Re: The Curse of Ambition

I recently read Brandon Rike’s blog post “The Curse of Ambition” and it struck a chord with me. Instead of commenting on his blog I wanted to write a follow-up blog entry.  He talks about getting older as a designer and what happens when you finally have something to lose that you never did when […]

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WMC Fest Recap: From the Founder’s Perspective

There’s a lot of recaps being posted around the net from those who attended the 2nd ever Weapons of Mass Creation Fest last weekend. And I love it. I love seeing their photos and their stories. I wanted to post a recap, but not like everyone else of course. I wanted to post a recap […]

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Interview with Jeff Finley on Create the Map

Jeff Finley is the founder of the Weapons of Mass Creation Fest (, a young grassroots movement to inspire and enable the creative mind. WMC Fest takes place annually in Cleveland, Ohio. Jeff’s also a partner/designer at Go Media ( Many thanks to Jeff for taking time to chat and share some of his story. […]

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Designers Who Started Their Own Clothing Line

As I’m writing the “Designers Guide to the Apparel Industry” eBook that I plan to release soon, I started to take notice of WHO are the role models that inspired this book. Essentially, who are the designers who started freelancing and eventually started and now run a successful clothing line? As Steve Knerem’s “start a […]

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Interview with WebDesignLedger now live

This is our first interview here on WDL, and we couldn’t have asked for a better interviewee. Jeff Finley is a well known figure in the design community, and as most great designers are…very busy. So we’re thankful that he took the time to answer a few questions for us. Read Full Interview

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