The fight against ugliness


by Abigail Westbrook The life of a designer is a life of fight: fight against the ugliness, just like a doctor fights against disease. For us, the visual disease is what we have around [us], and what we’re trying to do is to cure it somehow, with design. - Massimo Vignelli As a graphic designer, I smile when I think of my job in Massimo Vignelli's eloquent terms. Indeed, in my … [Read more...]

You Give Us What is Most Important

Abigail Paul attended the NICHE homeschool convention in Des Moines last weekend and wrote about the closing keynote session by Chris Klicka. I knew I had to share it with you all--this was immensely challenging and encouraging! -Natalie by Abigail Paul Mr. Klicka began by speaking of the value of thanking God for everything -- "not because you feel like it, but because it's … [Read more...]