Saturday, January 20, 2007


The video says it all.

2006 Masters of Design

Is design a craft, a tool, or an obsession? These days, it's a bit of all three.

No Accounting For Design?

Chuck Jones

It's the design world's dirty little secret. Despite the growing consensus that "good design is good business," most companies lack objective financial metrics to help them calculate whether increased investment in design will, in fact, generate increased profits. Does it matter? Chuck Jones, Whirlpool's design chief, certainly thinks so.

Friday, January 05, 2007

Paula Scher

For over three decades Paula Scher has been at the forefront of graphic design. Iconic, smart and unabashedly populist, her images have entered into the American vernacular.

Paula has developed identity and branding systems, promotional materials, environmental graphics, packaging and more.

Additional information regarding Paula Scher:
1-Interviewed by Ellen Lupton, August 10, 1995.
2-Hillman Curtis Quicktime movie clip.

Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Innovative Design Inspired by Accessibility

The Web provides unprecedented access to information for people with disabilities. People who are blind no longer wait for 25 pounds of braille to be printed and delivered or for a volunteer to read. People who have...

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Smart Design

Almost three decades ago Smart Design began practicing a multi-disciplinary approach to design, establishing ways to emotionally connect people with products and experiences. Today their strength is a unique ability to encode a brand’s personality and values into every aspect of their work. The result is a design solution that builds bonds between companies and their customers.