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.
Vintage Stripes are Having a Moment
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 […]
Good Design Acknowledges the Dignity of the Human Person
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 […]
Cool Office Ideas – Rethinking the Places Where We Work
The concept of “the office” has never been more vague. After 2+ years of working from home, Americans have done “work work” from just about everywhere but the office building itself. When / if you return to your building this year, you may be bewildered by old ideas of conference rooms, break rooms. Maybe it’s […]
Designers Having Fun, Optical Illusions in Ordinary Life
So it’s been a pretty serious couple of years, hasn’t it? Let’s have some fun. Here are some designers having fun and bringing a little bit of magic too! These are fun illusions and playful products that bring delight and mischief into ordinary places.
Electrification and the New Golden Age of Automobile Design
Designers of electric vehicles aren’t obligated to round off every corner to reduce drag. Designers can carve vehicles with confidence and audacity. Proof? The ridiculous Cybertruck from Tesla.