Should Designers' Business Cards Be Designed?

Should designers’ business cards be “designed?” I’m frequently asked this question by design students, and cut short by the paradox. In today’s digital age, designers have a plethora of ways to get their names out into the world: personal websites, …

Chasing the New

Every time I’m on the verge of a new experience, I feel like a giddy little kid on Christmas morning. All the butterflies I felt as a 5 year-old come rushing back, and I’m overwhelmed with anticipation. Eventually, however, I …

Google's Good Example

Back in February 2008, Google made an announcement that could help hundreds of homeless people in San Francisco get back on their feet. Every single homeless person in the city would be given a life-long phone number and voicemail, should …

The Question of Credits

While having dinner with a former teacher of mine (turned great drinking buddy) we discussed designers’ websites, the different ways portfolios can be shown, and what made some sites memorable. The topic of using credits on sites, or rather—lack thereof—came …