Jessica Laura Wood

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Five Roles for Your Innovation Team

Should we embrace hybrids and let go of skeuomorphism when looking at creative talent?

As Wikipedia defines it, Skeuomorphism is a design element of a product that imitates functionality necessary in the original product design, but …

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4 Misconceptions About UX Design and One Hard-to-Ignore Truth

In the increasingly design-savvy state of the world, it’s never been more important to stand out and develop a unique brand identity through UX …

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How Prototyping is Replacing Documentation

The power of prototypes and how to utilize them.<p>Jason Frasier, design director at DesignMap, stopped by Tradecraft last week to share his …

Joan Didion on Keeping a Notebook

As a lover — and keeper — of diaries and notebooks, I find myself returning again and again to the question of what compels us — what propels us — to record our impressions of the present moment in all their fragile subjectivity. From <b>Joan Didion’</b>s 1968 anthology <b>Slouching Towards Bethlehem</b> (<i>public</i> …

Daily Rituals: A Guided Tour of Writers’ and Artists’ Creative Habits

<i>“We are spinning our own fates, good or evil, and never to be undone,”</i> the William James’s famous words on habit echo. <i>“Every smallest stroke of virtue or of vice leaves its never so little scar.”</i><p>Given this omnibus of the daily routines of famous writers was not only one of my favorite articles to …

15 Secrets of the Most Successful Self-Learners

For many curious folks, their impassioned yearning to soak up as much of the world’s wonders as possible completely transcends the boundaries of a …

Perhaps Baz Luhrmann Should Have Just Made a Musical Great Gatsby After All

I rolled along happily with Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby for two thirds or so of its fizzy, just over two-hours length. At some point it did occur to me to wonder whether or not the world really needs a cartoon, elbow-to-the-ribs version of Gatsby. But if someone was determined to make one, he …

Alchemy: Richard Serra’s Early Work

In 1958, two years after the death of Jackson Pollock, the artist Allan Kaprow mused about what it means to produce art after the achievements of the …