Things learned the hard way

Everybody loves Natalie Portman

Find the female drummer

Pirates don't need your help

Make soldiers, not words

Be only a little crazy

Wipe the cruft off your screen

No one puts copy in the corner

The most interesting design projects are often the ones that epically failed. Yet we hardly ever talk about them, mostly out of mortal embarrassment. Luckily for you I spend most of my life embarrassing myself! Here's hoping a few of the lessons I've picked up along the way will help you, or perhaps be a bit more fun than clicking through a bunch of portfolio links. Good luck!