Gonna do it anyway
"On redesigning the system"
In every big project there's a chance (and an inevitability) of figuring out how to make the system better. You see what holds and what breaks under pressure, what flexes when it should and what sticks when it shouldn't.
During a really good big project, you also get a chance to understand decisions you've been making based on instinct. Principles start to evolve. Then you make better decisions next time around.
Hey writing — design just ate your lunch.
This piece by Mat Dryhurst on power, independence, and the music industry challenges the “indie” paradigm — what does independence truly mean for artists, creators, workers, if it means surrendering collective power?
In this world of performative rebrands, there's one successful brand re-do that no hipster marketing agency can claim credit for: the rebirth of graphic design as design thinking.