Monday, July 02, 2007

Call me old fashioned

The post "10 tips from an old-school designer" at Creative Bits rang a few bells with me.

I must be showing my age, but I trained and began working as a designer when we drew all our lines with a 'rapidograph', made manual colour separations, used bromides, drawing boards, Letraset, rubber cement, scalpels -- and had to do arcane calculations before having someone set our type for us.

It was slow, exacting, satisfying.

I wouldn't go back. The (mac) computer is the tool of choice now.

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