tiny graphic designer + metalsmith gremlin
carving plexiglass, enamel, patinas, and riveting (a very important matter)
speaking up, in general
always use odd numbers in art
knowing when to listen
how to properly close a jump ring without scuffing the wire
Elizabeth’s CreativeMornings activity
james victore Feck Perfuction
Fuck you, pay me.
Mike Monteiro F*ck You, Pay Me
Creating beautiful things from simple yet unexpected materials is in my blood.
Dana Tanamachi Gaman
Pandr Design Co Phoebe Cornog Roxy Prima - INVEST IN YOU
Jen Gotch Founder and Chief Creative Officer at ban.do
Never put yourself in a position where you'll be treated as foolish for learning
Pay attention, because there are a lot of ways we can be helping people in our daily lives that are really small actions that are huge.
My-Linh Le The Mystery of the Snowflake
Aileen Suzara Preserving culture for the future
My goal as a designer is to make one thing that is great. And I'm not even close yet.
Leo Jung Story, Beauty, and Surprise
Beatrice Ursula The Layers of Craft
Scott Shigeoka How honesty drives creativity
We could debate the merits of Helvetica forever but no one actually gives a shit—and that's okay. Once you get past that, then you'll probably be a better designer.
No matter how hard you try to fight it, you can only really be yourself. The sooner we can find it within ourselves to begin the process of letting go of self-doubt, the sooner we can recognize and celebrate what we do have.
The problem is that we fail to see what is already inside of us. If we do see it, we're quick to dismiss or devalue it.
The most beautiful things for me is the act of creative expression. So why am I worried about all these aspects of the creative process that aren't beautiful?
[Ask yourself,] 'What are the sides of my identity that I've been hiding from or don't want to look at?'