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The Practice of Design > 345: Thou shall rest your eyes periodically throughout...

345: Thou shall rest your eyes periodically throughout the day

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Commentary The great designer Alvin Lustig slowly lost his sight at the end of his life. Nevertheless, he continued working, directing others to complete an idea. Being Alvin Lustig, it is fairly certain that his assistants followed his direction, using red, or Clarendon, or whatever he suggested. Many of us may not have the same command of others. If you were to lose your sight, you may request your assistant to use a yellow background and singular image of a beachball. He or she may then ignore you and create a chaotic mess with dark tones, but still tell you, the poster is yellow with a beach ball. To combat this scenario, it is critical to rest your eyes. Stop, at the least, every 20 minutes, and focus on a distant spot, or take a walk around th....SA


  

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