This entry's for all the talented folks I met at Chicago's CONNECT Graphic Design Conference, over there at the Merchandise Mart. (holla!) It was a humbling and inspiring moment, when I got to feast my eyes on all that amazing design goodness. Your books were great and you guys shined in your own personal styles and positive energy, and it was really exciting to see. I had a great time chatting with you during the portfolio review and after the event, and I hope whatever I said was helpful.
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