One of the internet's most popular design blogs is coming to an end. In an interview with 99U, Design*Sponge Founder Grace Bonney reflects on the realities of getting creative projects off the ground and shares her hopes for the future of design media.
With the job landscape rapidly changing, experts say there’s an opportunity for workers -- particularly creatives -- to engineer roles that suit their own interests and aspirations while benefiting their employer.
One can create an amazing logo, but so much of a visual identity’s success is wrapped up in external factors, particularly the fate of the company itself. With no guarantees that one “big break” will lead to another, the designers behind the Apple, Google, and Pinterest logos realized they must develop their own barometers for success.
Do you dream of using your creative practice to take you outside the bounds of everyday ideas? Well, when you get there, the artist and designer Jon Burgerman will be waiting – probably knee-deep in colorful paints, construction paper, portraits of quirky characters, and the googly eyes he hands out wherever he goes. Because beyond the edges of known maps and ideas is where Jon Burgerman’s imagination flourishes.