More/Than/This (Blog) ™: Rumination No. 012 →
morethanthisblog: I believe I am (and remain) a graphic designer because I have things to say. This is who I am, despite knowing that a fair number of jobs I hold will ask me not to say much, but rather to retool, reorder, rewrite, restyle the content (good or bad, interesting or dull, world-changing or product…
The act of feeling frustrated is an essential part of the creative process....– Jonah Lehrer on the importance of frustration in the creative process, live-illustrated by Guggenheim Fellow Flash Rosenberg. (via explore-blog)
The Three F's (but what about the fourth?)
This post relates to this week’s learnings and insights relating to my own personal research project on initiating new independent non corporatised ways of design teaching and learning called Old School . My new insight this week relates to personal motivation. When I did my grad dip it was very interesting to learn about Gardner, and also Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. What is it...
What Design Can Do. →
States of Design 10: Social Design →
Your line art is no good and here is why. →
fogdpsu: Good words from our very own Drew Bell! droob: I bet you’ve been faking it. I bet your Photoshop files are secretly a mess, and your line art layers are squishy and fuzzy. It’s okay. This stuff can be hard. Here’s the right way to do it. Scan in full color, at 600 pixels per inch. Unless your drawing is significantly smaller than the final…
Service Design Ethnographer, Panthea Lee →
culturalbytes: rebloggeed from Ethnography Matters: Image courtesy of Panthea Lee Ethnography Matters hopes to interview Panthea Lee of reBoot with our own list of questions, but in the meantime, Dave Seliger of Core 77 tracked Panthea down A Better World By Design conference. For those of you who are not familiar with Panthea’s work, Tricia Wang about Panthea’s Design Research essay a few...
Most artists are brought to their vocation when their own nascent gifts are...– The ecstasy of influence: A plagiarism – Jonathan Lethem’s fantastic 2007 Harper’s Magazine essay makes a compelling case for combinatorial creativity. It is the title essay of his equally excellent new collection of essays. (via explore-blog) Out of chaos !
On Social Design
morethanthisblog: I have a love/hate relationship with the term social design, mainly because, despite the fact I have no idea what it really means, I still find myself wielding it frequently in conversations with other designers and non-designers alike. Read More