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Collaboration Tools and the Modern Design Agency

Editor’s Note: The following post is from Allegra Poggio, production director at Visceral, who describes the collaboration tools and process that helped the Visceral creative team in a recent web project. At Visceral, we’re in the business of designing for the web. Like many digital agencies, we’re constantly looking for ways to be more...

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A Child of the (Design) Revolution

Every once in awhile it’s nice to take a look at a designer and see how he got his start. What inspired him? What influences his work? In this post, we feature a short essay from Lippincott’s Brendán Murphy, a creative who has been having an impact on the design revolution based on his...

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Sam Barclay Typography Book Tackles Dyslexia

When designers dedicate themselves to raising awareness to important issues or causes, the results can be extraordinary. Take, for instance, the Sam Barclay typography book, I wonder what it’s like to be dyslexic. In this typographic tour de force, Barclay uses different letter treatments to explain what it’s like to have difficulties reading. The...

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Sexy Product Design: Lovability Condoms

After a traumatic tampon-buying experience that involved an “orange-picking claw” and a store-wide audience, Tiffany Gaines was inspired to revamp another product many people need but hate to buy. Enter Gaines’ sexy product design for the Lovability Condoms. As a School of Visual Arts MFA Design for Social Innovation student, Gaines thought to change...

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Get Inspired with The Daily Poster Project

Many artists challenge their creativity – and make some of us (me) look like slackers – by taking on daily design projects or even single projects that will take weeks, months or years to complete. I find this type of commitment impressive and inspiring. Adrian Volz, 2011 graduate of the Pratt Institute, is wrapping...

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Have Breakfast with CreativeMornings

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but is it, perhaps, the most inspiring as well? If you’ve been attending CreativeMornings events, the answer is a definitive “yes.” CreativeMornings is an initiative developed by Tina Roth Eisenberg, founder of design studio and blog Swissmiss, that encourages creative people to start...

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My Dinner With Andre (and Andy…): InSource Then & Now

In the classic film, My Dinner with Andre, actor Wallace Shawn listens intently as playwright Andre Gregory muses philosophically about the meaning of life and spins fantastical tales knee-deep in tribal rituals. The two met at a Manhattan restaurant in 1983 and spent hours dining and talking (well, Andre Gregory did most of that)...