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Advice for New Designers

A quick pep talk for those feeling lost or discouraged

II just moved back to Seattle after eight years in San Francisco. It feels really great to be home. And it reminds me that I’ve been a designer for a while.

In Seattle, phantoms of my earlier life are everywhere. The University of Washington campus, where I stubbornly majored in painting, while slowly…




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