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2018 has really been a banner year for Revision Path. We turned five years old, our listener audience expanded on to Spotify and iHeartRadio, and we were included as part of a design research summit in Switzerland. On a personal note, I was awarded the Steven Heller Prize for Cultural Commentary from AIGA, which means a lot in terms of exposing Revision Path to a greater audience, as well as affirming and certifying our place in design history.

And as the year wraps up, there’s one more big announcement to make — we’re moving to a media network!

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It’s December 1, so you know what that means — it’s time for our annual Holiday Gift Guide! Can you believe this is the 6th gift guide we’ve done? If you’ve missed our other guides (or you’re just looking for some more good stuff to buy), check them out here.

This year’s gift guide features a lot of my favorites and tools I use, and I hope you’ll really love what we have to offer. Let’s get to the good stuff!

Note: Affiliate links are used throughout this Holiday Gift Guide, and buying items through them means Revision Path also gets a small cut from the retailer. It’s another great way to support Revision Path and pick up something nice!
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Q: It is possible for someone to enter the field if they do not have a degree in that? If so, any tips?

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Hampton University, often called the “Home by the Sea” on the banks of Virginia’s southern peninsula, has molded several of today’s black art and design luminaries. The name Hampton is even included in conversations about the best HBCUs to attend for those interested in careers as artists, graphic designers, web gurus, and the like. While the specifics of the program are best known by Hampton’s alumni, let’s delve into what makes this department such a sterling example among HBCUs.

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Last month, designer Mary Ann Badavi and I conducted a workshop on service design during UX Week in San Francisco. But less than a year ago, we’d never met and never worked on a project before. We come from very different backgrounds and work in different aspects of design.

How did this happen?


Mary Ann Badavi and I present our Design for Good project. Photo credit: AIGA DC
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