James Greig

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My latest writing on design, freelancing and making stuff happen.
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Undesign: a manifesto for makers.

As this blog has just turned three, I wanted to compile a list of some of the lessons I've learnt since it started. (And since I became self-employed back in...

Small but not humble

What is the future of work in a world where everyone is self-employed? And is it ok not to have all the answers yet?

Time out.

Why I'm not writing during the month of May.

On giving yourself permission

Sometimes you have to say ‘fuck it’, and do something just for yourself, no matter what everyone else thinks.

Don’t take this advice

Let’s imagine that an alien of the small, friendly variety was to crash-land on earth, and somehow end up in my bedroom, as aliens often do in 80s movies...

The best way to complain

When you have an itch, you have a simple choice: ignore it, or give it a good scratch. What would happen if you applied the same principle to your life?...