understand calligraphy is to understand the foundations on which modern typoraphy is built ...

Slow Typography

This is a forward about Slow Typography that I wrote recently for a book on ...

Why Knowledge of Lettering as Art & Craft is Essential to Graphic Design Education

Lettering is an Art & Craft. It requires skill in draughtsmanship, penmanship and inkmanship. It requires ...

Something Amazing and Pure

This post talks about seeking the right Praise. I always tell my students to seek ...

Why You Need to Wise Up

This Affects You Directly. More People are Talking About The Problematic State of Academia in ...

Women In Design Don't Have Brains

It shouldn't bother me that there is still a dismal representation of female thinkers ...

Be A Master Storyteller

Taking it Personally - Feedback as Part of the Collaborative Process

What I am about to say might seems obvious? yet so often on a practical ...

The New Ism

As I am sure that you already know, once upon a time there was Impressionism ...

Why You Need to Draw

The act of drawing helps us to see more. That is why we refer to ...

The Changing Face of Design Education

As our world and profession continues to change, it is great to know that new ...

I Once Hated Graphic Design

I want to talk about what happened yesterday, when in the "Australian In Front Forum ...

Design Education and The Future

Educational institutions will have to transform as education processes change.

Nowness

Have you heard of Sister Corita? she was the original singing nun back in the ...