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I Hate My Computer

Looks like there will be no new post this week. My computer is staging a protest and for the fourth time is on its way to my local Apple store. Last time I broke down and bought a new and … Continue reading

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In Bloom

I awoke this morning to the smell of the blooming tree outside my window. While lying in bed my husband informed me that daylight saving time starts this weekend. Taken together, the tree and the time, I realized that an … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

We will be spending the next two weeks overeating, hanging out with friends and family, watching corny Christmas movies, and generally indulging ourselves in every way we can imagine. For this reason you’ll need to wait until the new year … Continue reading

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Art and Design

In December it will be three years since we published our book Design: A Beginner’s Handbook. In structuring that textbook we decided to use simple real-world examples of the design elements and principles. We opted to demonstrate the application of … Continue reading

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July 4th 2017

We will be on vacation for the next two weeks, celebrating the American 4th of July holiday. During this difficult time living with the Trump Administration we are trying to remain positive by remembering the freedoms on which our country … Continue reading

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On Vacation

This week is the Thanksgiving holiday here in the United States. It’s a time for family and friends to gather and celebrate the good things happening in our lives. That also involves traveling, hosting and preparing for events. So… The … Continue reading

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Taking A Break

It’s Summer here in California. Schools are closed. Galleries are operating on a reduced schedule. People are going to the beaches and mountains for some much needed rest and revitalization. So… We’ve decided to join them and take a break … Continue reading

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Random Things Online (Part 2)

Last week I posted some links to help inspire creativity. I suggested you get in the habit of exploring random sites and resources, collecting ideas and images for future use. I’m often reminded of a John Baldessari lecture I attended … Continue reading

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Random Things Online (Part 1)

In the last post I intended to provide links to a random assortment of online sites. Somehow I got distracted and instead focused on creativity. Today I am back to my original idea but with a slight twist. Yes, the links … Continue reading

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Design: A Beginner’s Handbook

This is a first for us. Yes, an outright request. If you appreciate all of the information provided by this blog, then please consider purchasing Design: A Beginner’s Handbook, the ebook that is at the center of all our investigations. … Continue reading

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