Signs

Not Art

Not Art

Proof that art does not give you gas.

Beer Money

Beer Money

Not even craft beers…

(Just a little inspiration for you in case you were tempted to work for less than you’re worth)

Kilroy in the Hamptons

Kilroy in the Hamptons

Bridgehampton, NY

Your Best Work

Your Best Work

The desire to keep things fresh and new in your portfolio can sometimes overwhelm your better judgement, and a sub-par design/illustration/photo can make its way into your: Online portfolios* Physical portfolios Samples We’ve all done work that we can admit isn’t our best (often it’s because a client thinks they […]

I Couldn’t Help Notice…

I Couldn’t Help Notice…

I couldn’t help notice this on the side of a tow truck the other day. I suppose they were hoping to make an impression so that the next time I need to tow my car I’ll use Countryside Towing… or maybe it truly is a PSA. Sometimes a cigar is […]

Yard Sale- 5.4.5.6?

Yard Sale- 5.4.5.6?

I loved finding this yard sale sign. From the look of the wooden post, this is a very popular spot for signs. It’s located at an intersection in Sag Harbor in the Hamptons (New York) where if you follow the arrow you get to drive down a road with a […]

Another Portfolio Piece

Another Portfolio Piece

Speculative (spec) work doesn’t always (some say, ever) work out in your interest. Neither does working for free so you can have another portfolio piece. Don’t let a client take advantage of you.┬áIf a client’s business uses your artwork then you should be compensated. AIGA has a page of information […]

Dog Boarding Sign

Dog Boarding Sign

Here’s a person who is thinking positively despite the current economy. She printed some homemade signs and posted them around town and is just so absolutely certain that there is a strong market for dog boarding that she took steps to make sure she won’t run out of tags for […]

EAT

EAT

I found this sign in a very small town in New Mexico called Cloudcroft, and I loved the bold, no-nonsense statement it made. EAT. No specials in the window, just a bold-faced command and each viewer certainly must pause to consider whether his/her own mother placed that word there just […]