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.   In my life, I have always been interested in art. When I was in high-school, I was part of…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