Marc O'Brien

1,190 Flips | 50 Magazines | 22 Followers | @marcmobrien | Design Strategist/Creative Facilitator focused on solving today's gnarly social challenges. @think5577

Doing More Of What You Like with Artist Brian Singer

Brian Singer is a fine artist whose work includes installations, civic-minded projects, paper sculpture, and large-scale participatory experiences. …

Nori

https://nori.com/podcast/20-david-hodgson<p>Initiatives designed to reverse climate change generally lack funding. Yet there are investors with large …

Carbon Dioxide

Can this rural town go from a youth exodus to an art epicenter?

<b>Judy Woodruff:</b><p>Now, how a rural community is using art and architecture to bring new life to the small town of Green River, Utah.<p>Jeffrey Brown takes …

Salt Lake City

“Don’t Sleep“ Is a New Manual for Design as Advocacy + the Politics of Now

What does “design for dissent” in 2018 entail? What are its responsibilities, aims, and aspirations? A new book published by Rizzoli, <i>Don’t Sleep: The</i> …

Framing

In Defense of Design Thinking, Which Is Terrible

Last week I took part in the Third Annual Phil Patton Lecture, hosted by the Masters Program in Design Research…

Joe Brewer - It's Too Late to Save the World; Here's What to Do Instead by Emerge: Making Sense of What's Next | Anchor - The easiest way to start a podcast

UX Vs UI. The How And Why

Why is there so much confusion between UX and UI?<p>This post will define the two fields and explain the different areas of the design process each …

Products

Your First 30 Days: A To-Do List For New Independent Workers

<i>By Brendon Schrader</i><p>Congratulations! You’ve decided to step out on your own as an independent worker. You’re not alone — up to 30 percent of the U.S. …

How to teach systems thinking to designers: An Illinois Case Study | Re-nourish

At the end of our 2016 book “Design to Renourish: Sustainable Graphic Design In Practice,” we wrote that our systems thinking for designers process …

The social brain: Culture, change and evolution | A Big Think Long Take

In this wide-ranging talk, controversial professor Bret Weinstein covers several topics: politics, technology, and tribalism, just to name a few. But …

College & University

We are born creative geniuses and the education system dumbs us down, according to NASA scientists

At TEDxTucson, Dr. George Land dropped a bombshell when he told his audience about the shocking result of a creativity test developed for NASA but …

Creativity

How to not suck at design, a 5 minute guide for the non-designer.

Good design principles can be learned and exercised by anyone. This guide will give you a basic knowledge of practical design tips you can apply …

Curating Context

Connecting that experience to the learning process is something that you’ve continued to do. At Credit Karma you’ve started running “mini-museum …

Maker vs. Manager: How Your Schedule Can Make or Break You

Consider the daily schedule of famed novelist Haruki Murakami. When he’s working on a novel, he starts his days at 4 am and writes for five or six …

Five Questions with Brian Singer: Artist & Designer - In/Visible Talks | A Creative Process Design Conference

Artist, Designer and In/Visible Talks speaker Brian Singer talks about the challenge of prioritization and how much he freaks out when his favorite …

Graphic Design Reading

Graphic Design

The High Sierra Loop – Introduction

Do you have a dream trip?<p>Some prefer London or Paris. Others pine for Alaska, Australia, or the plains of the Serengeti. For me it was Yosemite’s …

Enough of the 'STEM' obsession: We need more philosophers

One has to feel rather sorry for liberal arts college students these days. With tremendous societal advances in artificial intelligence, robotics, …

A comprehensive guide to design systems

Companies like Airbnb, Uber, and IBM have changed the ways they design digital products by incorporating their own unique <b>design systems</b>. By utilizing …

A Simple Thanksgiving Dinner Cooked by Campfire | #Campsgiving

Everyone know thats Thanksgiving is about two things: One, giving thanks and appreciating good times spent with friends and family. Two, of course, …

Town in Iceland Paints 3D Zebra Crosswalk To Slow Down Speeding Cars

In the small fishing town of Ísafjörður, Iceland, an exciting development in road safety has just popped up – almost literally. A new pedestrian …

Road Safety

Change behaviors by changing perception of normal | Stanford News

Whether it be for the environment, one’s health or other important causes, convincing people to adopt new or uncommon behaviors can be difficult. One …

How Mindfulness will Protect You From Being Replaced by a Robot

Last week saw a gathering of over 4000 politicians, private sector leaders, policymakers, and experts for the fifth annual World Government Summit in …

Mindfulness

First-Come First-Served Campgrounds

These sites usually fill up by early Friday before a holiday weekend. If you are planning on camping at a first-come, first-served site, please allow …

TED Talk: Dr. Cabrera on How thinking works

60% of companies are integrating the SDGs into business strategy

Finds a survey of Ethical Corporation’s global community<p>Ethical Corporation’s newly published Responsible Business Trends Report 2017 highlights that …

Sustainability

Mark Eckhardt: Redefining Capitalism with Something in COMMON

What Does the Public Think About Cross-sector Collaboration? (Blog)

By Neil BrittoInsights gleaned from focus groups exploring the public’s views of cross-sector collaboration can help practitioners better communicate …

Management

5 Science-Backed Ways to Give Better Presentations (Even if You Hate Public Speaking)

You have an upcoming presentation and you want it to be amazing. Because, while you’ve always done a good job, you’re looking to level up.<p>But as you …