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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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MAS DUMBO classroom

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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Personal Projects & Procrastination

Personal projects are very important. They give us creative types the chance to create work without clients and restrictions; to explore new creative avenues and methods without fear of scrutiny or rejection; to create something that may change our lives forev…

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Mistakes & Why They’re Not Wrong

Something very interesting happens when you paint with watercolors: mistakes. You can’t always control the flow of water. It lifts the paint and carries it somewhere you never thought to put it, often creating beautiful, serendipitous patterns. When th…

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