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by Stephanie Orma

“When I first became a creative director at Mother London, I had trouble dealing with the responsibility of being the one who creatives hoped could save the work when client presentations went awry. Creative director ... more

12.03.14

Voices
Why Do We Pitch?
by Brian Howlett
Must we always give away our best thinking for free? Resistance is futile, says Agency59 CCO Brian Howlett.

11.26.14

Business
From Maker to Seller
by Lisa Hassell
Artists and designers often fail as entrepreneurs. Lisa Hassell discovers why we should do it anyway.

11.19.14

Advertising
The Mother of All Briefs
by Ernie Schenck
Agency veteran Ernie Schenck puts out an industrywide RFP for the “Mother of All Briefs.”

11.05.14

Creativity
Where Creatives Work, Culture is King
by Sam McMillan
Sam McMillan looks to Pinterest, Facebook and Airbnb to see how creatives can fearlessly drive company culture.

10.22.14

Design Details
Cross-Cultural Color
by Jude Stewart
Jude Stewart on negotiating and exploiting color's surprisingly divergent meanings across cultures.

10.15.14

Advertising
Stop Right There If You Ever Want to See Your Ad Again
by Ernie Schenck
When a client takes your work hostage, Ernie Schenck says to call in the FBI.

10.01.14

Creativity
Making Space
by Elise Craig
Is the open office a design fail? Elise Craig seeks out the most creative spaces for work.

09.24.14

Design Culture
Mapped
by Wendy Richmond
Wendy Richmond gets lost in the multifaceted meanings of maps.

09.17.14

Typography
Typefaces of Tomorrow
by Allan Haley
Allan Haley finds font makers and designers looking to the past for the next big game-changer.

09.03.14

Education
The Blank Slate
by Sara Breselor
Sara Breselor gets schooled on how educators of today can prepare designers of the future.

08.27.14

Business
Secrets of the Stylists
by Elise Craig
Elise Craig discovers why food and prop stylists just might be the hardest-working creatives in the photo business.

08.13.14

Design Culture
Physical, Digital or Ephemeral: Your Choice
by Wendy Richmond
Wendy Richmond wonders at the myriad options made available by 3-D printers.

07.30.14

Advertising
Want a Better Agency Culture? Do Better Work.
by Wade Devers
Arnold Worldwide ECD Wade Devers strives to spark the agency’s creative culture.

07.23.14

Creativity
Visual Poetry
by Sara Breselor
Sara Breselor meets Cooper & Gorfer, an inseparable artistic duo at the intersection of photography and painting.

07.09.14

Emerging Media
The Little Camera That Could
by Zack Seckler
"Selfie" cameras have crashed the commercial scene. Photographer Zack Seckler surveys the damage.