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.
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Type Design and High color contrast work in getting the message across.
who woulda thunk that?
bird shaped scissors designed by Hiroshi Kajimoto.
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Sometimes it takes a really awesome brainiac to come up with something like this – it’s a perfect example of unexpected use of materials and an out-of-this-world inspiration to come up with this genius idea. Of course, the Oregon Ducks won the game, with a little help from their main men, Nike.
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