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Video: Rituals and Totems

  If you haven't subscribed to Creative People Are Weird yet, you should do so now.Today's topic is one I've discussed before.I have a philosophy about the way Millenials engage with the world around them. It's at the core of a lot of strange behaviors and I believe that creative people may often experience the phenomenon in a more concentrated way than others.What about you, what rituals do you engage in? What objects have you amassed...

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video | creative spaces redux

When I went to name this post, I was alerted to the fact that I had already written a post called "Creative Spaces." It was about SND CYN, the co-working space Jasmine Star was using.How appropriate, then, that today's #CreativePeopleAreWeird was recorded in Lakeland's very own co-working space, Catapult.Don't begrudge the creative that needs a very specific environment in which to create. It's all in the name of summoning and serving The Muse....

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Feb 25 2014

Laser-engraved Faux Bois Acrylic

It only occurred to me recently that, during the recent re-design of my website, I left out one of my favorite projects from my portfolio. I joined a few friends in creating an environment  for Every Last Detail's style dictionary.The venue, a century-old home under renovation, proved an excellent opportunity for me to make a point I had been wanting to make: Acrylic invitations don't have to be ultra-glitzy. Don't get me wrong, I love...

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Feb 21 2014

Constantly Adjusting

Ever since I started handling letterpress printing in-house, the shop has brought me moments of utter delight and sheer terror. Those moments usually occur consistently in two distinct parts of the shop. Delight at the press. Terror at the cutter.I've hated my cutter since the day I bought it. Sure, it's nice and I got a nice price, but I've always felt as though I was missing some sort of cutter mojo and so often, a job...

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The Dirty Little Secret of Pricing

I might have to duck after this one.Have you ever been subject to a "pain in the butt fee?" You may have without even knowing it.Some creatives have a dirty little secret to pricing. Do you?How do you feel about it?Please, tell me. I really want to know....

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What’s Going on With Shia LaBeouf?

Shia LaBeouf's been in the news lately for some rather odd behavior. Except I don't think it's all that odd.Welcome to the fourth installment of #CreativePeopleAreWeird, wherein we explore the Creative's use of source material.What do you think? Is there such a thing as true creativity? How obfuscated does source material have to be in order to appear creative? Comment below or at Youtube....

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