The fight against ugliness

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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 own small way, I am a crusader, a soldier, a world-changer. I am not ... (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 true." Over and over he said, "It's not about me or you: it's about ... (Read More)