“I’m surprised how little we designers understand about, or even study, the nature of liking. I feel we often work in agreement systems where we can feel safe about what we like. Some people like what their parents liked. Others can’t stand it. What counts is what people want to have in their lives and for us to understand why.”
Pip Jamieson’s tips for building a standout portfolio, on CR Blog.
Michael Beirut talking about the primitive power of logos.
Dan Mall’s advice on pricing your design work.
Lovely identity work by Anagrama for Amado, a Mexican artisan bakery and candy boutique.
“But I’ve come to see that the most successful of our students have a worldview shift during our program, an entire change in their demeanor towards the built world around them. They come to see rules as malleable, power structures as changeable, and culture as embodied. They see design as a vehicle for slow but influential behavior change, and they recognize that over time, this behavior change impacts the landscape of the world.”