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Photographer & Designer Discuss New Furniture Design Publication

Check out the Q&A below with designer Rick Valicenti and photographer Tom Vack written by Sappi, the fine paper company.  Together with Holly Hunt, the designer and photographer team created a new furniture design publication. And, as part of Chicago Design week, Sappi sponsored “Between Light and Shadow: The Designer/ Photographer Relationship.” This event...

Design Job: Designer at Steven Alan, New York City

Looking for a New York design job? Fashion retailer Steven Alan is looking for a designer to join its growing creative department in Manhattan. Click through to learn more and apply: Do you have a passion for design, a love of interaction and a growing collection of printed ephemera? Are you a free thinker,...

Design Revolutionary: Melissa Ivone Redux

In Part 1 of my interview with Melissa Morris Ivone on Tuesday, you got an introduction to this talented, dedicated design chick who’s prepping for her first HOW Design Live speaking gig in Boston. My e-mail conversation with Mel was so awesome that I had to share the whole thing with you—especially the part...

Design Revolutionary: Melissa Morris Ivone

Girl crush alert! (And yes, I have one on Debbie Millman, too.) When you get to Boston for this year’s HOW Design Live (and you ARE going to be in Boston, right?) you have to seek out Melissa Morris Ivone. Seriously, this girl is remarkable: super talented, super energetic and super nice. (For proof...

Design Revolutionary: Luke Mysse

Unless you’ve been to a previous Creative Freelancer Conference, you might not know of Luke Mysse (though Luke certainly made the rounds speaking at other design events in 2010). But he’s a guy you should meet in Boston—use your Big Ticket pass to catch his CFC session. Like so many of the speakers we’ve...

Design Revolutionary: Justin Ahrens Redux

Earlier this week, I posted the first part of my extensive interview with Justin Ahrens, the principal of Rule29, author of “Life Kerning,” and speaker at the HOW Design Conference in June. Our conversation touched on how certain incidents and experiences can revolutionize our lives and careers. In the earlier article, Justin talked about...

Design Revolutionary: Justin Ahrens

Justin Ahrens’ enthusiasm and generosity are matched by the quality of his team’s creative work. The founder of Rule29 in Geneva, IL, Justin is all about making creative matter (to quote his firm’s motto). His book “Life Kerning,” published last fall, offers a clue about what drives him: He aspires to help other creative...