Stefan Sagmeister

Are brutalist sites the web's punk rock moment?

Named after the brutalist architecture movement from the mid-to-late 20th century, web brutalism gleefully ignores all the web design best practices …

Web Design

The rise and fall of pure functional design – Muzli -Design Inspiration

What happens when we stop making excuses to design less?<p>The rise of startup culture and the industrialisation of product design has had a profound …

Graphic Design

Back from The Future: ideas, tech and trends that will shape design in years to come

The Future had its inaugural event from 3-4 November in Dublin, organised by the founder of creative festival Offset, and its remit was simple: to …

Graphic Design

Cooper Hewitt Short Stories: Button, Button, We’ve Got the Button(s)!Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum | Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

In last month’s Short Story, Emily Orr, Cooper Hewitt’s assistant curator of modern and contemporary design, wrote about the history of store window …

Museums

Jeremyville to open pop-up studio at Dublin’s The Future festival

Jeremyville will be opening his first pop-up studio at The Future design and innovation festival in Dublin next month, giving complete insight to his …

Ilse Crawford

21 Instagram Feeds Designers Love That Can Spark Ideas for Anyone

Use Instagram to have your finger on the visual pulse of the design world.<p>Instagram is today's way of having your finger on the visual pulse of the design world, across art, architecture, fashion, graphic, and product. A few weeks ago I posted our favorite design websites. Now, our list of favorite …

Graphic Design

Happiness by design | Stefan Sagmeister

https://download.ted.com/talks/StefanSagmeister_2004-64k.mp4Graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister takes the audience on a whimsical journey through …

Hong Kong

A Renowned Designer Is Using His Instagram As An Interactive Forum

Stefan Sagmeister wants to help advise other designers and spark creativity via social media

Graphic Design

Stefan Sagmeister offers up his Instagram account as a design clinic

One of the world's best-known graphic designers Stefan Sagmeister is using his Instagram account as a tool for critiquing other designers' …

Graphic Design

Stefan Sagmeister opens Instagram design clinic

There's more to Instagram than beautiful snaps of avocado brunches. In fact, artists and designers have long been using the photo-sharing application …

Graphic Design

Stefan Sagmeister Plays Design Doctor On Instagram, Diagnoses Budding Creatives

Image via Sagmeister & Walsh<p><b>World-renowned</b> graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister of Sagmeister & Walsh is offering up design critique to younger …

Graphic Design

Combatting self-doubt as a designer

Thinking about a creative project ahead of starting often conjures exciting and whimsical thoughts. Visions of plain sailing, eureka moments and …

Creativity

Josh Penn brings awareness to dyslexia with kinetic typography

British graphic and motion designer Josh Penn has created a 60-second animation that communicates what it is like to have dyslexia.<p>The animation, …

Graphic Design

Designer of the Week: Mitsuko Sato

<i>Call for entries: The HOW International Design Awards closes the evening of Monday, Sept. 11.</i>Ever since she redesigned the logo of the NBA Toronto …

Graphic Design

Back to School: 14 Things for Design-Conscious School Kids

Back to school, back to reality. It’s September. It’s that time of year when kids up and down the land don fresh, clean uniforms and shiny, polished …

Furniture

This CEO Will Dock Your Pay If You Don't Take All Your Vacation Days

Take time to unplug. Boss’ orders.<p>One company is helping its employees really embrace their time off by enforcing a new vacation policy: Take your …

Travel

Designer of the Week: Ashley Webelhuth

<i>Call for entries: The HOW International Design Awards closes next month.</i><p>Designer of the Week Ashley Webelhuth is a true learner. Beyond her BFA in …

If you don't take your allotted vacation, this CEO will dock your pay

Many companies rely on unlimited vacation as a perk to encourage employees to unplug from the workplace, but SimpliFlying CEO Shashank Nigam is …

The Workplace

77 Catchy And Creative Slogans For Graphic Designers

Graphic designers play a pivotal role in today’s world where there is fierce competition among brands to stand out. The variety of brands along with …

Graphic Design

12 Mobile App Design Fundamentals to Enhance User Experience

Today, with the click of a button, a marketer can open a gateway towards millions of potential customers. But, the key to their success lies in the …

Usability

8 tips to survive a portfolio presentation

I’ve helped hire designers at IBM, Airbnb, Postmates and here are my tips on killing your presentation:It will never cease to surprise me when a …

Graphic Design

The Main Point on Your Design: Fame or Love – Muzli -Design Inspiration

Today there is a constant misunderstanding in human perceptions about being a designer. Especially the people who try to be an artist want to seek …

Graphic Design

Vacation systems are broken — here's the fix: Pasricha

The Sagmeister principle — giving employees mandatory time off and incentivizing disconnecting from all workplace communications — could help foster …

The Workplace

7 great infographics by graphic design agencies

At Creative Bloq, we get sent a lot of infographics by PRs in the hope that our coverage will help them go viral. There’s nothing wrong with that, …

Design Thinking

You Want Your Team to Think More Creatively? Have Them Watch One of These Films

Here is my list of films guaranteed to get your creative juices flowing.<p>You've probably been in this situation. You need to get a group of people, your team or a group of customers, to think creatively. Perhaps you're going to brainstorm solutions to a problem or do a co-creation session. Everyone …

Design Thinking

Articles about rob-forbes-conversation.html on Dwell.com - Dwell

Philip Johnson and David Whitney used to invite great minds from the architecture, design, and art worlds to the Johnson-designed...<p>This story was originally published on Knoll Inspiration in 2016.<p>A glass house floats at the edge of Silicon Valley.<p>Picture this: You’re standing on the subway.<p>The …

Graphic Design

Bring me sunshine: the designers being briefed to create a happier planet

From the Guatemalan town painting itself in bright colours to Norway’s 10-year plan to banish belching exhaust fumes, the London Design Biennale is celebrating ideas that put a smile on everyone’s face<p>This week saw the publication of the 2017 Global Emotions Report, an ambitious survey of the …

Graphic Design

My favorite Instagram accounts for design, fashion and art inspiration

Earlier this year I had a few people ask about my go-to instagram accounts when it comes to UX and Design inspiration. Although I’m not a big fan of …

UX Design