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MoMA artist. Designer to brave clients. Advisor for igniting passion for work through creativity. Keynote speaker.

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How to get over yourself. Designers need help with this one, including me. @JamesVictore
Retweeted by James Victore@imwtheband Hawaii? Dang. Don't tell my wife... she loves it there.Take a deep breath, inflate your chest and move forward— brave and scared shitless. @JamesVictore
Retweeted by James Victore.@twit_it_2015 Funny. You assume I am a 'natural'? It's always just felt like hard work. Just like you.A good morning.
I like birds. mags + Bon Apetit = Zombie. Easy."... and I'm all out of bubblegum." Rowdy Roddy Piper. Sorry to see you go. When the student is ready, the teacher appears. Hi.
About failing to trust yourself Burning Questions@Biff_creative Wow. That looks awesome. And it's a good mantra. luvya, James.
@bernadettejiwa Geesh. Folks gotta fight the friggin metaphor...An artist signs his work. Unless that artist is working with yohjiyamamoto @FionaArt @99u It's tough to grow up creative, playful and... weird. Cheers, JamesLast summer I went on a Type Safari with film maker @jacobkrupnick Check out “Type Safari with James… chat about Creative Courage with @CharlieGilkey Here: and Fearless for sale!"A band doesn't ask marketing what kind of song to write." @JamesVictore
Retweeted by James VictoreThanks to all the hoodlums, artists and talented mofos who came out to our Top Gun evening. Beautiful…
Great news! "Who Died and Made You Boss?" is in stock @HOWbrand your EGO can't dance... From @patagonia anniversary catalog. Calligraphy and Lettering Workshop with Jackson Alves you Tonight James Victore’s Top Gun. Come meet NYC’s finest and bravest designers, writers,…'s no creativity without confidence and courage secret of the Universe. Nobody knows shit. The new Patagonia catalog. only fail when you stop taking shots. @JamesVictore #BurningQuestions
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@_amandacardenas Word.How to get out of your own way. @JamesVictore #BurningQuestions - Thank, guys! I luvya, JamesBeing a weird designer has its benefits. Just ask @JamesVictore:
Retweeted by James VictoreMy best advice today, "Show your damn work and get over it. Show it or stop doing it."Some words I'll be reading every day from @JamesVictore. Pushing into what makes you fearful is the…
Retweeted by James VictoreForgive (yourself) and move on Burning QuestionsThe Cost of Freedom/ Columbus My first poster, Celebrate Columbus (1992), came from my own desires… @creativemorning It's a race?Forgive (yourself) and move on Undeniable Benefits of Being Weird - - @JamesVictore -
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@atbabel excellent!Ya know what's better than 'perfect'? DONE. Done is better than perfect. Feck Perfuction.@openhousehq Thanks for the kindness, OH!If you've not heard of @JamesVictore you need to. His site is:
Retweeted by James VictoreSubscribe to my newsletter for the whole story. click “Subscribe" art of creative courage. @JamesVictore piece in @CreativeReview #creativity
Retweeted by James VictoreJames Victore’s Top Gun. This Wednesday, July 29th. Come meet NYC’s finest and bravest designers,…
"What most people consider being "responsible," —a stable job, avoiding risk, maintaining a level of… Gamble everything on love.@Ragdoll_Inc Yup, you always have a choice.You Can Have an Easy Life or an Awesome One. Choose Wisely. @99uAccepting Less to Have More @99u"The things that made you weird as a kid make you great today." @JamesVictore @Grandrapids_CM:
Retweeted by James VictoreDesign classes students 💙 in 2015 from @JamesVictore @designincode @chrispiascik @PaperJamPress @thegiantthinker
Retweeted by James Victore"The opposite of being weird is boring." - self-quote I told Skyler this morning, inspired by the @JamesVictore
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Advertisers think you’re stupid. The cover of the August Bon Appetit is a great example. It's not a… Nope-- when they realize they hate their jobs.@steveESPOpowers We must have been in the same room.@steveESPOpowers @Signalnoise Steve knows how to play the game.“@Signalnoise: @JamesVictore If the client "always picks the shitty one"... why did you send them a shitty one?” hire me & only get 1 idea
Retweeted by James Victore@RitaJKing Why would I make this shit up? 2 boys, one is 4 months. If the client "always picks the shitty one"... why did you send them a shitty one?
Retweeted by James VictoreWhy so serious? Jack Nicholson/ Joker by Herb Ritts and me. are too many bitter designers. There's always a way out-- use your creativy. Find a way..@SandyChoiRadio @storygami @Medium @JamesVictore
Retweeted by James VictoreDesign classes students 💙 in 2015 from @JamesVictore @designincode @chrispiascik @PaperJamPress @thegiantthinker
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End the week on a funky note. “Weird Kid” by @JamesVictore ends at the top of the hour.
Retweeted by James Victore@berchman Does success=single?@russian_bob American? Huh? Is there a diff?Having a child is amazing. Unless you also want to have a life or a career or any free time whatsoever. True shit right there.The sketching process. Searching for controlled chaos. This part is, of course, fun. But how do you…'s a magic trick to making the fee bigger... Ask for more. No shit, it works!@roberthuston Brilliant. Damn, I wish I said that..Good morning World!"My ideas are not for everyone..." #preach #designmatters #designthinking #Repost @jamesvictore with @repostapp. ・・…
Retweeted by James VictoreDesign classes students 💙 in 2015 from @JamesVictore @designincode @chrispiascik @PaperJamPress @thegiantthinker
Retweeted by James VictoreLanguage: James Victore, Racism, New York 1993 @JamesVictore #JamesVictore #protest #typography #graphicdesign
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My website has a mullet. Check out the pink LIFE button for the party in the back. this one, too. I could go on all night... of my fav posters. Available (sm, med, huge) at Har! Nice meeting you.@JamesVictore also, in all seriousness, you're one of the reasons I started this Pricing Your Life's Work course
Retweeted by James VictoreHow to make work that matters in 3 steps by @JamesVictore BE BOLD, PEOPLE! #creativitymatters
Retweeted by James VictoreGo your own way. Or suffer the...
You gotta live your life according to your own plan, not your folks, not society's. James Victore's… to my Summer School Labs! Me working with you, both of us getting stronger! Read it in @CreativeReview's our Education issue feat. tech in the classroom, @JamesVictore , school design and more
Retweeted by James VictoreThis is what teaching looks like. Today's topic, "Beauty and Magic" check out my Victory Labs at… holstee Celebrate what makes you #weird. Picture by andyrado, #letterpress print by… what makes you #weird. Picture by @andyrado, print by @jamesvictore for Holstee.
Retweeted by James VictoreLiving your life to society's expectations
Stop living your life on other people's terms need to live our lives on our own terms. @JamesVictore #BurningQuestions
Retweeted by James VictoreGo your own way. @JamesVictore #BurningQuestions - need to live our lives on our own terms— not our parent's or society’s. @JamesVictore #BurningQuestions
Retweeted by James Victore.@starbelles There's ALWAYS a way out.Absurd thought of the day: "Work should be fun."
Retweeted by James Victore"The things that made you WEIRD" T is available // "Owning up to your weirdness… at to get the whole story. schools: Fuck specialization in branding or advertising. Most branding is…“I wish I had lived my life according to my own plans and not what others wanted of me.”
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