Archive for: November, 2016

Why you may not actually want a DSLR

DSLR has been THE buzz word in the photography world for years now. And most people are not even sure why they need one. I can’t even begin to estimate the number of times I’ve been asked “What type of DSLR and lenses should I get?” For me, that question is always met with a…

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Intern Insights and Tips for Those Looking for Theirs

Thoughts from Mandy: Walking through the doors for my interview, I had no idea what to expect.  I knew very little about the firm however I knew I wanted to work for a creative studio where most days are not the same.  I know its sounds a bit odd but after being offered beer so…

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For the Love of Academia and Practice

First in an occasional series of blog posts about design teaching with design practice.   It’s the middle of the night, in the middle of the week and I just spent three hours pouring over projects from a freshman Color and Composition class I’m teaching at Wentworth Institute of Technology. I am both practitioner and…

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The Building Block of a Great Design… Parti explained.

My family is from a long line of teachers, but I did not follow in their footsteps and chose an architectural profession instead (although I have taught at several Boston colleges) … however one subject I want to educate clients on and mentor young designers in alike is the need for a parti in design. Webster’s…

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Finding creativity outside of your craft

When I was first starting out in my design career, one of my mentors in San Francisco advised me to always have a creative outlet outside of your chosen craft that you’re not getting paid for. The reason for this is threefold: First, you can dump your unbridled creativity into a project that moves at…

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