Regular readers here know I’m a big fan of street art. And when I find good stuff, I share it. In particular the work of Tracy Lee Stum have blown my mind of late – pushing the boundaries of what can be done with perspective and chalk, creating innovative new ways to expand the medium. [...]
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Martin Oberhäuser is an amazing designer that I’m sure you’ve all seen his work at one point or another. His work is very popular on both Behance and Dribbble networks and it inspires us all. I have interviewed Martin to get inside his head, to so what he thinks about design and what his philosophies [...]
Creativity is a rare beast. It's a blessing if you're born with it, a feat of accomplishment if you can learn it, and an act of kindness if you teach it. Right now, the pool of great designers is stocked with those just getting started in their careers and those who are looking to move on to more interesting opportunities. No matter what your reason is for seeking a creative career, or how great your work is, I'd like to share some tips and tricks that can help you ace your job interviews. Conti
Martin Wolf interviews yours truly on his blog, which is a very good mostly-link-blog-with-commentary you should subscribe to.
I’m a huge fan of Vivian Maier’s work. When I heard that there was an exhibition of her work right in my backyard (over at PCNW) it made me want to share some insight. In this interview, Photo Center’s Rafael Soldi and Jeffrey Goldstein discuss the in’s and out’s of discovering, developing and managing this [...]
It is not uncommon to find a photographer who is also a retoucher, it is way more rare, to find an excellent photographer who is also a great model and a talented retoucher. This is why I was so happy to have the chance to interview Renee Robyn, a Model, Photographer and Retoucher based in Alberta Canada (yes, all with capital letters.
I originally met Kelly Starrett through my pal Tim Ferriss (cjLIVE episode here) – who had nothing but amazing things to say… Kelly is a coach, physical therapist, author, speaker, and creator of www.MobilityWOD.com, which has revolutionized how athletes think about human movement and athletic performance (and he’s teaching a workshop with our friends over [...]
Andy: Being at best obscure or at worst intentionally misleading is precisely how many people view contracts. That’s likely because the contracts we are so often asked to sign have been written in language that’s unfamiliar to most of us. You might think that contracts must be written this way, but they don’t. Contracts can be written in any style you like, in language that’s as formal or as informal as you are. Use your contract to set the tone for the relationship with
Bruce Lawson interviews the editor of the HTML spec. A candid look into how the web evolves and its future by someone who has a lot more power in shaping it than we do. You know it's going to be good when the first question is:
Another great draw card is to be active in the community. Participate in online conversations, answer questions on Stack Overflow, fork GitHub repositories, dig through code, and keep on learning. If you find you need a tool or resource that doesn’t exist, try to build it. Open-source the code and add it to GitHub. Having a solid GitHub account that showcases your projects and involvement in the community can add that “Wow” factor to your application, especially with more techn
It’s a new year again and with many of you wondering if now is the time to start freelancing, or how to take your freelance business to the next level, I’ve got the perfect resource for you! It’s a nearly-forty-minute-long video interview with Jonathan Wold, an amazing, impressive, successful entrepreneur who’s been making a killing...
It is more impressive to show up on scene with $26 worth of light and come up with a decent interview light. Of course, this is not something I would do if I had a paying client, but it is a great way to play and learn about interview lighting if you are a starving student.
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W.M. Hunt is a champion of photography – A collector, curator and consultant who lives and works in New York. He is the author of “The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious,” Published in 2011 by Aperture. He is on the Board of Directors of the Eugene Smith Memorial Fund and The Center for Photography [...]
Inspiration is one of the many things that a graphic designer looks for in his work. It can be found in many different things; from …