How to Live a Creative Life

How to Live a Creative Life

Design a life worth living, not work your ass off to struggle to make a living. That essentially is the mantra of a Creative Hustler. We are, at times, bogged down with ideas, opportunities, failures and successes that can derail us from our ultimate objective of financial, location, and life freedom….

Building a Brand Around Technology

Building a Brand Around Technology

I’m pretty lucky to get to work with many amazing and talented creatives. Whether I’m crafting strategy for their clients, or helping the company themselves navigate through the white-noise of the modern-day marketplace, the one question I always seem to ask is: What does this do for the customer experience?…

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Creative and Interesting Beer Design

Craft beer breweries are popping up everywhere. As IPA’s, saison, stouts and the like keep getting more and more popular, their recipes and tastes are getting more and more creative. But selling beer isn’t just about how it tastes. A good beer has a solid label to go with it…

So What Exactly is 'Design Thinking' Anyway?

So What Exactly is 'Design Thinking' Anyway?

What is Design Thinking? Well for starters, we need to open to new ideas and have a thirst for continuously pushing our personal and professional boundaries. Remember, It’s the Creative Hustler way. It isn’t as much about theories as it is application. In any setting, in any industry, you can…

20 Rules of Graphic Design (part 2)

20 Rules of Graphic Design (part 2)

Recently we shared part 1 the 20 Rules of Graphic Design from Timothy Samara’s Visual Elements: A Graphic Style Manual. If you missed it you can find it here. Here’s part 2: 11. Be Universal; It’s Not Just About You Artists often create for themselves, but as a designer you create for everyone…

20 Rules of Graphic Design (part 1)

20 Rules of Graphic Design (part 1)

A person’s impression of what’s ‘good’ or ‘bad’ design generally is picked up through education and experience. Accumulated from the multitude of designers and critics who came before them, most criteria inevitably boils down to personal preference. All rules are meant to be broken, but rules should never be completely…