Design Inspiration: Creative Ideas for Designers

A graphic designer’s most valuable asset is his/her creativity — and it needs constant care and feeding. Here you’ll find creative thinking exercises, brainstorming tips, activities for creative teams and design inspiration, all geared toward helping you develop the best graphic design solutions. Don’t neglect your creativity. Feed it. Nurture it. And let it breathe. Let it be accessible for when you need it most.


15 Stimulating Creativity Books and Resources

With creativity, ideas are born. Solutions are found. Concepts are fully developed. It truly is the number one skill a designer can possess. Creativity is not solely an inherited trait. It’s a skill that develops from nourishment and that evolves over time. “In recent years more evidence that creativity and creative thinking skills can be...


Provocateur Extraordinare: Nelly Ben Hayoun

This article appears in the Fall 2015 Issue of HOW Magazine. Find the full issue in MyDesignShop or Subscribe. Contributed by Rebecca Bedrossian Art provided by Nelly Ben Hayoun When I first met Nelly Ben Hayoun, I was struck by her energy. She walks with purpose, speaks quickly in a charming and very thick French...


Matthew Manos: How a Design Business Can Make an Impact

HOW Design Live is more than a professional conference. It’s an inspiration-packed, global creative gathering guaranteed to open your mind, fuel your soul and power your career. The dynamic city of Atlanta hosts HOW Design Live, May 19 – 23, 2016. That’s 5 days of learning new skills and energizing your creativity. Register by November...