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Artist or Designer?

By Food for Thought

When the word “artist” is forced away and replaced with “designer,” I’m left with a hole in my gut that grumbles about something very much missing here. Why? Human beings have long sought structure in our visual lives. The design mind must…

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The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.

– Jack Kerouac
young girls playing with plastic ponies

A lesson in letting go…

By Family

In the far northeast tip of Minnesota, about eight miles out from the small town of Ely, there lives a wretched old barn that defies death… and gravity. The crumbling wooden beast opens its mouth to a sort of storage zone for…

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SeekIng uncoMPLication
by any means necEssary


All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.

-Khalil Gibran
flat Mario

UX ponderings

By Gaming

Gaming has been part of my life since I figured out how opposable thumbs work. Before Playstation, Xbox, Super Nintendo, and Sega came good old-fashioned Duck Hunt and classic Mario. I couldn’t even guess at the number of hours, days, months I’ve…

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