In her famous book Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Betty Edwards writes, “If students pay close attention to negative space in their drawings, many compositional problems are automatically solved.” ... more
Design DetailsSeen and Heardby Sara BreselorThe audience is listening. Sara Breselor urges designers to consider how identity systems are both seen and heard.
AdvertisingWhat Interstellar Teaches Us about Radioby Ernie SchenckErnie Schenck awaits the creative colonization of an abandoned outpost—radio.
Emerging MediaWherefore Wearablesby Sam McMillanSam McMillan reports on the coming wave of wearables and how interface designers should prepare.
Design CultureI Call It the Miracleby Susan HodaraWriter Susan Hodara muses on the miracle that creative professionals experience daily.
BusinessConfessions of the Crowdsourcersby Jessica Carew KraftWhy crowdsourcers compete and whether we should care, by Jessica Carew Kraft.
Design DetailsA Rose Is a Rose Is a Roseby Sara BreselorSara Breselor asks experienced brand strategists the age-old question—what’s in a name?
VoicesWhat is Young, Talented and Afraid of the Dark?by Bob HamblyRiddle-lover Bob Hambly guides newbie designers through the darkness of creative ambiguity.
CreativityWork the Wallby Elise CraigA sellout or a win-win? Elise Craig asks artists adapting their street-style to the corporate canvas.
AdvertisingThe Ten Things You Didn't See This Morningby Ernie SchenckHave the shiny objects of our world dulled our ability to see? Ernie Schenck shares his suspicion.
Design CultureOutside Conversationsby Wendy RichmondWhen it comes to artistic inspiration, Wendy Richmond takes the conversation outside.
EducationLessons Learnedby Stephanie OrmaBehind every successful creative director stands a wise agency mentor. Stephanie Orma culls the best advice from both.
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.