Addison Duvall

Addison is the author of Food Identities, a blog that explores the crossroads of food, design, and culture. She's written some things, designed other things, and eaten a whole lot of food.

Latest posts

5 Ways to Gather Ideas That Will Impress For Designers

More and more designers are turning to blogging to get their ideas about design out there and be…

5 Superstitions in Design That Clients Believe

People are amazingly self-deceptive. We allow ourselves to believe many things that aren’t true, simply because they make…

6 Key Things Lacking in The Design Community Today

The design community, like any community, has its problems and issues that need to be resolved. It’s going…

How to Tell Stories Others Want to Share

Storytelling is a key factor in successful design, and content creation in general. Without telling some kind of…

Who Should Care More About Your Design, You or Your Client?

The question of who ought to care more about a commercial design project is a surprisingly divisive one.…

How to Turn Skepticism Into Success: An Experiment

An experiment that helps you learn from something you initially turn up our noses at or were skeptical…

How to Quit Acting Like an Amateur Designer

Everyone has at least one designer friend who just gives off an air of unprofessionalism. Perhaps it’s even…

Developing A Creative Ritual (For Higher Productivity)

Many of the world’s most successful creatives had peculiar habits and rituals that they used to make some…

5 Reasons Why Designers Need a Mentor

What is a mentor? Plenty of people think it’s some formal, master/apprentice agreement that lasts for a certain…

Designers: When To Customize Type For Logos

Typefaces exist for a reason. They make our job as designers much, much easier, as we don’t have…