The ramblings of a creative & entrepreneur on all things creative and personal growth.

So God Made a Designer

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A video inspired by RAM’s commercial in this year’s Super Bowl, a parody of the “God Made a Farmer” Ram advertisement. Written by brand identity specialist David Brier for his Fast Company blog, this celebrates what designers do to make the world a better place. I hope this video brought a little happiness into your day!

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We’re here to help

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The last challenge although one can be quite detrimental, is actually more of a blessing than anything else. As designers, most of us set out to solve a problem or help people, often times both. With the rapid changes in technology, new practices to keep up on and the whole host of everything else we’re

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Dynamic WordPress Copyright

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While working on a recent project, I had the need for a dynamic copyright. After all, any instance we can spend less time having to maintain something, is the more time we have to be productive elsewhere. So here is a nifty little call that dynamically outputs copyright information for your WordPress projects or themes.

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Design Has No Value..

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Yes, you read correctly. A designer saying that design has no value. Having a custom website with all the bells and whistles really won’t do you much good, fancy brochures won’t get you there either, and neither will a logo that use white space and is instantly jaw dropping. Not one of these things will

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The Importance Of Your Personal Brand

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Day in and day out we hear how important your brand is, steps to creating the “perfect” personal brand, how to be a brand “guru” and a ton of other noise. Which takes us to the following question. How do I make my personal brand work? To carry out this feat, we must first take

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Believe in what you do

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What makes a good designer or developer? Is it skill or talent? Some argue both.  However what makes a great entrepreneur, designer, developer or overall person? Certainly not skill or luck, but something more. Something that ignites a passion within that person to go above and beyond the usual call of duty. Simply put, it is

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Design Manifesto I

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That first post, after the dust settles and you take a step back, checking thoroughly for anything broken or out of place. The inner struggle we all face from day to day. The inability to just ship things. The very thing that holds many back from truly enjoying life and all the small things around

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