This past year I had the opportunity to serve as a judge at three advertising award shows: Cannes, Communication Arts and D&AD. This gave me a great chance to study a cross-section of successful brand ... more
AdvertisingLady Gaga, the Glass Bottle and the Secret to Cracking the Global Creative Codeby Ernie SchenckCreative director Ernie Schenck uncovers the universal themes of successful global ... more
Design CultureThe Citizen Video Revisitedby Wendy RichmondArtist and educator Wendy Richmond compares citizen videos in the eras of Kennedy and Obama.
TypographyIt Takes a Villageby Angelynn GrantDesigner Angelynn Grant asks Village’s Incubator how new typefaces get hatched.
VoicesNot Another Design Conference!by Alissa WalkerAlissa Walker explores invigorating alternatives to the tired design conference.
BusinessCreative Recruitingby Jessica Carew KraftJessica Carew Kraft investigates in-agency camps remaking the lowly internship.
Emerging MediaThe Ads Are Watchingby Sam McMillanSam McMillan explains how ads are now watching you.
CreativitySix Brands Ahead of the Social Media Curveby Jon ThomasDigital strategist Jon Thomas discovers six brands getting social media right.
Design DetailsSoothsayer of Colorby Jude StewartJude Stewart asks Pantone's prognosticator how color will fuel design in 2014.
TypographySigns of the Timesby Allan HaleyAllan Haley, Monotype Imaging’s director of words & letters, explores the humanist revival of handpainted signs.
Design CultureCreative Ratiosby Wendy RichmondDESIGN CULTURE columnist Wendy Richmond on what endures in fleeting glimpses and forgotten projects.
BusinessGetting Past the Gatekeeperby David C. BakerManagement expert David C. Baker on crafting the perfect pitch to reach and increasingly elusive CMO.
AdvertisingAre You Willing to Get Naked?by Ernie SchenckCreative director Ernie Schenck explores the link between vulnerability and creativity.
VoicesWhat Does a Writer Know About Design?by Ben SteeleCreative director Ben Steele brings the best thinkers together.
CreativityGoogle Creative Labby Sam McMillanSam McMillan reveals the method and the magic sparking innovation at Google Creative Lab.
Design IssuesDesigning Women, Part Twoby DK HollandColumnist DK Holland reflects on the evolution of gender equality in the creative industry.