Category Archives: Design

Courage & The Creative Life

Designer, writer, brand consultant and educator Debbie Millman has written a book, ‘Look Both Ways: Essays on The Intersection of Life and Design‘. With pithy, personal essays and terrific typography…

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Look Both Ways: An Interview with Debbie Millman and Rodrigo Corral from Print on Vimeo.

…below, Millman has some wise words about listening to criticism; in this context directed to illustrators/designers and their portfolios, but can be applied to every flexible person…

…read a post on her at BrainPicking and thanks SwissMiss

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The Magic Is In The Process

At a recent 99U Conference, Jane ni Dhulchaointigh, the charming, witty and inspirational inventor/founder of the product and company Sugru (the product itself described by a customer as the love child of Playdoh and Super Glue), tells her beguiling and uplifting story about her six year journey from student to inventor…

Jane ni Dhulchaointigh: The Magic Is in The Process from 99U on Vimeo.

…thanks SwissMiss

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Thomas Heatherwick

Architect Thomas Heatherwick is one of England’s most innovative designers, having created a new rendition of the iconic London Routemaster Bus, the memorable, reticulated Olympic Cauldron  at the 2011 London Olympic Games, and the pavilion for England at the Shanghai World Expo in 2010, his ‘Seed Cathedral’

…and below, he walks through his V&A retrospective in 2012, entitled ‘Heatherwick Studios: Designing The Extraordinary’, giving us a fascinating insight into his work…

…Heatherwick designed the Olympic cauldron for the London Olympics in 2011…

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