TIPS, TRICKS AND TRIUMPHS. I stole this title when I went to attend the 2016 Adobe Max conference. This was a workshop title presented by Aaron Draplin, the Portland Oregon based, Michigan raised graphic design giant who offered a depth of all three in the hour we spent with him.
Later that year, I had the opportunity to go up from Bend Oregon to Portland and photography/hangout with the man for a magazine that I was directing creatvly, titled 1859 Oregon's Magazine. This was huge for me personally. I have a man crush on Aaron Draplin. If you spent five minutes with the man, seen any of his work, or doodled in one of his Field Note journals, you will notice quickly that... to be continued.