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“It took me a while to figure out that there’s a career to be made out of being silly and fun.”

Designer Tracy Ma pushes the envelope at Bloomberg Businessweek, and has fun at the same time.

02.17.15

Designer as Founder Jeremy Bell shares why more designers will become founders in the future.

02.10.15

Sketching a Path to the Top Lisa Congdon shares her unorthodox route into an illustration career.

02.03.15

Defining Design History Steven Heller has steadfastly recorded design history in more than 170 books.

01.27.15

Designing Digital Environments Nathan Moody details how digital exhibit design differs from other interactive design.

01.20.15

Leading with Intuition Ale Lariu describes her roots as a ’90s coder/designer, and her ascent to creative leadership at frog.

01.13.15

Farming the Fields of Creativity Jocelyn Glei, editor of 99U, shares how to stay inspired.

01.06.15

Designing a Magazine from the Baseline up Elliot Jay Stocks shares why the indie publishing revolution is revving up.

12.30.14

The Serious Business of Comedic Copywriting Copywriter Kelly Diaz shares how tactful humor always wins in advertising.

12.23.14

Working for Artistic Freedom Writer-drawer Austin Kleon shares the benefits of a multidisciplinary career and the keys to artistic freedom.

12.16.14

Find Your Rat People Paul Jarvis shares how brazenly expressing your opinions can lead to a flush design business.

12.09.14

The Epistolary Entrepreneur Anna Bond shares how she grew stationary company Rifle Paper Co. from her apartment to a 175-staff business in five years.

12.02.14

Designing a Real World Education Jenn and Ken Visocky O’Grady share how they prepare the designers of the future for messy, real problems.

11.25.14

Designing Spaces That Tell Stories Keith Curtis shares how branded spaces can be inspired by clients' stories.

11.18.14

Think Globally, Design Remotely Jason Briscoe shares the rewards of designing your own businesses.

11.11.14

The Type Hunter Keith Tatum hunts for vintage typography at antique shops and auctions for design inspiration.