Everyone wants to be innovative, but few willingly work toward a culture of raw, risk-taking creativity. Slowly but surely, that's changing at companies like GE, Turner, and Capital One who have implemented design thinking in their day-to-day business practices.
The best of the best is what they are known for. Those groundbreaking designs indelibly linked with the designers themselves. But what happens when those designers step outside of their comfort zones? Let's looks at some of the more unexpected works from the likes of Milton Glaser, Alvin Lustig, Michael Bierut & more.
Experimental picture books can teach graphic designers a lot about the building blocks of visual acuity and storytelling—and Argentinian author-illustrator Isol is a case in point.
As debates on important social topics like immigration and surveillance continue to heat up, artists have responded in kind. One such artist is designer Blazo Kovacevic, an immigrant from Podgorica, Montenegro who has explored these topics through myriad projects, his latest being "Incited."
Obsessed with dots? You're in luck. From 1950s-era Harvey Comics' Little Dot to shows by avant-garde art’s latest superstar, Yayoi Kusama, the concept of dots in endless, relentless repetition is alive and prospering.
Two poster shows are traveling internationally on the subjects of political dissent and social tolerance.
Sin City enthusiasts can indulge in the next best thing to owning the original art with Sin City: The Hard Goodbye Curator’s Collection.
In this two-part series, we’ll introduce you to children’s books whose narrative tactics are worth borrowing for creative work aimed at adults.
Johan Liedgren discusses the importance of confidence in design—overcoming insecurities, pandering and committee decisions.
Jessica Helfand is unafraid to question design dogma, pick apart jargon, investigate the motives and impulses of the field. Read a fascinating interview with her from Ken Gordon.