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The man-made world is horribly designed. But copying nature helps.

Biomimicry design, explained.<p>Japan’s Shinkansen don’t look like your typical train. They’re fast — so fast they coined the term “bullet train” — with long, pointed noses that let them reach speeds of up to 200 miles per hour.<p>But these Japanese trains didn’t always look like this. Earlier models …

Meet designers, illustrators and animators the Yarza Twins

Eva and Marta Yarza’s portfolio spans branding, typography, filmmaking and illustration. The identical twins have created a sound reactive alphabet, …

Graphic Design

Oliver Sacks on the Three Essential Elements of Creativity

“It takes a special energy, over and above one’s creative potential, a special audacity or subversiveness, to strike out in a new direction once one is settled.”<p><i>“And don’t ever imitate anybody,”</i> Hemingway cautioned in his advice to aspiring writers. But in this particular sentiment, the otherwise …

Creativity

Mirror, A Short Colorful Film Juxtaposing Similarly Shaped, Yet Otherwise Completely Unrelated Items

Grazia Pompeo and Fulvio Pucciarelli of Tanello Production have created “Mirror“, a short, colorful film that juxtaposes items that are very similar …

Thinking About Design Thinking

I had a great morning convo with my Automattic Design colleague Mike Shelton that took me down the rabbit hole of successive Google image searches …

How to Give and Receive Feedback About Creative Work

Feedback is crucial for learning and improving, but it’s rarely fun to be on the receiving end of it when it’s critical. Many people have a negative reaction to feedback, especially feedback on their creative work. In a study of seven companies and 11,471 days of creative work, researchers found …