Donovan Beery celebrates the eleventh anniversary of his company: "At the 2009 HOW Conference in Austin, I got some of the best design and business advice from Terry Marks. It was simple – during a recession, the companies that carry on with marketing come out of it faster, and do much better afterwards. Carry on."
I bet they don’t ask you take out the trash at TED. I was up to my elbows in stinking, dripping after-party crud when Doug Grimmett of Primal Screen/Atlanta looked at me and said, “I came here with high expectations. You exceeded them." REUNION 2012 found 60 creative people reconnect, reemerge and reinforce the value of friendship, collaboration and love ...
Looking Back Over The Years, Donovan Beery Recalls Some Good Advice It’s weird to think that last month marked my company’s 10th anniversary. I realize that 10 is just a number, but numbers can make us reflect back on what it took to get to where we are sometimes, and this is one of those [...]
Holding your breath? Wait no more! According to research shared in this article in the NYT Sunday Review on Sunday January 8. 2012, those who make and publicly state New Year’s resolutions are more likely to achieve them. That is give hope to those willing to say it loud. We asked a few friends what resolutions they have made for 2012 and what plans they have ...
Ryan McGovern chats with Terry Marks, founder of TMARKS from Seattle who shares his valuable insight on the business of design. Terry discusses what it's like starting a business, what keeps him going and why good design is so important.
We asked Terry Marks to tell us what having a child has done to a forty-something designer’s worldview. Do you have a life note to share with Against the Grain? Email email@example.com your wonderful thoughts.
Terry Marks never met a stranger. Here he tells us what keeps him motivated during Seattle's rainy season: "So, if trusting oneself is to know how to live, what about trusting you are in the right place when that places feels like fiberglass in your underwear? You have to put up with some discomfort now and then‑more now, than then. Welcome to adulthood, ladies ...
Good Design is a book by Terry Marks edited by our Neenah Blogger, Matt Porter that was released by Emily Potts of Rockport Publishers in August 2009. We interviewed Terry and Emily on the book. Their comments are insightful and the book is a valuable resource as well as an entertaining and often funny read.