Micaiah Bethune is a young New Orleans-based designer on a mission. Frustrated by all the mass-produced cookie-cutter looks that dominate menʼs fashion,
Having a great network is the difference between success and lonely Saturday nights. I’m going to share a couple of tips that I have learned over the years that keep my network as powerful as CTU’s.
According to the United Nations’ think tank The Millennium Project, “the capacity to decide,” is cited as one of 15 global challenges facing humanity today.
Whipping out a cliché allows a leader to avoid explaining, avoid justifying, avoid having a deeper and more meaningful conversation… in short, avoid being a real leader.
Slack is a chat app, and I say that with a smile. Because the very act of chatting is where Slack sets itself apart from the rest.
Not simply ‘blank space’, whitespace is required to let the graphical and typographical elements exist in the desired composition.
At the beginning of the year, a friend invited me to partner with his agency to do some mobile work for Landmark Theatres.
I have been looking at the reality of human tendencies and how they would relate to past heroic figures if they existed today.
You start explaining your vision and get the blank stares. Silence. Why? Did you not explain yourself well enough? Should you have flushed out your example a bit more?
I spent a fair amount of time in my youth drawing ninja turtles. I didn’t realize it then, but those sketches were forming my sense of design. Color can give you an edge Color theory was probably the most skipped class in my art school. Everyone assumed they knew the best color combination or simply used a Pantone book when they needed colors. One color gave you an edge. Red. It has an agressive feel to it that makes you passionate, impulsive, and ready for action. Like the demeanor of my favorite turtle, Raphael. I always sketched an aggressive pose befitting of the red bandana. It takes zen-like control of your brainpower to create beauty on-demand What I originally thought was skill turned out to be inner-peace and control in great design. The best designers are usually calm, balanced, smart and measured in their approach to their craft. Donatello’s purple […]