Required Reading 4.6.2012

Required Reading is a weekly listing of all the bits of visual inspiration, cool videos, news, hip links, and miscellaneous information that rattles my head during the week. The stuff that’s worth bookmarking and gets my brain-juices flowing.

A look at a fascinating new board game that uses conductive jelly to make music, I really like this combination audio and visual elements coming together to create a tactile DIY instrument. | Noisy Jelly

My newest photography blog addiction is a collection of interviews and photo stories of people who the author has met around his home in Brooklyn, NY. | Backyard Bill

Thoughts on adapting to change, dealing with clients, falling too in love with your own ideas, and over-romanticizing your own creativity, and being a professional. | Counterpoint: What the Fuck Makes You Too Good For Advertising

Douglas Sonders has been dropping some welcome philosophical thoughts about photography the past few weeks, like this one about building meaningful relationships with your clients, taking chances on them, and how loyalty will pay you back in the end. | Loyalty – One Of the Biggest Keys to Career Longevity

Masters of Photoshop show you how its (not) done | Masters of Photoshop

Try some of these exercises to get you brain revved up next time you hit a road block or need to sharpen up your mind. | Five Classic Creative Challenges

Another great article on freelancers developing their sense of pricing and understanding how self-worth plays an important role in it. | A List Apart

There is a lot to be said about tenacity. | The Dirty Little Secret of Overnight Success

The big difference between using tools and being an idea-maker. | Using Your Creativity to Its Full Potential

Pretty minimalist t-shirts | Swiss Miss

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