Design Thinking

What is design thinking? This creative approach has been deeply influential in the design world in recent years, leading to heated debate about the design thinking process, both pro and con. Imprint has provided a online forum to explore graphic design thinking as it is put into practice with clients and within companies—essential reading for today’s designers, art directors, and design leaders.


The World of Scraps

Steven Heller thumbs through the pages of a historic scrapbook from 1909.


The Resurgence of Yellow Book Covers

Yellow book covers are huge again, say the pundits. Why and how - and where's a color fan to locate the sunniest designs out there? Here's your guide.


On Smuggling Great Design Out of Capitalism

The insatiable need of investors and the opportunistic pandering of end user marketing both compete with and fail to address the question that really matters for great design: why?


Flattery or Felony?

From time to time the Daily Heller self-righteously turns to its Separated at Birth theme to look at the continual behaviors of “borrowing,” “influence,” “copying,” “indulging,” “pilfering” and “replicating.” Ideas are as free as the air but application usually confirms whether someone has committed homage or something less honorable—flattery or felony. On this point Stefan...


The Hyperactive Paperback

Steve Heller takes a look at Ruben Pater's "The Politics of Design: A (Not So) Global Manual for Visual Communication."