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.

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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?

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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...

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The Hyperactive Paperback

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

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80 is the New 80, Only Much Better

"Twenty Over Eighty" by Bryn Smith and Aileen Kwun features interviews with legendary creatives over the age of 80 who have greatly shaped 20th-century design and beyond.

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How Far Down is Underground?

"YES YES YES Alternative Press / 1966-1977 From Provo to Punk" is a massive volume based on a 2015 exhibition of posters.