For creatives, the retirement age of 65 is merely a mile marker, not the end, of their life's ride. Here four old souls, ages 67 to 101, discuss why they continue to hone their craft with no end in sight. Why? "There is an immortality to being creative," says one.
Bloomberg Businessweek Creative Director Rob Vargas, on what goes into making the magazine’s provocative covers, how he handles sensational and sensitive subject matter, and why acknowledging that he was always going to come up with terrible ideas opened up his way of thinking.
What can condoms teach us about design, creativity, and entrepreneurship in a field where innovation faces a regulatory roadblock? Turns out, quite a lot. Because when you all but can’t change the actual product, you’re forced to rethink everything around it.
So often we charge ahead in our careers with a single-minded focus on our pursuits. In this new series, we slow down and ask designers to reflect on their relationship to the craft and explore what it means to them.