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Get Ideas Out of Your Head & Into the World
In reality, creativity requires a complex set of skills, attitudes, and actions, intimately related to imagination, innovation, and entrepreneurship. To harness our creativity, we need a robust set of definitions for all parts of the creative and entrepreneurial process.

Nike’s Chief of Design Doodles All Day

The Culture Cliché
If you’re looking to shift your company culture, it starts with understanding what culture is in the first place.

Design in the Age of Anxiety
To create a better future, understand the now

Focusing on a Flexible Future: A Talk with Jeffrey Feldman

I Used Design Thinking To Reinvent My Career—Here’s Why It Worked
A former lawyer explains how the methodology led her to try out life as a pastry chef before getting a master’s in psychology.

Two articles by Mauro Porcini, SVP & Chief Design Officer at PepsiCo
The world is changing. And Design? and Confidence, Elegance and Leadership

Zen and the Art of Designing Startups
How Kelly Robinson creates inspiring offices for the likes of Airbnb, Headspace, and SoundCloud.

A Short Guide to Strategy for Entrepreneurs
It sometimes appears that the traditional rules of business are being upended by today’s mega-trends of multisided platforms, big data, machine learning and AI, crowdsourcing, the internet of things (IoT), and more. These trends have transformed the world of business immeasurably. But they have certainly not repealed the timeless rules of strategy.

The Joys of the Creative Scrapbook
Whether stored in book or digital form, having a scrapbook of ideas and inspiration can be vital to creativity, says advertising creative director Hugh Todd.

Exclusive: Ideo’s Plan To Stage An AI Revolution
The prominent design consultancy acquires Datascope, a Chicago-based data science company, to help merge machine learning and human-centered design.

The Best New Graphic Design Books in 2017
Discover 40 new graphic design books are filled with ideas, advice and inspiration.

Why design for experience? Because designing isn’t the only thing that designers do
Experience Design has become one of those annoying business terms that is grossly overused and widely misunderstood.