It is essential to learn the rules. It is wise most of the time to follow the rules. It is on occasion a legitimate and powerful gesture to break the rules. Any idiot could lie and claim to be Spartacus. It's doing it at just the right time, in just the right way, for just the right reason, that makes it an act and a measure of greatness.
A card designed at the client's request to function as both a business and a personal card. Although she eventually chose a later modified version, the underlying principles are the same: the visual pun on house-sitting reminds her business contacts of her services, while to her personal contacts it simply appears to be a cute portrait.
Drop everything and watch the sun set. Open your window to it. To the city. To the roads and walls we raise to prove ourselves against death, against nature. There is nature, but there is no death. It is a line we circumscribe because we cannot admit life without some boundary. We cannot admit unity. Open . . . full post