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by Susan Hodara

The page is empty, my head is full and I don’t have a clue what to say. This is the step I dread most when I’m working on an assignment. Each time, I manage to make my way forward. How I do it, though, I’m not sure. ... more

02.11.15

Business
Confessions of the Crowdsourcers
by Jessica Carew Kraft
Why crowdsourcers compete and whether we should care, by Jessica Carew Kraft.

02.04.15

Design Details
A Rose Is a Rose Is a Rose
by Sara Breselor
Sara Breselor asks experienced brand strategists the age-old question—what’s in a name?

01.21.15

Voices
What is Young, Talented and Afraid of the Dark?
by Bob Hambly
Riddle-lover Bob Hambly guides newbie designers through the darkness of creative ambiguity.

01.14.15

Creativity
Work the Wall
by Elise Craig
A sellout or a win-win? Elise Craig asks artists adapting their street-style to the corporate canvas.

01.07.15

Advertising
The Ten Things You Didn't See This Morning
by Ernie Schenck
Have the shiny objects of our world dulled our ability to see? Ernie Schenck shares his suspicion.

12.24.14

Design Culture
Outside Conversations
by Wendy Richmond
When it comes to artistic inspiration, Wendy Richmond takes the conversation outside.

12.10.14

Education
Lessons Learned
by Stephanie Orma
Behind every successful creative director stands a wise agency mentor. Stephanie Orma culls the best advice from both.

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.