“Architecture, Matisse, piano music and literature have each, in their own way, influenced my work.”
Announcing the winners of Communication Arts' Interactive Annual 2015: Our distinguished panel of jurors selected 39 winning projects from 1137 entries.
The Oakland–based nonprofit Girls Leadership empowers girls to be authentic and assertive. The organization’s new ... more volumesf.com
Adrian Franks’s career melds art, design, activism and the future of wearables.
Without sensitivity and grace, says CCO Xanthe Wells, a creative’s leap into leadership can leave her flat on her face.
Overview: Through a partnership with the Against Malaria Foundation, Psyop designed and developed Nightmare: ... more
Naomi Chen, art director
Kelly Girth, writer
Will Adams, user experience director
Alexander Dietrich, designer
Cass Vanini, editor
Fabio Piparo, visual effects artist
Psyop (New York, NY), director
Sean Martin, animator
Zed Bennett/Eric Chou/Sean Kealey/Stephanie ... more
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Everyone expects New York City to have world-class design. ... more
Spotify redesign Spotify’s legacy identity system had been engineered to work in an app but not in ... more
“What Is Magna Carta?” videos The London production company Beakus was asked to create ... more
Jägermeister print ads The goal of the campaign—56 Parts. Best As One—was to educate consumers ... more
Lead Belly boxed set From his discovery in prison to his genre-defying repertoire to his influence ... more
Anne Jordan Designer / Rochester, NY “I make most of my book cover images by constructing tactile objects ... more
Jared M. Spool on the redesign of the design process.
Madeleine Morley visits Erik Spiekermann’s studio for a master class in letterpress printing.
How Su Mathews Hale is designing the future for women.
The next big thing in design? Huge CEO Aaron Shapiro says less choice.
Speider Schneider on designer fame and dealing with criticism.
Bluegg CD Tom Lloyd on why designers should write more.
Five lessons on being wrong: Your first choice is rarely the optimal choice.
FHK Henrion: the complete designer.
Part II of Eli Schiff’s “Fall of the Designer,” a discussion on the future of interaction design.
Famous ads created by women of the “Mad Men” era.
How an unknown photographer named Carleton E. Watkins helped save Yosemite.
Will Sansbury explains that design is about process, not genius.
Why multitasking is bad for our brains.
Hillary Clinton’s logo gets mixed reviews from design experts.
The Golden Ratio: design’s biggest myth.
A short history of image manipulation before Photoshop.
Thomas Byttebier on why the best UI typeface goes unnoticed.
Illustrator Tom Froese on pushing past creative block.
Find Your Focus: TYPO San Francisco 2015, April 30-May 1.
Anna Lisnyak on the differences between Flat Design and Material Design.