To start off the new year, I made this poster for you. It's based on some very wise words by Seth Godin that I've put into graphic form that you can print out and put on your wall. I don't believe in New Year's Resolutions because they are often forgotten
It was difficult picking something to quote in this blog post because the whole thing is so damn good. Seth Godin: Merely giving the people what they want is a shortcut to banality, mediocrity and invisibility. Take five minutes and go read it.
Seth Godin has a great post up today regarding our opportunities as designers: Everyone takes a shower without their glasses, and yet the little, indistinguishable bottles in the shower often have 12 point type describing what's inside. No, I'm not going to wear reading glasses in the shower. I will
Seth Godin: If we define anxiety as experiencing failure in advance, we can also understand its antonym, anticipation. This is a great way to approach taking control of your life. ∞
The way to get unstuck is to start down the wrong path, right now. This is exactly what I needed to hear right now. I'm starting on a new project and it's so overwhelming I had that deer-in-headlights feeling. Just get started. The end will come when it comes. Thanks
Seth nails it in this video regarding our broken education system. This really makes me even more pissed off about the ARE for architecture licensing. It's all about being processed.