#InspirationFriday: Patience is a Virtue

A friend of mine told me about a video essay that he watched about Leonardo Da Vinci which changed his outlook on life, and mentality of current social trends. I have linked to the videos before as Hot Links but I think this warrants a post explaining (or highlighting) the message. It is no secret that Da Vinci was an excellent person who excelled in nearly every field he dabbled in. We still project his work, admire the masterpieces, and marvel the craftsmanship. But what we forget is that he, like all of us, had to work his way through...

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#InspirationFriday: Design vs. Practicality

This Inspiration Friday is going to be a down and dirty one. One of the most important lessons you will learn the further you get into your creative process will be: “Who is my audience?” or more importantly “Who is my client?” I know what you’re doing right now, and that’s sharpening your pitchforks ready to combat the fact that I have said the client is more important than the audience. In an idealistic world, yes the audience is more important, but in reality the client is the one who will allow it to be approved for the audience to...

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#InspirationFriday: Unique teaching

This Inspiration Friday branches off from three previous posts (Engagement, Have Fun, and Create Usefulness/Uselessness) but I didn’t want to mash it into other posts because I think it definitely warrants it’s own Inspiration Friday praise. A project by Josh Worth it is called, “If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel – A Tediously Accurate Map of Our Solar System” and I have to say, it is simply one of the most beautiful and well designed projects I have ever seen. One of the greatest challenges growing up as a kid (and even as an adult) is comprehending how big...

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