Curtis Matthews

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What Sherlock Holmes Can Teach Us About Advertising

The BBC series Sherlock Holmes is mega-popular. <br>No surprise. We like stories about people who are weird and smart. <br>And although Holmes is mostly a …

Why your big ideas should be in a box

Michael Porter is famous. Never heard of him? If you’re a strategy wonk you have — likewise an entrepreneur, a business school grad, or a business …

7 Things You Should Never Say When Brainstorming

If you don’t want to slam the brakes on your next brainstorming session, avoid these idea-killing phrases.<p>Ideas are fragile–they’re easily shattered by snubs, smirks, and scorn. And brainstorms are equally delicate. The wrong words at the wrong time bring brainstorming to a screeching halt.<p>The …

Creativity

Presenting Design Ideas and Concepts to Clients

Truly inspired design ideas are hard to come by. After all, not every design concept is a winner. But if you want to make an impact with your …

5 Takeaways from a Portfolio Critique

What I learned from a top designer<p>This weekend, I was fortunate enough to sit in on a portfolio review hosted by one Silicon Valley’s top interface …

UX Design

Big Dog and Small Pup Are Inseparable Best Friends

Earlier this year we met photogenic Harlow the Weimaraner and his fellow canine buddy Sage. Now, the household has welcomed a new addition to their dog party–Indi the Dachshund. The tiny pup has seamlessly entered the family, adding an adorable element to the already sweet collection of portraits …