The Eight and a Half studio founder tackles the graphics of American resistance from Benjamin Franklin to the Vietnam War and draws a few lessons on how America’s darkest moments spark some of its greatest design.
The 2018 99U Conference conference theme is about overcoming creative challenges, so we’re asking our speakers and breakout session leaders to reflect on a pivotal pressure-cooker moment and share how they navigated it.
From Crosswords with Friends to the doozies in the “New York Times,” crossword puzzles are made by a band of freelance cruciverbalists whose constructions are founded on a deep-seated passion for the words we use—and strong opinions on the ones that are taboo.
The Olympics are a time for countries to show off their clout with superhuman feats, but there’s another display of dominance that happens off the field: branding. And for one country, the 2018 Winter Games have presented an unusually complex challenge. Let the design games begin.