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Three Times Gladwell

The illustrations can’t distract the reader from the story. They have to enhance the story, the experience of the story.

Malcolm Gladwell for Design Matters

As a plagiarism sceptic I don’t actually believe in the phrase “someone else’s words”. (…)  Words belong to the world once you publish them.

Malcolm Gladwell for The Sins of Literature

10,000 hours of practice is required to achieve the level of mastery associated with being a world class expert in anything. (…)

In study after study of composers, basketball players, fiction writers, ice skaters, concert pianist, chess players, this number comes up again and again. 10,000 hours is equivalent of roughly three hours a day or twenty hours a week of practice over ten years of practice.

Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

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Kinga is passionate about graphic design, drawing and etching and has completed the Postgraduate Certificate Design for Visual Communication at the London College of Communication. Between 2011 and 2013 she lived and made images in Zurich. She is currently based in Luxembourg.

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