Art is a GREAT way to spread ideas internally. Every day more CEOs realize this etc.

[“The processor is an expression of human potential.” One of the art pieces we did for Intel, loved by the CEO, now hanging in their boardroom etc.]  1. In terms of government spending, Rome’s first Emperor, Caesar Augustus pretty much had the biggest art budget in history. Even more than the Medicis. Way, way more than modern […]

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“and if only one percent of those people…”

I got this story from Derek Sivers, about a musician who bought a quarter-page ad in a big magazine. The magazine had a circulation of a million readers: The musician had pressed up 10,000 copies of his CD in anticipation of 10,000 orders that were sure to come through that week. He kept saying, “If […]

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the next gapingvoid print: “wolf vs sheep”, “love begets love”, or “create or die”

[UPDATE: “Wolf vs Sheep” will be the next gapingvoid print. Details here.] In case you haven’t been following, I have been updating a few images from my back catalogue [which numbers over 5,000 drawings, the last time I counted] and turning them into limited-edition silkscreens. It has been a great experience. It’s allowed me to […]

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Hugh MacLeod is a genius.  Genius.

Seth Godin
Best Selling Author

His work acknowledges the absurdity of workaday life, while also encouraging employees to respond with passion, creativity, and non-conformity...   MacLeod’s work is undeniably an improvement over the office schlock of yore. At its best, it’s more honest, and more cognizant of the entrepreneurial psyche, while still retaining some idealism.

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Last year my State of the College address was 76 slides loaded with data. This year it was 14 cartoons that were substantially more memorable.

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In moments of indecision I glance at the wall [to Hugh's work] for guidance.

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