“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
VoicesWhy Do We Pitch?by Brian HowlettMust we always give away our best thinking for free? Resistance is futile, says Agency59 CCO Brian Howlett.
BusinessFrom Maker to Sellerby Lisa HassellArtists and designers often fail as entrepreneurs. Lisa Hassell discovers why we should do it anyway.
AdvertisingThe Mother of All Briefsby Ernie SchenckAgency veteran Ernie Schenck puts out an industrywide RFP for the “Mother of All Briefs.”
CreativityWhere Creatives Work, Culture is Kingby Sam McMillanSam McMillan looks to Pinterest, Facebook and Airbnb to see how creatives can fearlessly drive company culture.
Design DetailsCross-Cultural Colorby Jude StewartJude Stewart on negotiating and exploiting color's surprisingly divergent meanings across cultures.
AdvertisingStop Right There If You Ever Want to See Your Ad Againby Ernie SchenckWhen a client takes your work hostage, Ernie Schenck says to call in the FBI.
CreativityMaking Spaceby Elise CraigIs the open office a design fail? Elise Craig seeks out the most creative spaces for work.
Design CultureMappedby Wendy RichmondWendy Richmond gets lost in the multifaceted meanings of maps.
TypographyTypefaces of Tomorrowby Allan HaleyAllan Haley finds font makers and designers looking to the past for the next big game-changer.
EducationThe Blank Slateby Sara BreselorSara Breselor gets schooled on how educators of today can prepare designers of the future.
BusinessSecrets of the Stylistsby Elise CraigElise Craig discovers why food and prop stylists just might be the hardest-working creatives in the photo business.
Design CulturePhysical, Digital or Ephemeral: Your Choiceby Wendy RichmondWendy Richmond wonders at the myriad options made available by 3-D printers.
AdvertisingWant a Better Agency Culture? Do Better Work.by Wade DeversArnold Worldwide ECD Wade Devers strives to spark the agency’s creative culture.
CreativityVisual Poetryby Sara BreselorSara Breselor meets Cooper & Gorfer, an inseparable artistic duo at the intersection of photography and painting.
Emerging MediaThe Little Camera That Couldby Zack Seckler"Selfie" cameras have crashed the commercial scene. Photographer Zack Seckler surveys the damage.