Archive for March, 2007

are businessmen really designophobes?

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

Business men and women don’t like the term “design.” I think they think it implies drapes or dresses. Even top CEOs who embrace design don’t want to call it that. They want to call it “Innovation.” That has a manly right to it. It’s strong, techie. These folks are perfectly willing to use the word […]

no bull! still!

Wednesday, March 28th, 2007

>> is a site i (re) discovered today. that is to say, i originally found the company through their Bullfighter software somewhere between 1999 and 2001. i was in a Marketing position. i’d often write copy for ads, sales sheets, annual reports, press releases and whatnot. the software would check documents for readability, teach you […]

monkey hugs

Monday, March 12th, 2007

i couldn’t get to the street from my hotel room fast enough to take him up on the offer. guess i could have jumped. it felt like a long time since i’d been anywhere but in my seat in the mushroom cellar, been part of anything bigger than the menu i’m working on, so i […]