HOW Design Live: How to Take Notes

At the HOW Design Live events, you’ll want to both pay close attention to the presentations AND keep notes on what you learn so it doesn’t all evaporate from your brain when you get back to the office. A number of designers we’ve spoken to advocate pen and paper instead of a tablet or laptop, so you can work quickly and use both letters and images to record your impressions. We’ve collected a couple of examples from HOW attendees’ notebooks to inspire you:

From Laura Sanders, sent to Mig Reyes following his 2010 HOW Design Conference presentation

And designer Brion Bernhard Pampell posted a Flickr set of her notes from the 2010 HOW Conference:

And if you need to stock up on notebooks, we know where you can get a sweet deal on Moleskine.