In this “behind the scenes” talk, Daniel will take us on an painfully honest journey through the dos and don’ts, ups and downs, and many fails his independent agency, Stupid Studio, has experienced since setting up shop. Through examples and cases, he will illustrate the work philosophies that bind the people at Stupid as a culture. Find out why Stupid refuses to pitch, why culture beats strategy and why saying NO! is good for your business.
Pairing typefaces is a lot like wine tasting: making educated and inspired choices where the history, personality and unique details of each flavor bring out the best of its complement, creating an experience worth savoring.
Join us in New York City May 14, for The 2015 AIGA Awards Gala, an inspiring evening celebrating the lives and work of the 2015 AIGA medalists. Seating is limited! Purchase your tickets now. For more information, visit: aiga.org/gala/
Imagine this: the city’s youngest and brightest design talent comes together with intelligent practicing professionals and take over the brand-new Steelcase WorkLife Center in downtown Los Angeles to present their creations. It's not a summer blockbuster, it's Elevate! Your design career plan, realized with pop-up speakers, group & individual reviews, demo sessions and a grand view of the city from a truly inspiring place.
Want to leverage and build your firm’s team, and optimize creativity, profitability, and operational systems? In this Business Matters session, you'll learn about organizational and management systems and structures that will ensure a motivated and dedicated team. Learn the difference between strong leadership and management, and discover how these skills are critical to a successful design firm. Emily will explore a variety of organizational structures (from the solopreneur to a larger firm) and focus on key operational roles, as well as demonstrate the tools and strategies you can use to improve teamwork and staff morale.