Designer Checkout: The Old Try
WHO: Micah Whitson (a.k.a. The Old Try)
WHERE: Boston, MA (by way of Alabama, Mississippi, and North Carolina)
Why a career in design?
What does 'good design' mean to you?
What's the best piece of advice you ever received?
What's your best advice for aspiring designers?
Your latest artistic endeavor was a proposed redesign of the Mississippi State flag. Even the chance to design a new State flag is rare. The flag Mississippi (thankfully) just did away with had been around since 1894.
Out of well over 2,000 entries, your 'Great River Flag' made it to the final two, but came up just short. Why did you choose to give a new Mississippi flag the 'old try'?