One my favorite aspects of being a designer is that inspiration can come from anywhere. In fact, it’s when you look outside of your medium is when your creativity begins to spark. Today, let’s be inspired by the glamorous autombile ads from the early 1960s.
The world’s most innovative companies have run out of ideas and now just copy one another. Instagram and YouTube are hoping to be TikTok, and it appears that all three platforms are inadvertently recreating television. Earlier this summer, Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri made a selfie-style video (in his apartment!) explaining why his multibillion dollar company […]
Is it just me? It seems like the best stripes from the 1970s and 1980s are making the world more lovely here in the 2020s. Today in the blog, I am showcasing four companies that make irresistible stuff with vintage, on-brand stripes. You probably weren’t planning on spending 5 minutes reading about stripes, but you’ll […]
We were all there. It was one of the most abrupt paradigm shifts in human history. For almost a century, most people worked in an office building. Then a couple days later, no human on earth worked in an office building.
College graduates, this is the most succinct career advice I can give.
The simplest, most powerful way to understand your career is this: you are hired to solve problems. The more complex the problem you solve, the more awesome your career.
When people think of design, we often think of style, maybe glamour. The word “designer” conjures up images of a lifestyle or a prestigious profession. In this blog, I want to go in the opposite direction. These are real stories about how designers used their talent to create a world that is more human and […]