“Employers want to hire nimble thinkers: people who are not only content experts but who also are agile in adapting to new technology and new directions in their fields.” — Robin Landa Robin Landa’s latest book, Nimble: Thinking Creatively in the Digital Age, encourages and nourishes nimble thinking — the ability to adapt and...
As a subject, color is emotional, turbulent, “hot.” (Don’t believe me? Two posts’ worth of hotheaded quotes by famous people about color should help you revise your opinion in a hurry.) That’s why – paradoxically – it thrills me to consider the flipside of color: its coolly abstracted life as a mere data-point. In...
Steven Heller talks with Stefanie Posavec and Giorgia Lupi about their transcontinental postcard project, "Dear Data."
In the Spring 2015 issue of Print, Rick Poynor tackles the timeless question of whether the past is better left alone in graphic design.
Steven Brower explores the visual art of Orson Welles.
What makes a funny design funny? Learn how to think like a comedian & solve like a designer in this excerpt from Design Funny.
Print chats with RDA judge Stephen Doyle, "the ultimate designer's designer," and takes a look at seven of his brilliant pieces.
Michael Dooley talks with Mike Salisbury, the art director behind the iconic album cover that distinguished the King of Pop from the rest of the Jackson 5.
What’s the best way to manage your creative business finances? How do you go about pricing design work? Learn how with The Creative Professional’s Guide to Money by Ilise Benun. Like many graphic designers, I could use a little more work right about now. Good, challenging work from clients who have interesting assignments and...
Ben Shahn's The Shape Of Content is hands-down the best book about making consequential art and design and the pitfalls thereof. Here's why.