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Some brilliant early feedback about Work for Money, Design for Love.
A few projects that reflect on our lives and our systems.
Competing today is different from the past because…
It would take 94 quintillion bottles before two identical designs were produced.
Robert Louis Stevenson once said, “I travel not to go anywhere, but to go.” Not sure I agree.
Not quite Felix Baumgartner, but definitely one of my 2012 highlights.
The Wallery is a place where international and emerging artists think outside the frame.
The following is an excerpt from the “Pricing your work” chapter of Work for Money, Design for Love.
If you leave a comment with your chapter choice I’ll create a free PDF for the most popular.
What are your competitors saying about their businesses? How do you differ?
My second book Work for Money, Design for Love is now available.
Lego New York, by 3D artist JR Schmidt.
“They’d rather buy a few things that are good and are going to endure, than lots of stuff which isn’t.”
“Our initial prototype will collect anywhere from half a litre of water to three litres per hour.”
A thought-provoking short video narrated by philosopher Alan Watts (1915-1973).
If you’re getting some Christmas cards from MOO, this should save you a few pennies.
Massoud Hassani. Designer. Life saver.
My kind of holiday destination.
I was hired to develop a symbol to identify the Annual Meeting.
When you invite people into your design process, it suddenly becomes a lot more interesting.
Artist Vincent Kohler shows the different pieces of wood that are cut from a log.
A good CreativeMornings video where Tom Foulkes and Michael Johnson talk process.
“A good four or five years after graduation is needed for designers to begin to find their feet.”
Captivating, otherworldly photos of Buzludzha, Bulgaria, by photographer Timothy Allen.
the Book Mountain library in Spijkenisse, Netherlands, is designed as an advert for reading.
Work for Money, Design for Love goes to press this week.
This is just one example of how you can grow your business at the same time as helping those in need.
These concrete business cards are novel.
Take something ordinary and make it extraordinary.
Design blogs often direct a lot of negativity toward projects of different kinds — especially within comment threads.