Thursday, December 23, 2010

Sunday, December 19, 2010

"Without an idea, design becomes wallpaper"

“Disciplines are getting more democratic and accessible. For the first time, almost everyone has access to the technology that makes designing relatively easy. As a result, we’re surrounded by ever increasing numbers of graphic designers. The only way to stand out in this crowd is to work from a good idea. Without an idea, design becomes wallpaper: sometimes pretty but ultimately left in the background. As more and more “design-like-wallpaper” heaps up, the value of ideas can only increase. After all, if computers are a shortcut around craft skills, the only point of difference left is thinking.”

…read it all:  http://www.manystuff.org/?p=9944


Saturday, December 11, 2010

Rainy Day

"Rainy Day" by Doug Millison. Mixed-media collage on paper, 9 x 12"