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A day (or two) in the life…

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A friend asked me recently: “but really, what do you do during a day?” We have been friends for almost a year and over the last few months, we shared a lot about our professional and creative endeavors. Still, somehow, she had no idea what I was doing for a living. I don’t find it surprising at all, I, myself, have a hard time answering that question. What do you do with your day? When I chose my career, early on, I knew I didn’t want a repetitive job.  That’s…read more

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What a relief, I’m just a multipotentialite!

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In my life, I have been many things professionally: a project manager in a design agency, a marketing manager for a pharmaceutical company, a media buyer/strategist, a dance instructor (twice), a professor, a journalist, an entrepreneur… Some would say “unstable”. For a while I believed them. With great sadness but acceptance. Until I discovered Emilie Wapnick‘s TEDTalk and I realized: I’m just a multipotentialite. With great enthusiasm and great pride.   When did I become a multipotentialite? In my life, I have always been interested in art. When I was…read more

Do you need to know Photoshop to be a designer?

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Let’s put it this way: my entire life, I have had a love-hate relationship with design. Well, no, actually. It was more of a love-hate relationship with the designer. Truth is, I love design. I crave design. I thrive when I design. “Wait, what? You design? But you’re not a designer…” Or am I? First of all, what is a designer? Let’s ask Merriam-Webster! “Creates and execute plans”: I can do that. “Creates and manufactures a new product style”: I can do that. So much for my graphic artist friends……read more