I've always taken lots of notes. Whether as a reminder or a resource to refer back to, I believed they were worth taking. Little did I know, as I dedicated one blank sketchbook to each of my eight terms at Art Center, that I'd use these notes even out of context. They would, in fact, become my philosophy.
I was asked to create 4 promotional pieces for the relaunch of Hip Mama magazine...
Hi! My name is Maia Swift and I am a recent ad grad living & creating in Los Angeles.
For the last six years my creative records were solely analog. (Aside from few moments on my insta) Every assignment, idea, and critique brought life to blank pages. My creative process living only in the scribbles they were created through (earning proper shelf space).
I will be using this blog as a space share new projects, design experiments, or thoughts explored that may never make it onto my portfolio site.
Starting with this Medium excerpt written by Kevin Ashton, a technology Pioneer:
Wipe away the magic and myth of creating and all that remains is work: the work of becoming expert through study and practice, the work of finding solutions to problems and problems with those solutions, the work of trial and error, the work of thinking and perfecting, the work of creating.
Feel free to say hi anytime. And check back soon.