Start-up businesses and organizations tend to hold themselves back in terms of establishing reputation and solidity by under-budgeting and under-investing in the…

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I am a full-time graphic designer/illustrator and part-time design educator, so design thinking is a familiar and routine part of my life.…

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As I prepare to teach my next course in Design History at UCLA Extension, I gave some thought to why designers should study…

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Empty space in a design is useful. Think of it in this way: If there was a room in your home where…

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