David Airey is an independent graphic designer working with companies of all sizes since 2005.

Aesop on kindness

Mouse carving

This one isn’t just appropriate for the business of design, but for life in general.

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Aesop on giving critiques

Two bags

According to ancient lore, every man is born into the world with two bags suspended from his neck — one in front and one behind, and both are full of faults.

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Aesop on client focus

Dog hand silhouette

Don’t spend time dreaming of future clients when you should be focusing on those you have.

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Aesop on design contests

Lion stone carving

No matter how much you have, never argue with quality.

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Aesop on hiring a professional

Aesop the Greek

Last week I read a collection of his short stories, and as many of them relate to the business of design, I’ll share a few in a mini-series of posts. Here’s the first.

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