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AIGA’s Artist Video Series: Milton Glaser

Reading about designers can be moving. Seeing their work can be inspiring and, at times, provoke us to action. Hillman Curtis, in his video series, allows us to experience leading designers through sound and motion, uncovering what it is about them that inspires him. Watch Milton Glaser’s video […]

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Tim Brown’s “The powerful link between creativity and play” talk at TED

At the 2008 Serious Play conference, designer Tim Brown talks about the powerful relationship between creative thinking and play — with many examples you can try at home (and one that maybe you shouldn’t) […]

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AIGA’s Artist Video Series: David Carson

Reading about designers can be moving. Seeing their work can be inspiring and, at times, provoke us to action. Hillman Curtis, in his video series, allows us to experience leading designers through sound and motion, uncovering what it is about them that inspires him. Watch David Carson’s video […]

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Don Norman’s “The three ways that good design makes you happy” talk at TED

In this talk from 2003, design critic Don Norman turns his incisive eye toward beauty, fun, pleasure and emotion, as he looks at design that makes people happy […]

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David Carson’s “Design, discovery and humor” talk at TED

Great design is a never-ending journey of discovery — for which it helps to pack a healthy sense of humor. Sociologist and surfer-turned-designer David Carson walks through a gorgeous (and often quite funny) slide deck of his work and found images […]

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Scott McCloud’s “Understanding comics” talk at TED

In this unmissable look at the magic of comics, Scott McCloud bends the presentation format into a cartoon-like experience, where colorful diversions whiz through childhood fascinations and imagined futures that our eyes can hear and touch […]