Inspiration

Stories of Hope

Recently I've started receiving the Ad Age Global E-News. It's fun to read what's happening in our industry in other parts of the world. One headline caught my attention this week, Red Cross Stories of Hope. It featured Leo Burnett Iberia's opening of...
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Beauty & The Brain

The Week, my favorite news magazine, always features an art exhibit of the week. This week's exhibit was so intriguing I wish I could squeeze in a trip to Baltimore before April. Hosted at the Walters Art Museum, and sponsored by the museum and the Zanvyl...
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Hope For Haiti

The compassion and generosity displayed following the earthquakes in Haiti has been remarkable. We’ve seen this before many times – a natural or man-made disaster inspires the very best from inside us. But, for me, Haiti feels different. In large...
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2010 ADDYS

This weekend, the AAF-Little Rock (formerly AdFed) brought 3 wonderful judges into town to judge the club's annual ADDY competition. As a member of the ADDY committee, my presence was requested to assist with the judging, and while I was not initially...
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Love Letters

It's always nice to give something a little extra that makes other people feel good as well as gets your name out there for people to see. A design studio called Culture Pilot did just that when they gave out their Love Letters at SxSW 2009 in Austin.
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2010 Design Trends

As we embark upon another 365-day journey around the sun, we, as individuals, have the unique opportunity to make resolutions, plans, and predictions for the new year. The design world is no different than the individual; also venturing to make guesses...
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MindMeister

Today I'd like to share an online tool that I recently found. For those of you who have busy lives, brainstorm often or if you just like to organize things, check out MindMeister.
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The Impact of Passion

As an employee of a small business, I know the challenges we face. Our competitors generally have more money, more employees, and more connections. Therefore, I tend to look out for other small businesses and support them in my own small way. While in...
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