A Report from TEDxCLE

April 18th, 2011 1 Comment

TED is an organization committed to “ideas worth spreading.” The main annual conference is in California, but smaller independently organized satellite meetings, designated by the x in the title, take place all over the world. TED has become widely known because of the vast amount of excellent video content that they offer for free on [...]

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Rory Sutherland: Life lessons from an ad man

October 16th, 2009 No Comments

Sorry to post two TED videos in a row, but this one is just too good not to share. Self-proclaimed “ad-man” Rory Sutherland takes us on a humorous journey and shows us some examples of how perceived value works and why it is under utilized in today’s society.

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Stefan Sagmeister: The Power of Time Off

October 7th, 2009 No Comments

Living legend and graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister shuts down his studio in New York City for one year every seven years. During this period he and his staff travel and spend time working on projects of a personal nature. In this TED speech Sagmeister explains that the time off has led to innovation not only [...]

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How Good Graphic Design Creates Meaning In The Human Brain

July 24th, 2009 No Comments

The brain is wired for graphic design. Throughout human evolutionary history our brains have developed to react to visual stimuli. Knowing how the brain interprets visual information can greatly assist communicators in getting their message across effectively. We’ve previously learned how good design makes you happy. Now let’s learn how good design creates meaning. Tom [...]

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Jacek Utko: Can design save the newspaper?

May 26th, 2009 No Comments

Jacek Utko explains why design is an important factor in business and also how any designer at any level can make a difference.

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