lean designer; start up Main Feature

Becoming a Lean Designer: A Startup Approach to Adding Value

What does it mean to be a “lean” designer? Find out how to operate with more efficiency, minimal waste and improved workflow.

Imprint
busy-bee-thesis_f Zinging Around: The Symbolism of Bees

Why are tangents so appealing? Jude Stewart takes us on the first part of closer examination of the symbolism of animals, focusing on honeycombs and the symbolism of bees.

Design Inspiration
IssueFeATURED Comeback Kid: @issue Gets New Online Presence

@Issues, a design publication founded by Kit Hinrichs and Delphine Hirasuna, ceased publication in 2008. But it’s alive and well now as a graphic design website.

Daily Heller
daily-heller-8-22-14_f Sticker Stock

Do you remember the days leading up to the start of school? Every culture uses pictorial cues to help keep track of the experiential flood of stuff in our lives, but I find this vintage French stock stickers among the most charming bits of organizational stuff.

Chwast’s Quotes
150_steinem_feat Chwast’s Quote: The Illustrated Words of Gloria Steinem

A notable quote from Gloria Steinem, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 149 in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out …