Recently, I wore the Jawbone UP band every day for about four months. It tracked the number of steps I was taking, my overall level of activity, and it synced with my Strava and LoseIt apps. The data it invisibly pulled from the routines were instantly interesting, and ...
Recently I came across an article in the New York Times by Adam Bryant who interviews various executives on their challenges leading and managing organizations. The interview I read was with Tim Brown, CEO of IDEO (“He Prizes Questions More Than Answers”). Brown shared a few key lessons ...
On November 12th, Sequence participated in the annual AIGA Fall Gala fundraiser, Hung Up. Every year AIGA features custom-designed objects by local designers which are then auctioned to raise money for their organization. This year the object was a skateboard deck.
“I never come to solutions unless I have restrictions.” – Paul Sahre, Designer
“Pursue creativity with courage.” – Al Bell, Stax Records
“Innovation is about experimentation.” – Marissa Mayer, VP Search Products, Google
These were just some of the thought-provoking messages heard at AIGA's Make | Think Conference
, held 2 weeks ago in Memphis, Tennessee. My colleague Anna Tou and I had the opportunity to be there in person to soak up the inspirational atmosphere of both Memphis and the conference. We tuned into a vast array of presenters, tried some finger-licking BBQ ribs, strolled the historical and soulful streets of downtown Memphis, and for two and a half days, were surrounded by hundreds of designers who are thinking and making just like us.
When the web started to become a business and marketing tool that needed to look professional and eventually have a ‘wow’ factor, graphic designers were quick to respond. Their core skills around typography, color, layout and overall branding mixed with the underlying foundation of communication seemed to be ...