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Episode Info: it works both sides of the brain." —Michael Stinson Tweet This Additive & Subtractive Colours Lithographic printing Calculus Ramp Creative is 2 principals and 1 designer "If you follow the right words the path will take you to the promised land of the visuals." —Michael Stinson Tweet This Different methodologies — layer cake vs. pay-as-you-go Lots of Jewish families in New York City worked in the garment industry "You're an actor, you're a leader, you're an entrepreneur, you're a psychologist, you're a therapist ... all at the same time." —Michael Stinson Tweet This Building Brands, a Step-By-Step Guide for Creative Pros to Develop Strategy and Design Identity — original eBook by Prescott Perez-Fox Building Brands eBook "You're not going to use a crescent wrench for a hammer. Right tool for the right job." —Michael Stinson Tweet This "Never stop noticing design." —Michael Stinson Tweet This The most stringest morning routine ever described on The Busy Creator Podcast was that of Michael Bierut Reading in The Brain by Stanislas Dehaene on Amazon The Intellectual Devotional by David Kidder & Noah Oppenheim on Amazon and on Audible "Type isn't all about the characters themselves, it's about the space they take up and the negative space that's left." —Michael Stinson Tweet This Michael defines himself as an introvert Douglas Davis, another educator to appear as a guest Cat Rose discussed creative introverts on The Busy Creator Podcast  Type Ed  MichaelStinson.com  RampCreative.com  Michael Stinson on Twitter  Michael Stinson on Facebook  Michael Stinson on Instagram  Michael Stinson on LinkedIn  Type Ed on Twitter  Type Ed on Facebook Tools InDesign Basecamp Harvest Techniques Use Tables in InDesign for grid-based layouts (restaurant menus) Build type hierarchy from the body copy up (subheads, etc.) If you’re setting more than 35 words, don’t use All Caps, Italics, Centered Don’t be afraid to use hyphens, but with discipline. (e.g., don’t use hyphens in the first line) Don’t use more than 13 words on a line (left-aligned), or 7 words on a line (centered) Aim for 50-70 characters per line (type size in points x 2 = measure width in picas) Don’t build websites in Photoshop — it’s not made for layout Habits Keep the reader in your mind. Think of them first. Always take clients through a verbal discovery phase first before visuals Give your print partners multiple files — flattened, outlined, original files, native links, etc. — make their lives easier Constantly observe and comment on design around you Try Audible.com Free for 30-Days Visit BusyCreatorBook.com for your free trial Get The Intellectual Devotional Modern Culture: Revive Your Mind by David Kidder & Noah Oppenheim as a free audiobook   ...
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