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New #Design #Job Posted: Decker Design, an award-winning brand design firm, is looking for a systems-thinker designer. More info:
Sex, power, feminism—on this epsiode of Design Matters with @debbiemillman Marilyn Minter reflects on her rise, being banished from the art world, and her return and personal revolution.
Feeling a bit more sour than sweet this Valentine’s weekend? A collection of “Vinegar Valentines” to inspire the snarky part of you:
New #Design #Job Posted: Schema in Seattle seeks a Visual Interaction Designer "responsible for creating beautiful and intuitive data-driven applications and experiences” #Apply
The 2020-2021 @Caltech Critical Intersections: Conversations on Race, History, and Science online seminar series is dedicated to the history leading up to—and beyond—eugenics. This week’s event is w/ artists Edgar Arcenaux + Kurt Forman.…
Just in time for Valentine’s Day: our very own @jessicahelfand in the newest issue of Lovers Magazine.
It is a true fact that once you learn how to swim or ride a bicycle you never forget. @thedailyheller says not so with digital design tools.
Toying with design, in India (and online)
On this archival episode of Design Matters with Debbie Millman: Esther Perel explores the fascinating design of marriage, modern intimacy and relationships—and the complex dynamics of infidelity.
Our friends @Wix launched a great new development tool: @EditorX offers powerful collaboration, flexible grids and full breakpoint control. You can watch a video of all the new functionality here: (Thanks for the demo!)
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to disrupt business-as-usual, a micromobility revolution is quietly moving forward.
Beautiful green helix or glass poop emoji covered in trees? You decide.
We seek beauty in nature, art, and philosophy but also in our phones and furniture. Now scientists search for the neural basis of how the brain responds to beauty.
Do not be surprised by how much warfare has actually contributed to our world. @thedailyheller on Margaret MacMillan’s new book.
In the 1870s a popular thing to do was to get a portrait of you sitting on your best friend's lap. Let's bring back this cozy trend!
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Black Art Library is a resource of rare publications highlighting the work of Black artists
We loved having Eric! Thank you for the incredible hour.…
John Maeda breaks up—then reconciles—with design.
Belonging. Human connection. Vulnerability. Failure. Perseverance. On this episode of Design Matters w/ @debbiemillman Brené Brown discusses the highs and lows of her creative journey—and the essential elements of a life lived bravely. #Listen
The 1-year-old company Formr sells furniture made by formerly incarcerated people, using discarded materials from construction sites to help fix America’s massive waste problem.
Designer Inga Plönnigs new font, Magnet, is the latest family from Frere-Jones Type, a sans-serif in thirteen styles.
What are dreams? Just the theater of the unconscious? Our brains’ attempts to impose a semblance of structure on the chaotic imagery we retain? Random epiphenomena? Responses to potential threats?
"I am grateful to all that those who helped democracy prevail as its nemesis returned back to the swamp.“ @thedailyheller on the day after the inauguration.
New #Design #Job Posted: Geneva University of Art and Design seeks an HES Senior lecturer, Head of the Digital Pool and Educational Innovation Learn more and #Apply
On this week’s Design Matters w/ @debbiemillman Marina Abramović reflects on all the moments that made her the performance genius that she is today.
A few tickets are still available for our next Design Observer Community Session. We welcome Eric Heiman @VolumeSF, who will discuss how a mix of of graphic, architectural, + experiential projects both inform and interrogate design practice. #Tickets
How an augmented reality app transformed London into an immersive art gallery.
Eye-watering amounts of money pour into Artificial Intelligence, and new technology empires are being forged before our eyes, but AI is a house divided by a decades-old rivalry.
New #Design #Job Posted: Pandiscio Green is seeking a highly-creative and ambitious junior graphic designer in NYC.
"Social an overarching strategy for creative direction that places the dynamics of a relationship between a person and a product at the center of all design activities” @thedailyheller talks to Carla Diana, Mother of Robots
Please join us next Wednesday 1/27 for our next Design Observer Community Session. We welcome Eric Heiman @VolumeSF, who will discuss how a mix of of graphic, architectural, + experiential projects both inform and interrogate design practice. #Tickets
New #Design #Job posted: Share Local Media needs a product designer for Poplar, their client facing print & mail platform #Apply
"Our lives should be marked not by “comps” and metrics and filters and proofs of concept and virality but by tight circles and improvisation and adventure and lots and lots of creative waste. And not just to save ourselves, but to save each other."…
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How architects write fictional architecture.
"Tossing and turning, crawling in and out of bed, getting increasingly agitated with each amplified tic tok from the clock across from the bed on the window sill.” @thedailyheller Insomnia: A Wake-Up Call
Women either decide or strongly influence 70% of all automotive purchases yet are 73% more likely to suffer injury in a car crash, and 17% more likely to die than the average man. A design problem?
Joy, disillusion, success, failure, hiring, finances, office space, just some of the topics in All in a Day’s Work, a new animated series about being an entrepreneur from our friends @Mailchimp in collaboration with @itsnicethat
When Pac-Man arrived in 1980, it revolutionized gaming. The original game is at the root of a rich design tradition, one that goes well beyond detailed graphics and fluid controls.
On this week’s Design Matters with @debbiemillman @HrishiHirway From practicing on his first piano to recording albums and launching the podcast + Netflix show “Song Exploder,” he has lived a marvelous life of music. #listen
Can the story of a pandemic be told in a single headline every day? David Rainbird collected headlines about the pandemic as a way of making sense of the infodemic that was 2020.
Possibly in response to these dismal times, there was a surprising trend in this year’s Architecture & Design Film Festival: Utopias.
The United States of America more than once employed a creative director. @thedailyheller on the role of government propaganda.
Paul Klee’s notebooks—nearly 4,000 pages of them—are now online.
We loved having you @KatVellos and all our season 8 guests! #listen if you haven't…
"Approaching ourselves as ecosystems, instead of individuals, also opens up new possibilities for change within the design field.” @mukhtarayusuf gives us a positive path forward in this month’s #TermsofService
“On cream-laid paper there is no “forward” button.” @nytimes book critic Dwight Garner on the lost art of paper correspondence:
How writing about design and the struggles of city life led @NikilSaval to the Pennsylvania state senate Listen:
The final 2020 installment of #TheSelfRelianceProject from @jessicahelfand On Whispering: Looking. Listening. And Lessons from Quaker Meeting.
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