This is a creative article. It’s about creativity. The creativity I used to write it is quite creative. Also, it’s about why we shouldn’t use the word “creative” to describe ourselves.
…is a graphic designer.
The field of design is a trade and a craft. It’s applying a set of skills. There is no magic tied up in software that will do the work for you.
Now every article and post on this site is completely static and created with Jekyll. There is no CMS to maintain. No server requirements. No plugins to get working right. No caching. As simple as it gets. Here’s the how and why.
Here are two lists. These lists I’m calling “Things to Know” and “Things to Do”. These are things I’ve discovered in my life so far. I find them helpful, even comforting. I hope you do too.
Everyone has some starting point when beginning a new project. Not many actually start with a blank sheet. Where should a web designer’s starting point be?
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