Things don’t have to be perfect the first time out and I fight that – I want it to just happen and be right out of the gate. Sometimes I don’t want to keep going because it’s not right the first time but that really never accomplishes anything, does it? You just end up with a bunch of half-assed stuff lying around in your brain and your life, taking up space and niggling at you.
There was nothing between winter and summer to spruce up our bland hallway door – our building is fairly new but the hallways look like hotels or dorm rooms with no carpets. Light green doors, door number, bell, bland hallways. I put a mat in front of the door but sometimes you just need a little bit more. It’s much nicer to come home to a little personalization. The other
Trust does begin with the client. The first principle, keep your promises, is by far the most important. If the client can’t trust your word, they probably won’t trust your design either. Trust Me, I’m a Designer: 9 Principles for Creative Credibility Author: Jason Cranfordteague “A recent study by Demos (Demos.co.uk) called Truth, Lies and the Internet found that a third of teens polled in the UK believe any information
I have always liked this poem. I first read it years ago in a book of love poems from Victoria’s Secret (right? I don’t think they’d ever do this now). It was a slim book in a case with a blue ribbon to mark your page. And I think it smelled slightly of cedar. A Match by Algernon Charles Swinburne If love were what the rose is,
I am part of this really cool 8 week coaching intensive program, the Live Your Dream Challenge with Jenny Fenig, success coach to savvy women-on-a-mission, and our first assignment was to create vision boards – a way of seeing what your dream looks like to better help you achieve that dream. You can use magazine images, typography, anything you want really, that will convey what you’re wanting to happen. It’s fun making time to just sit and pull out pictures that you really like. Focus on yourself!
The poem starts out “I like a certain shade of lipstick…” and goes on with references to war, cabaret and far away places covered in snow. I felt that the lighting in this catalog cover image conveyed that feeling of another time and place. And of course she is putting on that certain shade of lipstick!