May 2007 Archives
Just when I think I'm getting a handle on my world and the design culture in which I live, a person comes along who turns my thinking inside out and upside down. That person is Karim Rashid.
Ever since the digital revolution, there have been so many software options for design, page layout, photography, and illustration that many times it's hard to keep up with it all. If you're like me, as soon as I get an upgrade for the latest software, another one comes out and I have to learn the new 'bells and whistles' each time. How does one cope?
Remember love notes from elementary and middle school? We'd scribble them on pieces of paper and pass them to our intended interest while the teacher's back was to us - always hoping we wouldn't get caught. How horrible would it be to read such personal feelings in front of the class if we were caught? Well, that feeling of anxiety - quickly experienced and gone - was outweighed by the sheer laughter and silliness that many of us experienced at the second installment of the AIGA SF 2007 Design Lecture Series, with Davy Rothbart of Found magazine.