Better late than never. First off, thank you all very much for your birthday wishes; as simple as it is to send off a quick wall post on Facebook, or to shoot off a quick text, it’s always nice to know that people are thinking of you. Keeping with the tradition of the past couple… »
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the personal blog of jack curry, new york city-based designer and typographer
thoughts on graphic design, typography, branding, single malt scotch, and how to make a perfect cup of coffee (among other things).
- When a brush is a broom.
- I attended a talk that graphic designer Debbie Millman gave the other week in which she jokingly drew a comparison of designers to janitors. While most people in the audience laughed at what was meant to be a lighthearted joke, Debbie’s comment brought back a flood of thoughts from my years as an undergraduate art… »
- Coding Angst
- At an AIGA/NY talk that Jussi Ängeslevä gave last week, a point was brought up in the Q&A afterwards that I thought was interesting: should designers learn to code? Jussi of course resoundingly gave his support to this notion, but then threw the question over to a colleague that was in attendance, who said something… »
- “What do you want to be?”
- Earlier this year, a good friend and mentor of mine put my feet to the fire and asked “what do you want to be in five years?” I “um”ed and “err”ed for a bit and began to give a very textbook response (probably something along the lines of “senior designer at a medium-sized brand firm”),… »