“scratching can look like borrowing or appropriating, but it’s an essential part of creativity. it’s primal, and very private. it’s a way of saying to the gods, “Oh, don’t mind me, i’ll just wander around in these back hallways…” and then grabbing that piece of fire and running like hell.” twyla tharp, the creative habit
the (abbreviated) world according to frank chimero Design does not equal client work. It’s hard to make purple work in a design. Eat breakfast. Realize that you are learning a trade, so craft matters more than most say. Realize that design is also a liberal art. Quiet is always an option, even if everyone is yelling. Libraries are a good place. The books are free there, and it smells great. If...