Many large brands have their own internal language, which I think can sometimes have an Orwellian effect on those using it.
When working with global luxury brands, Andreas Neophytou finds critical theory to be a useful tool.
Making Stories that Pop Colin Nagy reveals how today’s content producers can look to the world of journalism for lessons.
Designing Is Planning Designer-writer Frank Chimero shares how writing helps him design, and vice versa.
Typography in the Wild Designer Jeremiah Shoaf discusses the surprising money to be made in freelancing and his favorites typefaces.
A Lonely Craftsman Illustrator Matt Duffin talks about the challenges of marketing and the beauty of late afternoon colors.
Designing like a Boss Base New York partner Min Lew reveals how designing prepared her to manage a firm.
Composing a Mood Connor Moore reveals why brands should consider sound design and who’s already doing it well.
Capturing a Singular Vision Photographer Mark Katzman stresses the importance of capturing your singular vision.
The Sociology of Branding Ana Andjelic imparts her wisdom of brand sociology and the future of luxury brands in the sharing economy.
Leading by Example Su Mathews Hale advocates for women’s under-publicized work in design.
The Not-So-Still Life Mark Laita thinks creatives should have more business savvy than they often realize.
The Price of a Great Idea Anselmo Ramos explains why creatives should be excited to work in advertising.
Darts and Laurels Dominic Buttimore and Sylvain Chomet share what makes their creative partnership tick.
Making Jazz out of Design Mitch Paone orchestrates his design studio like a jazz ensemble, with teamwork and improvisation.
Coaster Maven Tash Wong talks coasters, creative businesses and how to strike out on your own.
Filming with Friends Emily Wiedemann gives a peek into advertising through virtual reality, wearables and Netflix.