HOW Design Live Recap: Day 2

If Day 1 of HOW Design Live was amazing, Day 2 was more than amazing. Okay, so maybe it didn’t quite top Day 1, but it was decidedly on equal footing. Check out some of the magic we experienced:

We saw the official 25th Anniversary poster for HOW Design Live by Delicious Design League.

The official #howlive 25th anniversary poster by @DeliciousDL – love it!

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First, Tina Roth Eisenberg blew our minds and made us all want to be her when we grow up.

Started the morning in the best possible way with Tina Roth Eisenberg at #HOWLive @howbrand @swissmiss @insikter

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Mid-morning, an eerily beautiful fog descended upon the Windy City:

HOWie had some fun in the exhibit hall.

We heard from great speakers like Anna Glansén, Jeff Greenspan, Katie Lane, Rachel Sussman, Nick Campbell and Alex Center:

“Always be making something” @gspan #beyourownbrand #jeffgreenspan #HOWLive #howdesignlive @howbrand A photo posted by jpdesignsart (@jpdesignsart) on

THIS IS A SALAD @thealexcenter @howbrand #howlive A photo posted by Debbie Millman (@debbiemillman) on

THIS IS NOT A PIZZA @thealexcenter @howbrand #howlive A photo posted by Debbie Millman (@debbiemillman) on

Next we heard from Dan Formosa, Ed Gandia, Sam Harrison, Petrula Vrontikis, Lisa Colantuono and David Lesue.

Ed Gandia removing the “ick factor” from email prospecting. #howlive A photo posted by lsvdesign (@lsvdesign) on

Sam Harrison’s session also included balloons.

this just happened. #nomorebadmeetings#howlive#creativejoy A photo posted by Elmarie Jara (@ellajara) on

Those of us who didn’t want to become Tina Roth Eisenberg already then learned that they wanted to be Dr. Brene Brown (okay, so there was a lot of overlap).

#HOWlive

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Brene Brown inspires us with her wisdom #howlive #howmoments A photo posted by HOW Design (@howbrand) on

We enjoyed more sessions with Ted Vadakan, Tom Tumbusch and Laura Foley, Alexander Isley, John Maeda, Glenn John Arnowitz, Susie Stitzel, Paul Miller, Mark McGuinness, Jennifer Kinon and Bobby Martin Jr., Randy J. Hunt, and Michael Bierut and Robin Colangelo.

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Finally, check out all of these magical moments from the Exhibit Hall:

#howlive 🎉🎉🎉 A video posted by Kim Galanto (@kimgalanto) on

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