Target Your Art

During this past week I was on vacation and started reading Seth Godin’s latest book “Linchpin“. One particular passage was very apropos to what I’ve been harping on about recently and I thought it would make sense to quote it here. In Linchpin, Godin defines art as a “personal gift that changes the recipient”, and …

Ubuntu Rebranded

Ubuntu has revealed its new brand identity, and apparently it’s driven by the theme “light”. My initial thoughts are that while almost any step is likely a good one, I’m not overly enthusiastic about it. Maybe, and hopefully, that will change. Perhaps the first point I’d make is that while Ubuntu has never really committed …

I’m no MBA graduate, but…

Amongst a mailing list thread about Ubuntu’s alpha/beta wallpaper design, there was some lamenting about how it takes too long to agree on a wallpaper. And while I admittedly know absurdly little about the inner workings of the distro and its administration, I found the following comment quite funny: “I do agree that it takes …

Hand drawn outline font… or true love.

Proof that if you spend your idle time sketching typefaces and logo wordmarks on enough scrap paper and notebooks, and if you leave enough notepads and pens lying around, there is a small chance that things will rub off. ;) We’ve had a great holiday season so far. Hopefully everyone else has too. ps. Criticize …