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Sales? What Sales?

Designers, get your asses on the web, start producing valuable work, and start valuing your work! Tired of this stupidity happening. This piece describes how a company managed to cut their budget by two hundred thousand dollars, only to be sold a stolen logo from some moron at a contest site. I don’t care...

Today's Obsession: Making a Living

Interesting article looking at the nature of this recession and the resulting work over at Mother Jones, which naturally has a bit of a left-lean to it. Essentially, the recession in other countries has allowed rehiring, but not in the United States. There’s a matching article at the Atlantic as of yesterday which posits...

Today's Obsession: Without A Net

This is an interesting piece at the Atlantic; the author describes responses to her declarations of going solo. In metro areas, the response is very positive, a “awesome, you’re doing your own thing!” sentiment. In smaller towns, not so much. The response is closer to “are you nuts?” curious to see responses from different...

Dream Houses – Make My Job Easier

Mom just sent me a slew of new inspiring tree houses so I am adding them into this old entry. Funny how Mom and I have the same 2 favorites… Yellow Treehouse Restaurant in Auckland, New Zealand. The pine and poplar beams attached to a redwood tree resemble the construction of a moth’s nest....