There is a straight line from being a homebrewer and craft beer afficionado to consult companies on how to innovate better with Design Thinking. Why? Because I have found that brewing beer is a process following the same steps that I use to make my clients innovative.
We are all products of the world we live in. To the extent we can shape that world -- and that is both the calling and the responsibility of architects and urban planners -- we should do so in ways that facilitate good health and well-being.
It was a suit and tie kind of night -- and not just for the soulful k.d. lang who made her Broadway debut as the new guest star in After Midnight. The evening was the type of party Carrie Bradshaw would attend -- if Carrie Bradshaw went to theater premieres.
In the space of approximately thirty years, the San Francisco Bay area arose from almost total obscurity in the design world to become, arguably, its global epicenter.
If spending a small fortune on store-bought greeting cards doesn't appeal to you and you have an old phone book, scissors, and glue, maybe a bottle cap or two (and a bit of imagination), you can create a Valentine that expresses love for both your partner and the planet.
Oranges and yellows are obvious choices for a quick way to brighten up any room. While they are more popular for spring and summer, they can add some sunshine in the colder months, too! Dayton suggests using blood orange.
This Valentine's Day, why not throw the clichés out the window? Forget the stress of date night and those over-priced dinners. Think creatively about celebrating love.
What impact does great design have on a startups' success, and how can they best apply design when on a shoestring budget? It is a mistake to think that plowing design resources into a visual identity, as usual, will do the job.
On Jan. 23, I spoke with fashion designer Catherine Litke at her studio near Union Square, New York City. Ms. Litke and I attended high school together. In 2012, she founded LITKE, her self-named fashion house.
Specials on C, an empty bodega turned art space, begs the question: What does the store front of artistic expression in New York look like these days?
Creating breakthrough innovations require designers to live on the edge in order to sustain an extended exploration of concepts. Since working with br...
From setting up an après-ski bar, a coffee or hot chocolate bar to featuring a feast using the foods and drinks of Sochi, no matter what you do, it's a great occasion to get creative and go for gold!
While uplifting, the fact that a lot of things don't seem to have worked out as hoped for -- as is often the case with both documentaries and nonprofits -- gives If You Build It a slightly bittersweet feeling.
What is at stake isn't purely a matter of annoying ads or nosy companies -- it's a deep set of customer protections that have taken decades of hard work to secure.
Fast forward to today and airlines promote low CO2 emissions, speed, and safety when speaking about travel and their fleets of 747s, not the experience of traveling.
It seems nearly everyone wants to get into the hotel business these days. What started out as a few key collaborations--specifically fashion designers...