Pick of The Week
State of Design in 2021
If you're gonna read another report...
...might as well make sure it shows you the bigger picture where it counts. And Abstract has been busy surveying over a 1,000 designers to understand how our work, priorities and challenges are changing.
The Best of The Rest
All in a Day’s Work is an animation series...
More alike than we thought.
From the awkwardness of networking events to the frustration of creative block, we unknowingly share a lot with entrepreneurs, and Mailchimp's recent collaborative series is a fantastic watch for the curious out there.
The two design skills that will matter in 2021...
No, it's not about Glassmorphism.
Regardless of your creative ambitions for this year, getting there requires some not-so-secret skills you've often missed the mark with, so someone shared some thoughts that'll resonate, but also give you a much clearer idea of how to hit that mark.
Pentagram’s Sascha Lobe and Yuri Suzuki rebrand Midi...
Capturing the subtleties of sound.
Tasked to rebrand one of the most prominent music-making technologies since the 80s, Pentagram partners do away with music clichés to create a visual and sonic identity to convey the heard and unheard moments of sound.
5 healthy habits you need to manage creative burnout...
Keeping the burnout at bay.
From working an extra day when you shouldn't, to not knowing when to say "no", little things add up to draining you in more ways you can handle. So, without any over-the-top routines, here's some small ways to ensure you don't lose your sanity.
One More Thing
Don’t be a d*ck! (Wear your mask)
Desperate times call for d*ckish measures.
To create awareness about proper mask wearing, this Canadian agency and illustrator joined forces to create an interactive screen that captures a 'naughty' character whenever passersby don't wear a mask.