Sean Blanda is a writer based in New York City and is the former Editor-in-Chief and Director of 99U. Find him on Twitter: @SeanBlanda.
A funny thing happened on these aspiring rock stars' road to musical stardom. They realized they made much better gig posters than records. And so began their design careers.
By Sean Blanda
Twelve leading designers and creatives come together to point out what they feel is the most pressing issue in the field of design today – and how they would fix it.
By Kiana St. Louis, Matt McCue and Sean Blanda
Intuit's Suzanne Pellican on why designers need to (sometimes) take a back seat to their developers.
How one illustrator bounced around jobs (and oceans) before making her own dream career.
The surprising secondary benefits of a good side project.
Don’t fall into the trap of being an expert before you’re ready. We have enough of those.
For the first time ever: More than 100 conference talks at your fingertips for easy viewing from your couch.
Career advice from an artist ready to blow it all up and start over.
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The practical case for sharing your work often with those outside of your company.
The host of Employee of the Month on enjoying the process and the benefits of being "actively passive."
3M’s global head of design Eric Quint on translating the empathy you have for customers to your colleagues.