Just a writer that likes to dabble with Photoshop. I'm also a poet with a pretty mean Muay Thai kick.
denim... and catchy headlines.
breaking into a creative agency.
Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity. - Charles Mingus
The power of wordplay. Give me any word and I can make an acronym out of it. I dare you.
Community garden coordinator
The Low End Theory - A Tribe Called Quest
Jonathan’s CreativeMornings activity
Dana Tanamachi Gaman
Forgiveness is liberating, and allowed me to free up space to focus on other things that I was interested in.
The last words he said to me were, "Stay Black."
I got what I inspected and not what I expected.
Danny Miller Invest in You for Fulfillment
Internal Voice: "Is the creative morning cancelled?" Us: "No, it isn't." Internal Voice: "Than why are we not preparing?" Us: "It's online this time, everybody in front of their webcams." Internal Voice: "Do you not need me anymore?" Us: ... 😂
Ulrike Rausch & Chris Campe Lettering or Font?
If you know how much something costs, stand up confidently and tell them. If you don't know how much something costs, then say 'I don't, but I'm going to find out'... just sound like you know what you're talking about even when you don't because you can always find out later.
The minute they show theirs, I have to show mine.
Starting work without a contract is like putting a condom on after you've taken a home pregnancy test.
There are two cheques that I write every month that I'm very happy to write. One is to [my lawyer], the second one is to my therapist.
Yes, you can fire a client.
Let this be a sign of what's to come and walk away from it.
Fuck you. Pay Them.
Make sure that everyone understands what they've agreed to... Clear expectations, clear definitions.
I would like designers to stop being bottoms
[All clients] start the business relationship with the best of intentions...and things go wrong... When those things change, you need to make sure the relationship between you and the client is set in place [in a contract].
...the minute you write a heart-wrenching letter, the minute you appeal to their emotions... You have shown them that you don't think you have a leg to stand on... You have become a bottom in that relationship.
...neither of us really had enough business experience...Because of that, we ended up leaving a lot of money on the table.
Fuck you. Pay me.