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2018-2019 Burning Man Calendar

Burning Man design, calendar print design

New year, new calendar. Summer is over, the school year is on, and we’re at the beginning of the Jewish new year. Fall feels like a fresh start to me, more than January 1st. Burning Man agrees – the annual Read More

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We Call BS – free postcard download

Its past time for gun control, our children should be safe in school and movie theaters and church and so should we. Grab this free download and write to your representatives, enough is enough. Click to download  Please share, and Read More

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The Secret History of the Burning Man Calendar

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Hi there – the 2018/2019 calendar is here! 2004 – 2005, Burning Man Calendar An amazing thing happened to the semi-secret Burning Man calendar last week, it went to Washington DC and made an appearance at the United States Conference Read More

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Feel Good Movies

What to watch when the world is on fire? Recommendations from my community, leaving here so I can find them when needed – in no particular order… Mr Wonderful Ferris Bueller Weird Science Some Kind of Wonderful Princess Bride Singing Read More

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Trumpocalypse – Free Resistance Images

punch nazis, fight fascists graphics

Resistance Graphics – all free to download When I’m too distracted by the news these days to get work done, I procrastinate making graphics to share my mood about the current administration. Procrastinanger. Pissed off Procrastcreate. If you’d like to support Read More

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Resistance Calendar

Resist - New Years Eve

How to handle the holidays under a Trump regime? Here’s a handy reminder. First week of January – First week of Feb… New Year’s Day, January 1 – Your New Year’s resolution = Resist Martin Luther King Jr Day, January Read More

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No Civility, No Service signs.

Scroll down for free download. Some friends shared the image below with me, purported to be an official BART sign, but much more likely to be the work of an insightful prankster (hats off to you whoever you are). They asked Read More

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I’m With Nasty

Im with nasty graphic design

The presidential election has completely taken over my year. In early 2016 I started a design project to experiment with typography of naughty silly words called The Weekly Slam. When the election, and some personal stuff started going sideways, I Read More

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The Weekly Slam

I started the Weekly Slam in spring 2016 with big plans last year to do one a week. The American political nightmare compelled me to switch gears. Well, I haven’t saved democracy, but I have a bunch of these still bubbling Read More

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Meet my design deputy

dreamy winter light and my design deputy

I couldn’t resist this shot of my design deputy in this dreamy winter light. Her support is mostly non-technical, but she’s a great muse.

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Starting/Ending the year off right.

Fundraising design for non profits

The first work day of the year is starting on a high note over here at Fishkin World Headquarters. I do miss my pajama days, but this text from my non-profit client, Berkeley Food and Housing Project (BFHP) makes it Read More

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Do I Need a New Website for 2016?

Infographic - flowchart "Do I need a new website in 2016?"

(click to enlarge) One minute you’re shaking sand out of your swimsuit, the next minute you’re wondering who is still even making jokes about fruitcake, much less buying it. That’s right, it’s that time of year again. Enter the panic. Read More

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