"If you can't draw on the back of an envelope, on a bank receipt or a beer coaster, you're not a designer." Linda Carson

“If you can’t draw on the back of an envelope, on a bank receipt or a beer coaster, you’re not a designer.” Linda Carson

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“You stand at the intersection set of all the things you take seriously.” Linda Carson

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Dreams are undirected mash-ups of our thoughts and experiences, mash-ups that sometimes produce ideas worth exploring. But dreams are also fleeting, almost always forgotten after waking. Thomas Edison used to take naps sitting in a comfortable chair, with metal pie plates sitting on the floor on either side, while holding marbles in his hands. When…

Imagine a corner with a comfy chair…

I want a corner furnished with one comfy chair and a bookshelf. I’m going to keep all my books on creative thinking on that shelf, and put post-its and a notebook on the side table. You will know, when you visit that corner, which are the best books. They’ll be well-worn, festooned with sticky tabs…