Did small children die? Is the world coming to an end? If not, you’re cool.– How to assess the gravity of what didn’t get done on your day’s to do list, according to me. (via jenbee)
Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at...– Edward de Bono (via simko)
Today by Keri Smith
Today I just want to sit somewhere quietly and read poetry. I want to revel in absurd ideas about the universe and allow my mind to be a playground where anything can happen. I want to forget about all those things that “need doing” for a time, and “put my ear down next to my soul” and listen to what it really wants. I want to build something that has no function, except to turn up the corner...
The story behind Comic Sans →
Q What do you think of Comic Sans’ detractors? A I think most of them secretly like Comic Sans — or at least wish they had made it. Interesting fact: the main designer at Twitter tweeted that the most server space is used by complaints about: first, airlines; second, Comic Sans; and third, Justin Bieber. So not even The Bieber can beat Comic Sans! from wattlebirdblog
Every work of art that you care about makes us attentive.– Milton Glaser: first graphic designer to win the National Medal of Arts. Glaser continues: How does art help you survive? It helps us survive by making us attentive. In a simplistic way, when you go past a forest and you look at it and you say, “that looks just like Cézanne.” And you realize Cézanne...
"The quickest way to acquire self-confidence is to...