I scanned parts of American Circus Posters out of the book with the same title, by Charles Philip Fox.
I am a graphic designer – I write my to-dos still on a sheet of paper and cross them out with my pen. Online and RGB colours meant Facebook, Google and Spiegel to me – a lot of entertainment and a few information. But I learned here what the web can actually do for me and how to use it “reasonably”. Rebecca, Anke and Flo, are studying online journalism and teached me. As well as Joseph, who has a passion for online to-do lists. I’ve took up these challenges and now, after a year of cooperation, I must admit that many of these tools make sense. My hard disk would be bursting without the dropbox, a lot of ideas would have gone lost without our wiki and I promise for the next issue that I will take Google Spreadsheets more seriously. So here’s a little anecdote from the rather stressful times of CIRCUS #1 and an ode to Google Spreadsheets.
Under the influence of my crazy twin sister, I somehow turn into one of those crazy kids who go to a new city without any money or a plan of any kind. Our destination: Amsterdam(n)! (more…)
It’s Monday and the end of August. We are sitting together in our usual Monday morning meeting. I’m looking through the air, letting my thoughts run wild in a daydream. The meeting is nearly over and suddenly it strikes me, that I haven’t got anything to do. But Josef, the CEO approaches me and gives me a task. Little do I know, that it will keep me busy for the next eight days. (more…)