Oh, How Pinteresting!: Verifying Your Website →
pinterblog: Today, we’re launching a new feature called website verification! This feature lets you verify that you own the website on your Pinterest profile. To verify your website, visit your Settings page and click on the Verify Website button. Currently, we only support top-level domains, such as…
To me the company is about putting together pieces of the puzzle, not about...– Tim Cook via Fortune #APPL
Ad guy wonders why artist friend isn't rich and... →
“Art, while feeding off the economics of its time, has to be independent...– http://www.newint.org/features/web-exclusive/2011/11/17/antony-gormley-interview/#
Nigel Paul's Tumblr: Used Suits - A Parable →
nigelpaul: Based on a true story. There was once a man, Jack, who lived in a run-down bungalow surrounded by overgrown grass and weeds. One day, a man named Mr. Jones was wondering what to do with his used suit. Goodwill? A used-clothes bin somewhere? “I know, I’ll give this suit to Jack,” Mr. Jones said….
Looper Director Makes Downloadable Commentary for... →
ericalba: More directors should do this. Great idea
1. Take a pencil to write with on aeroplanes. Pens leak. But if the pencil...– 10 rules of writing from Margaret Atwood (via explore-blog)
Chalk animation drawn in-camera frame by frame. It took our drawing team of 3 two days and a week of preproduction. Happy with the end result. Airing on Quebec TV.
Algonquin College Chalk Mural Timelapse
American Illustration Award!
American Illustration selected my Holiday Essentials poster to be in it’s 31st annual book. Thanks to those in the distinguished jury who voted for it! Hopefully I’ll see you at the Party in NY in November. Anyone planning on going? Jury: Jen Bekman, 20x20; Steven Charny, Rolling Stone; Mia Song, Men’s Health; John Gall, Random House; Aviva Michaelov, The New York Times;...
An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.– James Whistler (via elclinto)
Apple's Core Marketing Principles
Empathy An intimate connection with the feelings of a customer. We will truly understand their needs better than any company Focus in order to do a good job on the things we decide to do, we must eliminate all of the unimportant opportunities. Impute People form an opinion about a company or a product based on the signals it conveys. People do judge a book by it’s cover. We may have the...
MMMinimal Tumblr theme →
Used by the brilliant Mark Porter Associates.
Artists and Rewards
If an artist strives for excellence in their work, economic rewards proportionate to the value that work delivers should be attached. Artists having stable finances means they can then safely create other forms of value that may not pay well like: helping good causes, spreading joy and making their neighbourhood a nicer place to live. Sometimes markets exploit artist’s work and offer low...
Unadventure as creation →
bobulate: Eno on unadventure: “In my normal life I’m a very unadventurous person,” Mr. Eno said. “I take the same walk every day and I eat in the same restaurants, and often eat exactly the same things in the same restaurants. I don’t adventure much except when I’m in the studio, and then I only want to adventure. I cannot bear doing something again, or thinking that I’m doing something again.” ...