Today, my neighbor’s 7 year old daughter waited for me by the stoop and traded me 3 pieces of original, signed art in exchange for an extra large bar of Toblerone. She got what she wanted, and I got signed, original art on my walls.
I thought it was a great lesson in creative entrepreneurship.
1. Be in the right place at the right time.
2. Have something to offer, preferably something unique.
3. Be charming and make it hard for the other person to say No.
Posted in Art, Color, Design, Graphic Design, Unexpected, Wit
Tagged art, business, color, creative, creativity, design, entrepreneurship, humour, kids, negotiation
Sometimes, it takes a really open mind to make the grotesque sublimely beautiful. An eye for beauty and certainly inner peace to make the world at large re-look, re-think and re-assess how we can re-interpret what is aesthetically pleasing to us.
Here are some creepy pretty insect prints on expensive silk from Giles Deacon SS10 Collection, Karen Walker SS12 Collection & Klaus Haapaniemi’s Scarf Collection – do you have any you’d like to add? Have you ever saw beauty in something rather gross?
Posted in Accessory Design, Color, Design, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Textile Design
Tagged creativity, design, designers, fashion design, Giles Deacon, innovation, Karen Walker, Print design, Silk, textile design
What do you think? Do you think typeface / font size / kerning makes a difference?
Posted in Graphic Design, Stationery, things, Type design, Typography
Tagged Adam Christopher, design, design value, fonts, future notion, graphic design, type design, type face, typography