215. Critical Thinking: Anna Wintour On Intellectual Liberty & NOT Highly-Specializing

09 takeaways from this talk:

179. How to Run A Business: Superbrand Secrets From The Technology Industry

13 takeaways from this video:

165. How to Run A Business: Superbrand Secrets From The Fashion Industry

16 takeaways from this video:

139. The Next Black: The Future of Clothing & The Quest For Climate-Positive Products

13 important lessons from this video:

Having the courage and determination to focus on one subject or area of expertise gives you the solid foundation that is absolutely necessary if you’re to come up with a truly great idea, one that will be key… Read More

It can be easy to settle on something that feels right. Something that seems to make sense of all the confusion. You’ll feel relief when you get to this point. You’ll think you’ve cracked it. You’ll feel good…. Read More

To create great work you should be making up your own beliefs as you go along, changing them one day to the next, always pushing against the boundaries of current thinking, trying to escape the confines of conventional… Read More

Find out why things go where they go. Find out why particular scenes in a particular film sequence are edited together or in the fashion they are or in the time that they are and the way that… Read More

Emotional messages and meanings can sometimes contradict. Military clothes can say ‘anti-war’ or ‘military dominance.’ Brand Jam by Marc Gobé

The best choice of type or color palette or photography or illustration can’t save a bad idea. Concept is to advertising what the little black dress is to fashion: it will always be in demand. Advertising Concept Book… Read More

If more brands undertake such pertinent design, our commercial landscape could become unimaginably uplifting and enriching. Until that happens, though, (design-conscious) brands will stand out and above their competition. Emotional Branding by Marc Gobé

Karl Lagerfeld sends his Chanel models down the runway in amazing and stunning creations that the core Chanel customer couldn’t seriously contemplate wearing. Yet the customer is inspired by the designs, which appear in all of the magazines… Read More

We see the appearance of something before we see the content. Typically, we might pick up a magazine and feel disgust – or delight – at the typeface that has been used. This way of seeing is different… Read More

Model agencies scout models who we know based on our experience advertising agencies look for. But at the same time agencies are always looking for a new face. So I’m always on the look out for new models… Read More