Most of us don’t spend nearly enough time just thinking. The average workday tends to be a series of reactions interrupted by the occasional fit of productivity. So Jörg makes sure he spends plenty of time on his 1949 Ford tractor. That’s where he gets his best thinking done.
Fast Horse is looking for a design intern who’s hungry, versatile and seriously creative. We know there are designers out there who know Photoshop and InDesign inside and out and we know there are artists out there who have the ability to produce truly beautiful work.
Hey, digital designers: We’ve got open positions. We’re looking for design innovators and highly effective visual storytellers. You should apply. Or at least tell your friends about this great opportunity.
The iPad is awesome, but so are old-school books. If you love great literature, support Milkweed Editions by attending The Booklovers Ball on Oct. 15.
Consider this the official “save the date” notice for the annual Fast Horse Summer Party, 10th Anniversary Edition. This year’s summer party will be Aug. 18 from 5 to 10 p.m. We’ll be gathering outside our office in the North Loop — so save the date!
When I founded Fast Horse in 2001, I envisioned creating a place where people would feel valued, the environment would be fun and creative, and that we could expect excellence from ourselves and each other every day. I wanted to create a place where I could continue to grow personally and professionally, and where those who would sign on to be a part of this crazy journey could expect the same. In short, I was trying to preserve the very best parts of the culture I was about to leave.
Lorenzo Charles, forever famous for the dunk that won a NCAA championship in 1983, died in a bus crash Monday. Fast Horse worked with him on a promotional campaign in 2004 — and we’ll always remember his down-to-earth demeanor, his patience with fans and his mean grip.
Newspapers should ditch opinions altogether and focus on what truly sets them apart in their markets – solid local reporting, news analysis and in-depth investigations. Focus on quality. Cover local news, business, arts and sports better than anyone.