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Design Book Review: Designing Here/Now

Are you busy creating here and now? Learn from the latest and greatest names in design at HOW Design Live 2015! A global selection of objects, concepts and spaces for the future In 2010 Core77, the longest running online magazine dedicated to the practitioners and practice of design, decided to stage a juried, international...

3 Surefire Ways to Feed Your Creativity

Ask yourself this question: How do you feed your creative belly? Finding creative inspiration, and then creating something out of nothing in the murky waters of business is a daily requirement for most corporate in-house teams. Ed Roberts looks at three books that have helped spark his creative fire.

Todd Henry, DIE EMPTY

Second Helpings: Todd Henry on Creative Blocks

Thank you for coming back for second helpings of my interview with TED and HOW Design Live Conference speaker Todd Henry. We’ll be reviewing his new book Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day. Enjoy! Todd, I’d like to discuss with you some interesting points you raise in your book … How is...

Golden Handcuffs: Avoiding the Pitfalls of an Unusually High Salary

Golden Handcuffs: Avoiding the Pitfalls of an Unusually High Salary By Jackie Schaffer In Outliers: The Story of Success Malcolm Gladwell identifies three qualities of work that create satisfaction: Autonomy Complexity Connection between effort and reward. After reading Malcolm Gladwell’s “Outliers,” it’s the third quality that I want to examine a little deeper. Connection...

Give and Take: A New Filter for Business Success

Are you a giver, a taker, or a matcher? Adam Grant’s book Give and Take has made some waves in the field of business, and it could help frame your behavior in the workplace. As the book’s publisher notes, many books in the category focus on success as a function of passion, hard work, talent, and...