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Do First Impressions Last?

I heard John Maeda speak on Capital Hill one time. Frankly, he didn’t impress me. Yes, he held the President’s position at Rhode Island School of Design (or RISD) and had everything to do with moving the… 354 more words

Leadership

Cognitive Art

I love information graphics. It’s a great challenge to look at data and develop a way of presenting it visually so that it immediately communicates meaning and entices the viewer to look closer to glean more information. 302 more words

Graphic Design

A great piece by John Maeda on the rise of artists and the evolution of design.

“Artists ask the questions that others are afraid to ask, and that money has no answer.” 7 more words

STEAM

The right message, or influence

“There is an alchemy of delivering the right message to the right person”, Maurice Levy (CEO of Publicis) suggested in his recent Bloomberg interview about Business Innovation. 825 more words

Innovation

The Laws of SIMPLICITY, John Maeda, MIT Press, 1999

“Feeling safe (by avoiding desperation), feeling confident (by mastering the basics), and feeling instinctive (by conditioning through repetition) all satisfy rational needs.”, John Maeda

Design

Toledo Design Week 2015: Links, etc.

I had a blast speaking to the great people of Bowling Green, Ohio this week as part of AIGA Toledo Design Week. Thanks so much to AIGA Toledo and the Graphic Design Department at Bowling Green State University for the invitation, and to everyone who came out to my presentation at the Wolfe Center for the Arts. 46 more words

AIGA

Humans of Interchange - Li Yang

Apologies for dropping the ball on Humans of Interchange. Exams came up and then I had a backlog of other posts to complete. I’m still very much looking for international students to interview so feel free to shoot me an e-mail at willbesamanthawxlow.com . 592 more words

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