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January 27, 2014

Cover Letters – D

Welcome to week four in our spotlight series of letters of the alphabet and the typefaces that make them look great. This week’s letter is D (obviously). You can view …

January 20, 2014

Cover Letters – C

Welcome to week three in our effort to individually spotlight beautifully-rendered letters of the alphabet. View a high-res version in your choice of JPG or PDF formats by clicking the appropriate …

January 13, 2014

Cover Letters – B

Welcome to week two in our series of “cover letters” — individually spotlighted (spotlit?) letters of the alphabet. This week’s letter is available in both JPG and PDF formats (suitable for …

January 6, 2014

Cover Letters – A

Greetings, job seekers! Welcome to the first in what will be a series of “cover letters.” Every week I’ll post a new cover letter in both JPG and PDF formats …

September 5, 2012

A few thoughts on the Creative/Project Manager relationship

There is a tendency among project managers who act as intermediaries between the client and creatives to pass information back and forth unfiltered. The creative (me) will submit the project …

Easter Candy

I’ll be the first to admit that over-commercialization ruins holidays, but I’m not sure that “Scripture Candy” is the answer. Are these colors supposed to represent ideas, or flavors? Does …

October 6, 2011

That doesn’t sound delicious…

I was in a meeting with copywriter-extraordinaire Mimi yesterday when we found out about this: Now, when it comes to breakfast cereal, I’m normally a huge fan of Canada. After …

October 5, 2011

Web work

While I will always have a special affinity for ink and paper, this “internet” thing isn’t going away. While I’ve designed sites for years, building them has been a different …

September 1, 2011

Less is … less.

Marketing is storytelling. Too often, marketers, advertisers, designers and pundits give people just enough information to elicit an emotional response (usually something primal, like fear, greed, hunger or lust). They …

August 30, 2011


Went to Old Navy the other day, as I needed some new pants, and picked up a pair of these in “Blue Heron.” When I tried them on this morning, …