Apagogie Ordinaire

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“My heart says yeah, but can’t convince the rest of me.” Logic

Designer as writer: shared principles

Designer as writer: shared principles

In this intriguing and beautifully set essay, writer an designer Stas Aki draws parallels between the principles of his two crafts.  From flow to details, he points out the synergies between a well-written piece and a well-designed work, with a convincing set of...

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The War of Art: how to turn pro at your craft

The War of Art: how to turn pro at your craft

The 10 quick quotes below are from The War of Art by Steven Pressfield and selected by Ryan Holiday in this excellent Forbes article. It's now at the top of my reading list. We're pros. We're not amateurs. We have patience. We can handle adversity.Steven Pressfield,...

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