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Shimpei Takahashi: Play this game to come up with original ideas - [TED Talks]

Shimpei Takahashi always dreamed of designing toys. But when he started work as a toy developer, he found that the pressure to use data as a starting point for design quashed his creativity.

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What I learned about 99 designs

Using 99designs has been an interesting experience and I think I’ll use them again. I loved the way it worked, and there are some fabulous artists on there. 749 more words

On Writing

Graphic Design

For the past couple of years I have loved playing with the vector creation software Inkscape. It’s open source and free to download, check it out on their website… 172 more words


Confessions of the Crowdsourcers

Full text available here: http://www.commarts.com/Columns.aspx?pub=11322&pageid=2420

Confessions of the Crowdsourcers
Design is not a contest, except for when it is.

by Jessica Carew Kraft

The creative brief is two sentences, bespeaking the author’s level of design sophistication: “I’m looking for a logo for a law school technology institute that needs to emphasize innovation, using our school colors.” 1,402 more words

Help me redesign my website

Hello hello,

I think that my website needs a bit of a facelift, so I’ve created a contest on 99designs to design a new one. 60 more words



The site where artists give you several options to chose from when it comes to your self-published ebook cover.

Anyone out there use it?  Anyone want to discuss their experience with it?  If so, comment away!


Cover design contest

Hello people and hope you’re having a great weekend. Today I wanna talk about this awesome cover design contest I am hosting on 99designs.com.

If you don’t know 99designs or how they operate, it’s simple enough. 212 more words