What are you working on?
Last time I asked this question, the response from everyone rading this blog was inspiring: you were starting blogs, building apps, planning adventures, and launching brands.So I thought it would be fun to repeat the experiment, but with a twist to encourage you to connect with each other..
The freelancer’s guide to having a Monday morning meeting with yourself
My housemates sometimes leave in the morning with a jealous shout of “Off to do some real work!” But I don’t think they realise that…
15 things they might not teach you about graphic design when you’re a student
Tips for graphic design students on getting the most out of internships, and on taking the first exciting few steps in their professional design career. (And a refresher for all of us who are already further down the line.)
The three traits that define meaningful work
Life can feel pretty rotten as a designer sometimes. You spend years honing your skills, and then along comes a client who thinks he…
You aren’t gonna need it
Why and how to strip things back to the core.
Use your introversion as a superpower, not an excuse
Thanks to writers like Susan Cain, it’s not unusual to hear people proclaim themselves as an introvert these days. Literally so, according to some…
On thinking you’ve missed the train (and restarting CycleLove)
I wrote this earlier in the week on the train up to Glasgow. For once I was packed 12 hours before I had to leave…
These are the things you can always control, no matter how tough life gets
Stand up for a second, and look at your feet. You’re looking down, right? (Gravity makes it pretty obvious). Now close your eyes, and imagine…
How to explore a multiverse of alternative careers, without the risk of quitting your job
A thought experiment to transform your career options from hypothetical to practical by taking small, intentional steps.
The secret of shorter.
Making something shorter doesn’t mean making it less interesting or less sexy.