Need advice for how to keep your head up when times get tough? Look no further. This unattributed quote is both affirming and also optimistic. Keep going.
My mom sent this quote to me the other day. It was the perfect quote arriving at the perfect time, so I decided to design it. I hope it provides you the same comfort it provided me. xo
(click for bigger) Not that I had anything else to do this afternoon… But when my pal Pam Lewis tweeted that quote today, it hit me right in the AMEN spot. “BAM” I replied. At which point Pam challenged me to turn it into a poster. So I did. Now go do something awesome and let your work speak for itself. It’s the loudest, truest voice out there. Gold star for you!
Have you all heard of Ignite? An Ignite evening is made up of short talks on interesting subjects. Each speaker has 5 minutes (and 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds) to tell you about something they’re passionate about. Here in Charlotte, we’re getting ready for Ignite Charlotte 5 and I’m honored to be one of the speakers! I’ll be giving you tips on How To Get Pretty Much Anyone To Do Pretty Much Anything. I’m launching the battle early with my ENFP inclinations, and making myself begin working on my talk now in the hopes of finishing strong and avoiding…
Here’s a cool personal project from designer Meg Jannot — a Tumblr called Branding the Presidents. She’s designing each of the 44 presidents over the course of 44 days. A great exercise for any designer, and especially great for this breathless, rough-and-tumble election year. Nice work Meg! I especially love how different they all are. Here are a few highlights. Click here to see the whole set on Tumblr. Which ones are your favorites? Thanks Ilina!
I saw this quote on an Instagram image from the lovely Maile Wilson. It spoke to me. So I designed it.
Found this amazing quiz over at How About Orange today. It is utter witchcraft, I tell you. You pick the colors you like (and don’t like), and it tells you what career you should have. And it works! So much so that it completely picked up on my inner Aries/Taurus chaos by suggesting that I am first a Creator and second an Organizer. (Hello Right Brain? Meet Left Brain. Now be friends.) What should you be when you grow up? Take the test and let me know! PS. It doesn’t appear to like Safari, but Firefox worked great. (Thanks Jessica!)