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A Plastic Future

The beauty of a creative profession depends on working within, and possibly around, external constraints. Regardless of their source, these factors can both inspire and frustrate, frequently doing both at the same time. A fairly recent development in Archite…

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Beginning and End and Beginning

New years are good times to take note of past accomplishments and experiences, and to process what happened in order to make plans for what comes next. But there’s often not enough in-between time to clearly mark an end and make a new beginning. Things blur to…

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SXSW 2011

The SXSW Download

After 5 days of panels, parties, core conversations and conversations starting with, “Hey, we know each other on Twitter!” I’m back from Austin and am generally exhasuted. And freshly motivated. Exhaustingly motivated is probably more like it.  For star…

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The Print Won’t Be Getting Better

Firstly, I have to state that I have nothing against print advertising. As an art director who attended design school I, feel I have as much appreciation for a brilliantly done print piece as anybody.  Last week Jeff Goodby, one of our modern creative legends…

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