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We do not create art. We create belief.

Throughout history, civilization relied on the gods, saints and icons to assign meaning to the random events of our world. They gave reason to natural phenomena beyond our understanding. In their truest sense, brands are shorthand for what we believe. Are you a Wal-Mart person, or a Target person? Are you an Apple person, or […]

Long live the fragile.

As my old friend Tripp Westbrook has said, I wish I’d known how fragile great ideas really are. It’s pretty amazing how an invisible acknowledgement can gift lift and life to a creative notion. And an equally fleeting and gentle dismissal can banish it forever. Most of us will dismiss a good idea rather than […]