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For Inspiration: “Walking in My Shoes” by Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode’s Andrew Fletcher dies aged 60. Pioneering British electronic band confirm his death on social media, saying ‘Fletch had a true heart of gold’

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For Inspiration: “Tears in the Rain” Theme by Vangelis

Vangelis, composer of Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner soundtracks, dies aged 79

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For Inspiration: “Freedom” by Jon Batiste

Jon Batiste won Best Music Video for “Freedom”: I don’t know about you, but I just gotta get up and dance every time I hear this song!

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For Inspiration: “Everlong” by Foo Fighters

Taylor Hawkins, for 25 years the drummer for Foo Fighters has died. He was 50. Rest in Peace, Taylor!

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Design Inspiration Readings

Remembering Bob Gill

One of the founders of the Designers and Art Directors Association (D&AD) and an avid author on design, Bob Gill strongly believed that designers are the original problem solvers.

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For Inspiration: “Perfeição”

So, it’s been 25 years without Renato Russo. Most of my Brazilian friends have a love/hate relationship with Legião Urbana. But I guess we would all agree on one thing: some of the sentiments he put down on paper are as relevant today as they were 25 years ago. For example: “Perfeição”

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Norman Teague on rewriting Design History

In this short film, designer Norman Teague talks about his work, why representation matters, and the need of rewriting design history.

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For Inspiration: “Right Now”

there is lot of high flying solos I remember Eddie playing, but my favourite is “Right Now”

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Watch “What removing profile photos taught me about design’s ability to reduce discrimination” with Benjamin Evans

Can you use design to tackle racism? Inclusive Design Lead Benjamin Evans shares a case study on how his team uses negative space to reduce discrimination and build belonging in Airbnb’s global community

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Innovation Inspiration

Lateral thinking and Innovation

Learning to explore Lateral Thinking is, almost by definition, counterintuitive. Fortunately, de Bono developed some practical techniques for developing this overlooked capability […]