Thursday, April 16, 2009

Design Paradoxes

I found this on kottke today... it's some fantastic advice and reflection on design paradoxes, and working with clients: 11 Design paradoxes. From #8:

"Truth is, nearly all jobs start off the same, and our responses as designers determine the success or failure of each job. There are no good or bad projects in design, only good or bad responses. Good projects are made not found."


Having just finished Art and Fear, which focused more on the fine arts - i.e. producing work for yourself/galleries - it's great to read some thoughts on the commercial art world that I live in.

Side note: I love the page width of that blog, I wish more online reading material would follow it's (and the New Yorker's) example, it makes for much easier readability.

Oh, and here's some new art... another piece from the Dogs of Winter album:

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