When spec encroaches, designers tend to speak up.
designmichaelsurtees.com: Michael Surteeâ€™s “cattle call” for Canadian designers
designmichaelsurtees.com: Original letter to Lululemon Athletica.
ideasonideas.com: The value of Canadian design
creativelatitude.com: United Way and Speculative Work
siliconflorist.com: Portland Web and graphic design community to the City: Spec work?
fastcodesign.com: Gap Bows to Outcry, Nixes New Logo and Crowdsourcing
ianstormtaylor.com: Spec Work or Dialogue?
underconsideration.com: Follow-up: Gapgate
mcculleydesign.posterous.com: Spec (work) = asking the world to have sex…
aiga.org: What is AIGAâ€™s response to the NEAâ€™s call for logos?
positivespaceblog.com: 99Designs the Evil That Changed Names
qbn.com: aquent site redesign-spec work
thedenveregotist.com: Aquent Snubs Every Decent Designer On The Planet
fazyluckers.com: Aquent fucked up – Spec work
markrushworth.com: Aquent Vs the Design Industry
Facebook: Aquent: Contest Cancelled
thekmiecs.com: The Hypocrisy Of Crispin Porter + Bogusky
fastcompany.com: Crispin Porter + Bogusky’s Crowdsourcing Experiment Backfires
ryanburrell.com: When A Twitter Feed Turns Bad
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