About the Author

Andy Rutledge

Andy Rutledge is a designer, writer, composer, husband, and father living near Dallas, Texas. He is co-owner and co-founder of the design studio Unit Interactive. Since 2004, Andy has been writing thought-provoking and often fiery articles about design culture, professionalism, and craft on his personal site, Design View.

Andy came to the design profession after a dozen years as corporate general manager of an independent retail chain and a couple of years as editor and publisher of a multi-language online subscription magazine for bonsai artists. He averages 200 miles per week on his road bike and is still an avid bonsai enthusiast.

He believes a man should have a beard.

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