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

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72. William Channer on How to Build a Successful Podcast & Reconsidering Your Comments Section

Designer, founder and journalist, William Channer has +10 years experience enabling and inspiring startups through apps, books and podcasts on advertising, business, design and technology.

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

From your smart TV to your iPhone to your iPad, we’re seeing more but reading less. All courtesy of digital technology. Hegarty on Creativity by Sir John Hegaty of BBH

Loss Aversion: we hate losing what we’ve got. When we copy, we justify it. When others copy, we villify it. Most of us have no problem with copying – as long as we’re the ones doing it. Everything… Read More

62% of all patent lawsuits are now over software. Estimated wealth lost is half a trillion dollars: $500,000,000,000. Everything is a Remix: System Failure by Kirby Ferguson

It’s not just 26 letters in the English alphabet, a brand font has to have a personality; it has to be read by a five year old as much as by an 80 year old; it has to… Read More

It’s important to understand the history of typography. Not every graphic designer knows this, but it’s very important because typography evolves alongside technology, and the shape of typography is created by technology. We now have millions of different… Read More

Technology allows for participation and interaction. It thus follows that creative ideas that wish to leverage technology must find ways of offering participation and interaction. Cue the rise of the participative idea. The Participation Paradox by Martin Weigel

An astounding amount of what the experts and what the pundits and geniuses have told us about advertising and marketing and media in the last ten years has turned out to be bologna. Radical changes in technology was… Read More

Just because technology has made it easier to create and express yourself does not mean you’re any good at it. Every day I’m inundated with badly written, poorly constructed, uninformed blogs. Hegarty on Creativity by Sir John Hegaty of BBH

Technology gets better everyday. That’s fine. But most of the time all you need is a stick of gum, a pocket knife and a smile. Robert Redford playing Nathan Muir in Spy Game (2001)

Web developers do all of the messy, behind the scenes work, creating the engine that drives the functionalities and user interface. They create the very essence of a website or webapp, working with a variety of technologies, the… Read More

Your creative imagination will always be greater than the technology at your disposal. Jason Galeon 

Design is the most important part of technology; the more things are changing or improving, the better the design needs to be to allow consumers to understand, appreciate, and apply the technology. The curve of a phone tells… Read More

Everyone knows how to take pictures now, the technology makes it hard to fail, and we have surely reached a point where there is no such thing as a bad photograph. Graphic Design: A User’s Manual by Adrian Shaughnessy… Read More