One more thing about Designism

A friend sent me an e-mail over the weekend in response to some other comments that were posted on my Designism picture from Flickr…

There has been bad work by big agencies (and for clarity purpose there is a difference between advertising agencies and design agencies) for small and big non profits. However to say there is a relationship between high-end designers and bad grassroots design is over generalized and short sighted. Of course it may be a bad idea to approach a multi-million dollar advertising firm to do work for a grassroots inative. You have no clue if they are doing it because they care, or if they are just trying to improve their reputation. If the designer working on your project doesn’t agree with what your doing, or possibly even disagrees, good work is not going to be produced.

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