Design Inspiration: Ideas & How-to Advice for Designers

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Move Over Mad Men: a Plea for Women in Design Leadership

If you happened to pick up Print‘s latest Sex & Design issue, you’ve probably seen the article on women in design leadership. As the article indicates, women at the top of the creative management ladder are relatively few and far between. The article explores what women can do to break through the glass ceiling...

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Holiday Card Design Gives Nod to Thanksgivukkah

When the entire world simultaneously discovered that Thanksgiving and Hanukkah would share a celebration date, traditional media and the Twittersphere alike exploded with puns, jokes and an appropriate mash-up of names. Enter Thanksgivukkah, the festival of lights and stuffing. Although everyone who participated in this year’s Thanksgivukkah will be long dead before the next...

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Send Us Your Knock-Out Poster Designs – Deadline Extended

Fine, we’ll admit it: We love posters. We have posters of various sizes decorating our offices – some that show off the things we’re into and some that are intriguing designs we’ve come across. But the common connection is that they inspire us. And we love to showcase work that you’ll find inspiring –...

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In-house Intersections

Meet Isaac. He works in our IT department and although his responsibilities have nothing to do with motion graphics and video he has a passion for both and just received his master’s degree from NYU. How do I know this? Well the coffee station is a breeding ground for all sorts of stuff and...

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Do Something Else!

In early 2005 I was stuck. In a creative rut. The ideas weren’t coming as fast. Sometimes they weren’t coming at all. Basically, my Mojo wasn’t working. So, I went on an audition...

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Breaking Bad (Habits)

“Paradoxically, it is true that your brain will develop habit patterns and decide what’s good and bad in the art that you’re making. And as your brain is making those decisions you will not find the letter “o” in the alphabet; you may end up sticking around “b” and never get past it because...