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08.04.11

Business
Integrating Remote Employees Well
by David C. Baker
Love it or hate it, having a remote workforce requires a cultural change and an adjustment in management styles.

07.28.11

Advertising
What's in Your Bucket?
by Ernie Schenck
What about advertising people? What would be on our professional bucket list? How would we want to use our talents? Would we put them to other uses?

07.14.11

Design Issues
Boogie Men
by DK Holland
Metaphors, which permeate everything—the written and visual language of the news, advertising, design, still photography, politics and, of course, children’s books—help ... more

07.07.11

Emerging Media
Projection Mapping
by Joe Shepter
It’s no surprise why projection mapping is becoming increasingly common: Its effect is bright, three-dimensional and transforms buildings in show-stopping ... more

06.23.11

Design Issues
Blow Up the Design School! Part 2
by DK Holland
In order to truly affect change, design schools have to match or beat the standards of the workplace.

06.16.11

Creativity
Building Fantastical Worlds
by Lisa L. Cyr
Technological innovation has opened up a plethora of new opportunities for illustrators to take more active, entrepreneurial roles as creators of their ... more

06.02.11

Design Culture
Alone in Public
by Wendy Richmond
At times we want to tone down the city's intrusive behavior of noise and grittiness. So we create “Personal Bubbles,” immersing ourselves in private ... more

05.26.11

Advertising
The Page-turner Brand
by Bart Cleveland
Brand-makers watch, study and contemplate behavior in order to create brands people can connect with; just as a character in a story must come to life for ... more

05.12.11

Typography
Diggin'
by Ben Kiel
The tendency to collect provides fodder for design work, especially in the areas of typeface design and lettering, where the notice of a small detail may become an entire body ... more

05.05.11

Business
Increasing Your Productivity
by Maria Piscopo
The key to effectively balancing productivity, project management and personal and professional needs is to find more time and less stress.

04.21.11

Typography
Favorite Fonts
by Allan Haley
The typefaces preferred by an 18th-century politician and inventor, a 20th-century writer, or even a handful of 21st-century designers may or may not be the right ... more

04.14.11

Advertising
Be The Rabbit
by Ernie Schenck
Love the triumphs. Love the disappointments. At the end of the day, an advertising career isn’t all that different from a Velveteen Rabbit. Whether it comes to life ... more

04.07.11

Design Culture
Visual Atrophy
by Wendy Richmond
The goal of drawing or photography or writing is not always to make great art, but to undertake them as a means of immersing oneself in observation.

03.24.11

Design Issues
Blow Up the Design School!
by DK Holland
Design schools must develop curricula that incorporate an understanding of real-world conditions while promoting sustainability, social innovation, ... more

03.17.11

Business
Being a High-Performance Creative Firm
by David C. Baker
It doesn't take an enormous amount of work to be an average firm, but it takes more dedication–and knowledge–to transform a firm into a ... more