I’ve decided there isn’t a single thing we say or do on any internet...
stop being so damn good
sometimes just a random google search will leave me overwhelmed (and thoroughly discouraged) by the creativity of all these designers around the world. sometimes it feels like i can’t open my eyes wide enough to take everything in. i wish i could take a mental picture of everything i’ve ever thought was amazing (design-wise) and keep it in my head to pull out whenever i wanted to help...
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Along with the many boring folders I have in my sjsla mailbox, my favorite is named “happy things”. It mostly consists of e-mails people have sent saying they like my work. I’m starting to think I should have a “happy things” folder for every part of my life. Happy things are easy to forget.
I heart this. I think it perfectly explains the frustrations of any kind of career as an artist. People assume that if you’re having fun, it must be easy. Or, if you make it look easy, people assume they can do it just as well. I find it incredibly difficult to construct any of these posts around a theme. Maybe it’s because my life is lacking in themes? It’s too sporadic and,...
why do i keep saying yes to freelance projects? the last thing i want to do when i come home is more work… also, uppercase is overrated. i wish i could design everything in all lowercase, all the time.
I find it increasingly weird that it’s no longer weird for people my age to really grow up. I don’t know when it happened, but somewhere between wikipediaing my art history papers in college and wallowing in my temporary(?) reverting back to teenage-hood living situation, people I know have been taking The Big Steps. I remember when the next step was college. Actually, I remember when...
thoughts that have been rattling around in my brain: 1. Where the hell did the word “unsightly” come from? Obviously it’s the opposite of “sightly” but “sightly” is such a freaking lazy word. It’s like that Mitch Hedberg joke about naming things after what they do, like toaster. 2. How weird is it that we see a continuous scene even though our nose...