Emerging MediaYou the Interfaceby Joe ShepterThree-dimensional gesture interfaces may not be the future, but they’ll be a noticeable part of it. They’re going to have a trial run on just about ... more
Design CultureHousing the Muse, Part Twoby Wendy RichmondEach element, of any indoor or outdoor space, plays two roles: hide and reveal. In the landscape as well as inside buildings, it is just as ... more
BusinessYou Can't Influence People If You Live in a Vacuumby RitaSue SiegelIt’s difficult, now, to find a job without experience. Was it remarkable what so many people used to be able to accomplish ... more
Design IssuesBeing Humanby DK HollandHumans cultivate empathy by making meaningful connections; when information is presented in compelling ways, emotions ignite imagination. Designers can create the ... more
Typography@font-faceby Angelynn GrantAs technology and the Internet continue to shift how society communicates, branding and readability become essential. And an easy and smooth implementation of Web ... more
CreativityThe Name of Actionby Matthew PorterCreative people are uniquely qualified to communicate messages that inspire others to positive action. Yet, how best are ideas put to work for philanthropy?
AdvertisingDave. Stop. Will You?by Ernie SchenckTechnology, the very thing that’s fueling a creative renaissance, also threatens to sink a dagger into its unsuspecting heart.
Design CultureHousing the Muse, Part Oneby Wendy RichmondThere are buildings with interior spaces that literally take our breath away; that, after crossing their thresholds, vaporize everyday thoughts and ... more
BusinessUnpaid Interns: Boon or Bane?by Tad CrawfordThe issue of unpaid interns is a growing concern for many companies. Critics believe it’s unfair if for-profit companies benefit from unpaid labor; ... more
AdvertisingThere is No Plan Bby Ernie SchenckDon’t fall back on Plan B, whatever that is. Funny thing about Plan B, it has a way of turning into Plan A.
Design IssuesHelter Skelterby DK HollandWithout randomness, we are stuck with predictability, routine, formula. We are just stuck. But if we expect the unexpected, think wrong every once in a while, we ... more
EnvironmentLong Live the Greenby Brian DoughertyAt a time when Walmart, GE, Clorox and many other large mainstream corporations seem to have an insatiable appetite for green-speak, the entrepreneurs ... more
Emerging MediaiPad: iLaunch, therefore iAmby Sam McMillanFor two decades, computer manufacturers have been trying to create a tablet computer accepted by the masses. The result: a string of expensive ... more
TypographyKeepin' It Casualby Ken BarberA rediscovered appreciation for the power of dynamic script lettering has appeared in the freehand lettering and typeface design of recent years.
AdvertisingI Have Met the Client and He Is Meby Ernie SchenckAt some point, you think, wait a second, if I can put all this time and energy into building a client's brand, why can‘t I be the client?