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 …

The Benefits of a Thicker Skin

David Airey recently asked the question as to whether an all-positive feedback style system is better for design learning than the more typical critical appraisal. I think this question begs to be asked and discussed more in our libre corner of the design world. While I make no attempt to be all-knowing or all-seeing, it …

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 …