Category Archives: Personal

I’m Baaaaaack!

It’s been over a year since my last post on here. Since then I’ve managed to land a gig at a really great agency to make my dream of becoming a professional designer come true. The down side of that is that I was so focused on breaking into the field and getting a job, […]

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Good Design Advice

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I haven’t been blogging as much as of late because I’ve been working so hard to establish agency contacts and set up portfolio reviews with industry professionals. Between this and taking on as many freelance projects as I can it doesn’t leave room for much else. I was on my favorite blog of late, Baby […]

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A PSA from The AOC

Drink More Beer

There are only a couple more weeks left in the summer after all. Have a great weekend! Image by Joey Ponce

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Summer 2012

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I thought this design summed up my summer pretty well. It’s been about a month since I graduated and prior to that I was actively in the trenches of portfolio completion at school. I’m now adjusting to post-graduate life and it’s been tricky. This new life entails looking at a lot of job boards, reaching out […]

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Video: Procrastination

I fell off the grid for the last couple of weeks due to an enormous amount of work I’ve had to complete to get my design portfolio finished before graduation this week. This video summed up the things I was doing (and still find myself doing) at many intervals. I’m approaching the finish line however […]

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Video: Milton Glaser – On Fear of Failure

Thoughts on failure by Milton Glaser, design master and the genius behind the I ♥ NY logo, Brooklyn Brewery logo and co-founder of New York Magazine. Really great video.

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Loving Instagram

I joined Instagram a few months ago and I love it. I think of it as a more visual version of Twitter. I’m curious however to see how it will change with the Facebook acquisition. If you’re on please say hi – @amandargeorge

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The 50 Things Every Creative Should Know

The 50

I’ve been reading a lot of design advice these days and one of the things I like to look back on is #The50 Things Every Creative Should Know by Jamie Wieck. This list was developed last year to address the most common concerns held by graduating creatives and aimed to bridge the gap between art college and […]

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Inspirational Words for Those Tough Times

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I rarely speak of myself here, but in addition to writing this awesome blog I’m a graphic design student studying to complete my portfolio this July. I recently left my full time job to give my new endeavor my all and while most days are full of excitement and enthusiasm for this new challenge others […]

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