Whether it's an early-morning surfing trip or sketching out an idea on paper, graphic designer Jason Little counsels us on the value of getting hands-on with the creative process.
By Meg Franklin
Designer Damien Correll is a fan of boundaries. We chat about how constraints are conducive to creativity, and why knowing your history is important.
Doug and Ben Burkman, founders of casual-cool menswear label Burkman Bros, talk about the importance of very small workspaces and big travel plans.
Everyday is "opposite day" at NYC content creation studio Hush, where they manage to keep the glass half full while constantly flipping the script.
MagicRockLA discusses honing a craft, why celebrity DJs suck, and the all-important passion-for-your-profession factor.
Sam Lessin, founder of file-sharing service drop.io, opines on the benefits of being contrarian and the importance of privacy in a share-all world.
Marcelo Baldin, a seasoned São Paulo-based creative, talks about the necessity of tuning out, turning off, and (sometimes) even quitting.
We talk with Creative Commons' Eric Steuer about his new "remixable music and art show" with LA's Dublab crew and how sharing really is caring.
Ghostly International head Sam Valenti IV calls his highly collaborative team a "choir of voices," but it's a choir devoted to brutal idea refinement.
When pipe dreams meet passion, you get Brian Bordainick, a tenacious athletic director who's striving to build a "field of dreams" in the 9th Ward.
Dreams play a huge role in the imagination of sculptor Tomas Schneider, who goes so far as to be proactive even in his subconscious.
With crowd-sourced pillow fights and subway parties, Lori Kufner and Kevin Bracken seek to"overthrow the dominant entertainment paradigm."