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

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…

Design Trends: Do We Follow Them Without Realizing It?

Quick – what’s the hottest design trend right now? Whether you answered ‘flat design‘ or something similar, it…

Designers: 7 Ways To Be More Prolific

With the demand for design increasing every day, so too is the number of designers out there competing…