You may have been taught never to use black in your designs. That's stupid. Stop doing that.
A few years ago, I walked away from a steady job as the VP of a nonprofit to become a full-time, self-employed copywriter. It was exactly what I needed to do, and it started me down a path that led me to my current role as an associate creative director...
“The Mind’s Eye” won’t school you about rules of thirds, the best angle to use when taking a picture of your cheeseburger or how to manufacture nostalgia using the Earlybird filter. But it will point the way to making your Instagram feed its very best.
SVG is a graphics format that has been around for a while. While it has been slow to take off (it has had spotty, quirky implementation across browsers), the imminent demise of Flash makes this a perfect time to revisit incorporating SVG into your production workflow.
I once visited New York’s Helen Hayes Theater to deliver a talk following a performance of The 39 Steps on Broadway. After the event was over, actor Sean Mahon and I stepped next door to Angus’ Bistro for a drink. This is what happened.