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When Google buys 99designs, the traditional design industry is screwed.

Most designers I know hate 99designs. 99designs is a marketplace for design work – things like logos, clothing, websites, and more. Read more...


When The Business Wags The Dog

Designers often make bad business decisions. Our “good design” negatively impact the business. Read more...


Step One: Don’t Kill Your Co-Founders

“Never get into business with your friends.” In January of 2017, my friends and I started Modernist Studio. Read more...


Design Is A Mess.

Design is muddy and frustrating and wonderful. The artifacts we create during the process are sloppy and incomplete and fleeting. Read more...

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