Holidays are the time you stop actively doing, ponder ideas and make plans.
A ship in port is safe but that’s not what ships are built for.
As a designer, you can’t be afraid to completely start over when something isn’t working. Sometimes to get to the right solution you have to throw things out.
Winning doesn’t always mean getting first place; it means getting the best out of yourself.
If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it.
A few more beer label designs: http://karstenrowe.com/tag/beer/.
Another day, another rough sketch.
I still always start with a sketch, however rough.
When you run the marathon, you run against the distance, not against the other runners.
Dribbble – Show and tell for designers continues to be my go to place for design inspiration. I have two dribbble invites to give away. Tweet @karstenrowe your best work. The winner gets kudos & dribbble invite. Do it already.