Art and Design

Paint your project: Avoid the black-hole

Paint your project: Avoid the black-hole

Problem: Creative’s Black Hole Often times Creatives (artists, designers, writers, speakers, and entrepreneurs) get stuck in what I’d like to call The Creative’s Black Hole. Similar to a blackhole, the Creative’s attention and focus is trapped in one small area of a project. So much that the rest of the project’s completion is threatened. I’ve…

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Branding: What’s in a name?

Branding: What’s in a name?

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, By any other name would [not] smell as sweet. – Romeo, Romeo & Juliet, Shakespeare Reality vs perception Shakespeare’s Romeo got it wrong. A rose does not smell as sweet by another name. Our brains are not just recording devices capturing our experiences, but rather…

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Nice looking sites

Nice looking sites

2014 The secret to a really nice website is a combination of three things. Great photography, preferably in that bullshit parallax effect Beautiful typography And cute iconography. Bonus: Instagram your photos. That’s it. Keep in mind: Just because your site ‘looks nice’ doesn’t mean it will be effective. Great looks without strategy is useless. 2010…

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