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02.14.13

Emerging Media
Pin It to Win It
by Sam McMillan
Brands embrace Pinterest.

02.07.13

Advertising
Or I Could Just Shoot The Guy
by Ernie Schenck
An exploration of creative improvisation.

01.24.13

Business
Unique Hurdles for In-house Designers
by David C. Baker
Outlining the obstacles faced by in-house designers.

01.17.13

Design Issues
Cooperative! Part 4
by DK Holland
As effective conveyors of ideas, designers draw people into dialogue.

01.10.13

Typography
Typeblots
by Natalia Ilyin
An insightful discussion about the meaning people see in type.

12.20.12

Advertising
A Wolf among The Bees
by Ernie Schenck
By now, we all know the story of Steve Wozniak. Inspired by a primitive, but promising, computer called the Altair 8800 and a group of uber-enthusiastic ... more

12.13.12

Design Issues
Cooperative! Part 3
by DK Holland
Shrieks of terror, breaking glass and crackling flames erupted in the hot summer night as race riots tore through the troubled neighborhood of ... more

11.29.12

Business
Defamation in the Arts
by Daniel Grant
Defamation is a malicious and false claim—slander (an oral statement) and libel (a written statement)—with the potential of exposing a person or company to ... more

11.22.12

Design Culture
I See What You're Saying
by Wendy Richmond
Each of the senses provides separate and distinct ways of feeding us information; our brains process that incoming information in the most splendid ... more

11.08.12

Creativity
ATTIK Floors It
by Sam McMillan
The agency won the Scion account based on its ability to connect with young people and the strength of Noise, its ongoing experimen­tal print project—a ... more

11.01.12

Typography
Inkling
by Angelynn Grant
Textbooks have a homely history. But not for long. The Inkling app for the iPad and iPhone makes textbooks as appealing as any elegantly designed iBook or app—and just as ... more

10.25.12

Environment
What's In a Word?
by Sam McMillan
Douglas Gayeton is changing the way people talk about food. With a website, a series of films on PBS and a touring pop-up photography show, he’s defining the ... more

10.18.12

Typography
Michael Bierut
by Allan Haley
Michael Bierut likes to tell the story of explaining his solution to a complex design project to his daughter, who quipped, “Oh, you’re going to handle it like the ... more

10.04.12

Design Culture
Pursuing Your Mind's Eye
by Wendy Richmond
The mind’s eye is filled with animated scenarios that fuel design solutions and create original ideas. But are these scenes accessed as robustly as ... more

09.27.12

Design Issues
Cooperative! Part 2
by DK Holland
We are starting to question whether aggressive competition ever gets us what we really need, want or desire—or if it ever did.