Shoulders of Giants

Shoulders of Giants

This platform at Mt Pisgah was built when I was four. The whole hike up, which is only 1.5 miles, is fairly steep in spots and full of large rocks that have been placed as steps. Hundreds of them.

Though it feels like hard work at times to reach the summit, much harder work was done before me, to make my journey easier, possible even. Life is like that all around us, if you take a moment to reflect. We stand on the shoulders on giants.
On each step I wondered about who placed the rock onto which I was stepping. Who laid down the path long ago and who maintained it this week.
Thank you whoever you are.

Today, let’s rest. Tomorrow, let’s go lay down some rocks.

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Asheville’s Urban Trail Interpretive Sign

Asheville’s Urban Trail Interpretive Sign

Recent sign designed, engineered and fabricated in collaboration with @giganticavl, @chukkb & @allegraasheville with and for the @cityofasheville and @avldowntown as part the Urban Trail project.

Feeling grateful for the opportunity to help honor the legacy and genius of architect Raphael Guastafino. If you don’t know who that is, look him up. Much respect is due.

You can find it in front the Basilica of St. Lawrence, right by the Love Asheville mural which was the first project I did with Scott Smith a year ago.

I’m pretty proud of this one and what we’ve accomplished in this year in general.

Onward!
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Beloved

Beloved

Emerson had the priveledge of joining me at Creative Mornings this morning, playing his small part in making connections, learning about the struggles of those less priveledged in our community from @belovedasheville.

Thanks for helping to engage his spirit in the responsibility we have to do the work to break down barriers that divide us. Not that he needed much help in that department with his big ol’ ❤️ Consider donating to Beloved Asheville today. Link in bio 👆

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MusicWorks True Colors Poster

MusicWorks True Colors Poster

Fun little flyer design I did for @musicworksasheville. Be sure to come check out their big spring concert Friday May 10th at Trinity United Methodist Church. Which as the law of small world states, I also designed the church’s sign package a while back. My wife @aniliaj is the assistant director of the musicworks program and my kids are in it. I also LOVE music and am a recovering musician myself. And we are all made of mostly nothing vibrating in a constant quantum musical dance at a frequency you can only usually hear when you’re about to fall asleep. I think it’s in the key of dreams.
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AIGA Member Spotlight

AIGA Member Spotlight

Thanks to @aigaasheville for the member spotlight this week!

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