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7 Excellent Things to Do in Chicago During HOW Design Live

What with more than 100 sessions, a better-than-ever Exhibit Hall, and plenty of activities before and after the regular conference day, it’s hard to imagine having much downtime during HOW Design Live this May 4 – 8. But we will be in Chicago, after all, a city laden with art and architecture, a city...

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3 Tips for Making Your Pitch to Attend HOW Design Live

Anyone who’s been to a HOW Design conference will tell you it’s an incredible, inspiring experience. But if you’re going to ask your employer to pick up the tab, you have to make a bold case for attending. So here’s a bit of tactical advice on getting your manager to send you to HOW Design Live:...

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9 Creative Resources for Illustrators

Looking for creative resources to improve the success of your freelance illustration business? In her Interactive Business Development Bootcamp, Ilise Benun teaches you how to position your creative services to attract the right interactive clients. Illustration is one of the most versatile forms of design and graphic design work, allowing visual artists and creatives...

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06/13/2014: World Cup book

Another well-designed World Cup project, this one a collaboration between Hey and Studio DBD. The book project contains facts about players from each of the 32 teams playing in the 2014 games, and the book, as well as prints are available for purchase at Twenty Twenty Two. Check out more images here.

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Most Memorable RDA Covers + An Exciting, New Incentive to Enter

Part of the allure of the Regional Design Annual is being included in this best-selling issue. View some of the most memorable covers enclosing the RDA. Plus, new this year, six winners (one from each region) will be awarded an all expense paid trip to HOW Design Live 2015.

European Art Trash

European art trash is how I describe the “underground” and “alternative” newspapers and magazines published throughout Europe in the 1970s before and just as fanzines were rearing their mimeographed heads. MORE

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Colors of the Season

I love color. And during this time of year I love the colors of the holiday seasons. Evergreen and winter white, cool blues with shimmering silver or royal, rich purples with shiny gold. And of course, how can I forget the color red. It demands my attention and makes me feel full of cheer....