Also deeply rewarding is my personal distribution of these passion pieces rather than the easy route of bulk mailing.
Also deeply rewarding is my personal distribution of these passion pieces rather than the easy route of bulk mailing.As much as possible, I delivered them in person to key people that I wanted to thank to their faces and let them know how much their support, encouragement, friendship, inspiration and kindness meant to me.In Seventy-nine Short Essays on Design, designers and nondesigners alike can share and revel in his insights.
It soon evolved into a series of excited emails, me sketching out ideas, taking a picture with my i Phone and sharing my thinking on a call to my paper rep as she sat in her car after a meeting.
It was approved and hundreds of handlettered words were soon produced.
I’ve created a list of essential design books to read and/or own.
These will be read alongside my Reading list of non-design books.
I also took to social media sharing the whole process in real time as teasers to build interest, as well as a way for me to be accountable to ensure real design success every step of the way.
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The experiences I had throughout (creative, production, supplier and friend relationships altogether) could not have gone better, and the results of keeping myself 100% invested in every part, big or small truly paid off.
Since then, a “what if” conversation sharing my enthusiasm of ideas with a local printer became a reality, leading into an ambitious yet beautiful typographic design piece for Mitchell Press.
It involved 14 different paper stocks, 66 fonts (some readily available, many lesser known or very limited release) and 66 digital colour print combinations.
We challenged each other to do more self-directed projects alongside our daily work routines. ) soon rolled around and I was giving a design presentation at my alma mater.
Ambitious, but hopeful, I thought about some ideas and jotted them down. It came up again when a design student innocently asked me if I’d ever considered doing personal projects. I haven’t for a long time, but I really should.” As soon as I said the word “should", plans were put in motion and I said YES more often.