‘Good’ Is a Protest Against Moral Decay

Carey Bustard | September 2, 2015

Ned Bustard, owner of World’s End Images, is a graphic designer, art gallery director, author, illustrator, and printmaker. He edited It Was Good: Making Art to the Glory of God and co-edited Bigger on the Inside: Christianity and Doctor Who. He is currently working on The Reformation ABCs. Ned lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, with his wife Leslie. They have three daughters, one dog, and an unreasonable amount of books. You can find him at www.NedBustard.com.

How would you describe your work?

I do a variety of things that would fall under the umbrella of “work.” I design logos and publicity materials. I curate art shows, make books, and draw pictures. Generally, I think of my work as making the world a more beautiful place, one project at a time.

As an image-bearer of God, how does your work reflect some aspect of God’s work?

In Genesis 1, God was creative. He made things, and they were good. Therefore, I see myself as an image-bearer in being a “maker of good.” When I think about what I do—whether it is graphic design, creating books, or pulling prints—it’s all about making good. And “good” shouldn’t be confused with…

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