Tag: Economics

Growth Makers and Risk Takers? 


Cliff, San Jose de Maipo, Chile. Photo: Christopher Pollard

Think of an innovation new proposition like a Rubik’s Cube: we can’t expect to have the changing faces of society, customer behaviours or technology and yet leave the business model side of the cube unchanged.

Source: Who Are The Growth Makers and Risk Takers? | PwC

Tim Cook’s Reply to the FBI’s Demand to Create a Backdoor Into Apple Products.

The United States government has demanded that Apple take an unprecedented step which threatens the security of our customers. We oppose this order, which has implications far beyond the legal case at hand. This moment calls for public discussion, and we want our customers and people around the country to understand what is at stake.

Source: Customer Letter – Apple

Value Your Clients

Naturally, you want to be actually providing your clients with the most value you can for the money they’re paying you. But – and I’ll probably offend some people by saying this – value, especially in a design context, is subjective. What one person finds valuable, someone else might consider utter garbage, and vice-versa.

Source: Providing Unique Value To Your Design Clients | Speckboy

The Premier League Brilliantly Rebrands

The Premier League has launched a new visual identity for the 2016/17 season, with an updated lion icon designed to communicate a new side to the world’s most popular football league. And, the work is nothing short of brilliant.

Source: DesignStudio Rebrands Premier League – Creative Review

The Importance of Humility


Irene Hixon Whitney Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota. June 3, 2015. Photo: Christopher Pollard

As design advances and evolves, it is critical for us to acknowledge the central role that humility plays, or risk letting our egos die in tandem with our careers.

Source: Good Design is Humble | Austin Knight