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3 Reasons Agencies Struggle to Truly Invent and What They Can Do to Change That

I'm an inventor and proud.<p>Like a magician, an inventor makes something from nothing. Unlike a real estate developer limited by property or a hedge …

Innovation

5 Reasons Marketers Have Largely Overlooked Generation X

A few weeks ago, Lincoln Financial began running a 60-second spot about fiscal planning for your family's future. Financial services ads aren't …

Demographics

10 Exercises To Fuel Creative Thinking

In an ideas slump? Here are 10 tips to help with your next big breakthrough.<p>Rarely do brilliant ideas appear out of the blue. In his new book <i>How to Have Great Ideas: A Guide to Creative Thinking</i> (Laurence King, 2016), John Ingledew—a photographer and visiting professor at the London School of Film, …

Creativity

7 Unexpected Signs You Might be an Entrepreneur

Share<p><i>This post was originally published by</i> <i>HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes on the LinkedIn Influencer blog.</i> <i>Follow Ryan on LinkedIn:</i><p>Remember Jeff Foxworthy? …

Entrepreneurship

Why Designers Must Put Invention First

To fulfill their potential, designers should create conditions for proactive, not reactive, thinking, argues Paddy Harrington.<p>The business of design tends to be project focused. A task is established, and a designer is hired to complete it. Usually a company or organization, with a distinct need, …

Design

A Reclusive Logo Designer Gets His Due

A monograph gives Wilhelm Deffke, a little-known 20th-century German artist with a distinctive minimalist style, the showcase he deserves.<p>By the early 1930s, German designer Wilhelm Deffke was one of the most prolific logo designers in the business, having produced nearly 10,000 corporate symbols. …

Letterpress

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Five Ways Good Design Can Help Your Business

Good design is good business. Now more than ever this well-worn phrase, coined by long-time IBM Chairman-CEO Thomas Watson Jr., is worth repeating. …

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Hoefler & Frere-Jones: The Final Interview

Filmed months before their split, Font Men isn’t just a captivating exploration of font design. It’s a poignant reminder of what the type world has lost.<p>When Tobias Frere-Jones and Jonathan Hoefler, the Beatles of the typography world, dramatically broke up their famous partnership in January, what …

Typography

Hoefler & Frere-Jones, The Beatles Of The Type World, Are Breaking Up

Tobias Frere-Jones says “treacherous” Jonathan Hoefler cheated him of his half of one of the world’s most famous type foundries–a company that has worked for everyone from Nike to the New York Times.<p>Hoefler & Frere-Jones–perhaps the world’s most renowned type foundry whose fonts have been seen …

Typography

A Behind-The-Scenes Look At The Chilling Opening Credits Of “True Detective”

How production studio Elastic drew inspiration from double-exposure photography to design the eerie opening sequence of everyone’s favorite new detective show.<p>HBO consistently has some of the most critically acclaimed programs on television. Less touted are the shows’ opening credits, often works …

Landscape Photography

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

This list has been expanded into the new book, "Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind," by Carolyn Gregoire and Scott Barry Kaufman.<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but …

Study: Good Design Is Good For Business

Here at Co.Design, we’re constantly singing the praises of design-driven businesses. But “good design” can seem subjective and nebulous. Worse, it can be difficult to quantify how much design really impacts a company’s bottom line.<p>A new analysis by the Design Management Institute, a Boston-based …

Design

Hottest Trend You've Never Heard of... "The Butt Grab" Pose

You want earth shattering news. <b>The Butt Grab</b> <b>Pose</b> is the single greatest and hottest post of the internet that no one is talking about. He 100% made …

Only a few weeks left until Porsche will return to top-level racing: the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship and the 24h of Le Mans. Curious about our LMP1 driver line-up and the team preparation for the upcoming season? Learn more: www.porsche.com/mission2014

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Word of Mouth Paris: Bars and Restaurants

by David Graver and Katie Olsen<p>Everybody has a recommendation to offer regarding a trip to Paris; those who have visited "La Ville-Lumière" claim a favorite spot and are ever-eager to share it. Generally, however, they're all quite personal or, on the contrary, quite touristy. It's a city known for …

France

Could a Company Have a More Awesome Mascot Than a Monkey With a Jetpack?

I’d never heard of Fort Worth-based WDS Logistics until yesterday afternoon, when I saw one of its trucks rolling through Carrollton. The truck …

The Beginner's Guide to the Hashtag

If you’re a social media novice, hashtags — those short links preceded by the pound sign (#) — may seem confusing and unnecessary. But they are …