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Our 25 Favorite Oprah’s Book Club and Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 Picks

From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail<p>Cheryl Strayed<p>In her early 20s, Cheryl Strayed was mourning the premature death of her mother. She drifted for a while, unable to cope with her grief. Strayed decided to take herself away from everything by hiking the Pacific Coast Trail, which runs from …

Books

Minding our mood: How to keep our goal of staying positive this year

During the winter months emotions can mirror the weather, feeling heavy, cold, dark and stuck. Personal motivation and inspiration may become scarce, …

5 Novels Featuring Obsessed Bookworms on the Hunt

A Novel<p>How far would you go for a book that would blow your mind — for good? In Tim Wirkus’ <i>The Infinite Future</i>, three troubled people obsessed with …

Creative thought has a pattern of its own, brain activity scans reveal

Donatella Versace finds it in the conflict of ideas, Jack White under pressure of deadlines. For William S Burroughs, an old Dadaist trick helped: cutting pages into pieces and rearranging the words.<p>Every artist has their own way of generating original ideas, but what is happening inside the brain …

The Brain

The Books that Shaped Us

In researching the best design books out there, I found myself unsatisfied with the lists 20+ deep of design books. I wanted a personal perspective …

16 Practical Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Write A Book

If you want to write, you've got to read.

Creative Writing

An Interview With the Legendary Designers Behind the World’s Most Iconic Company Logos

“60 Years of Logos: Chermayeff and Geismar” is a wonderful film by Dress Code for their client AIGA that tells the story of the legendary founders of …

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There's a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

12 Books That Will Make You a Better Writer and Storyteller

My favorite book is always the one I’m reading now. I get vested in the story, in the characters, in the voice of the writer.<p>The last few pages can …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

How to become a graphic designer without going back to school

In 2017, it's safe to say tech has seeped into virtually every industry the job market has to offer. Take art, for example. Today, you'll likely find …

10 Tips for Using a Bullet Journal to Boost Creativity

You’ve seen some of the beautiful bullet journals on Pinterest, and there’s more to this trend than an exercise in creativity. Using a bullet journal …

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>Betsy Lerner<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates …

How to Bake a Cake

Flip through our guide for mixing, prepping and baking cake, then watch our how-to video.<p>How To: Cake 101<p>Follow these easy tips for success every …

40 web design freebies to make your life easier

In many ways, working in web design in 2017 has never been more challenging. But on the positive side, there have never been so many free resources …

Best Creative Inspiration – April 2017

Here comes our selection of WE AND THE COLOR’S best creative inspiration from April 2017!Just like April’s ever changing weather, we have featured a …