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By now there must be few
people who are unaware of the recent uproar surrounding the University of
California’s rebranding effort. Seldom does
the media take such an active interest in design, so it was disheartening that they got their reporting so very wrong. The outcome
of that misreporting—fueled by an online petition and fanned by our very own
design community—has set back the course of design and cheated the university out of a progressive new identity.
Section: Why Design
Design methodologies add value to the visual arts curriculum by teaching the practical and purposeful
application of creative thinking—the very definition of innovation. So why has design education been largely absent in conversations about K12 education reform?
Section: Tools and Resources
If instances of self-questioning about working in-house become a catalyst for self-doubt, why not redirect some of that energy toward constructive self-evaluation? We can’t count on having control over everything that affects our design careers, but we can establish focus, build accountability and develop a newfound sense of assurance about our professional trajectory in-house.
Section: Tools and Resources -
in-house design, in-house issues, life balance, networking, professional development, motivation, INitiative, advice
All around us, we see organizations and communities that need to change. The job for design is everywhere. I would like the people who come through our design education program to become embedded in thousands of places, helping our species evolve from selfish users of resources to expanders and creators of resources. And for that, while there is no “studio” involved, we hope you join us.
Section: Inspiration -
personal essay, graduate, teaching, culture, eco issues, social issues, social responsibility, sustainability, innovation
How can design be employed to make complex ideas visible and understandable so that we can make better products? With impeccable design and digital pedigrees, Dubberly has been on the cusp of what’s next since the Internet’s earliest days.
Section: Why Design -
product design, web design, business
Executive Director Richard Grefé explains why the AIGA experience must be defined as a powerful community of many
creative, inspired and aspiring designers, replacing the perception of a century-old institution that prided itself on expressing an
authoritative view of design excellence.
Section: About AIGA -
AIGA Insight, advocacy, AIGA news
Boralex 2008 Annual Report
Sometimes the best "good" design is for people closest to us. @ericfheiman on @LaferriereDavid's project for his kids http://t.co/7nffcrLpL5
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Our design firm lost thousands of dollars by using Hireflo for our new hire screening. This is our story and hopefully it helps you.
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Video: William Drenttel & Jessica Helfand
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