The One Color T-shirt: Fashion Dinosaur?

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A client’s graphic designer was in the office the other day wanting to know the latest tips and tricks for inks that they could use to present to their sales team.  My response was a good natured joke, “Hey, how about a one color black…

Decisiveness in Design – 8 Points That Will Turn You into a Creative Jedi-Master

There isn’t an easy way to calculate the thousands of designs I’ve seen produced over the years.  It is mind boggling to even think about it.  I’ve worked with some of the best and a few of the worst designers out there.  Some images…

What Apparel Decorators See When They Go to a Mall

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I’ve done it.  You’ve done it too.  You are sitting there waiting for your spouse, mind wandering and bored, when someone walks by wearing a t-shirt.  Your first thought to yourself is “Geez, who printed that?  Look how off-center…

Start 2014 Fresh – Rethink How You Design T-shirts

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Design Challenge!!  In an attempt to get your creative engine thinking in new directions this year, here is a baker’s dozen of some brief challenges to get you going.  Good luck!  (If you use any of these, I’d love to see the results. …

2013 Work Sets Up Goals for 2014

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First, thank you for reading my blog!!  I appreciate your time and hope that I have contributed something valuable for you. So the year 2013 has finally come to a close, and like a lot of people there is some time for some introspection. …

Chasing Tigers and Eating Strawberries

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This past week I had the distinct pleasure of attending two meditation sessions taught by my sister-in-law Jamie Beck.  She is a wonderful art therapist in the Boston area.  (Here’s the obligatory website plug - http://www.jkbecktherapy.com/AboutJamie.en.html) …