Design Culture Interview. | @Noisey Design (Episode 1)

You Should Subscribe Here Now: Pen & Pixel churned out thousands of covers in the 90s and early 00s for dirty South artists such as Master P, Ghetto Boys & Lil Wayne, defining the visual style of southern hip hop with its over the top, diamond encrusted covers. They were the ones to invent […]

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Design Culture. | #Briefly (Creative Documentary)

Every project starts with a brief. But very few projects end up with exceptional results. Why? As a disruptive brand and design strategy firm that creates briefs across multiple creative disciplines including Advertising, Design, and Innovation, Tom Bassett, CEO of Bassett & Partners (and founder of MindSwarms), was curious to understand how some of the […]

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Design Culture. | #StapleConcrete

To bring the aptly named “Staple Concrete” to life, Jeff Ng—a longtime Shack Fan and passionate foodie—teamed up with Shake Shack’s culinary director Mark Rosati. The two creative masterminds worked together in the DUMBO Shack’s kitchen to develop a flavor profile and aesthetic that was an authentic representation of Jeff’s streetwear label Staple Pigeon. The […]

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Design Culture. | @wouter_boon “#DefiningCreativity” (@Amsterdam_CM Lecture) Wouter Boon at CreativeMornings Amsterdam, August 2014. Free events like this one are hosted every month in dozens of cities. Discover hundreds of talks from the world’s creative community at Don’t miss a video. Subscribe! Follow CreativeMornings:

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Design Interview. | #MairaKalman

Gael Towey’s short film series “Portraits in Creativity” documents artists and their inspirations. Here Maira Kalman explores her thoughts on creativity, the importance of day dreaming and the keys to having a full life. With her characteristic humor, tender observations of our human foibles, and gorgeous sense of color, she asks, “Who are we? How […]

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Design Culture. | @CreativeMornings #BobBoilen “Find the Hidden” (Lecture)

Bob Boilen talks about what’s hidden in ourselves from the famous Tiny Desk! Bob Boilen at CreativeMornings Washington, DC, March 2014. Free events like this one are hosted every month in dozens of cities. Discover hundreds of talks from the world’s creative community at Don’t miss a video. Subscribe! Follow CreativeMornings:

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PLAY Design Interview. | @HitBoy

On the latest episode of THE TRUTH, Elliott Wilson caught up with California’s producer / rapper Hit-Boy to discuss his recent work with JAY Z, Mariah Carey and more. Sign up for our newsletter ► Facebook ► Twitter ► Google+ ► Instagram ►… Tumblr ► Life+Times ► iTunes […]

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Design Culture. | @RDBURNNER “What All Great Design Companies Know” (Lecture)

We emulate the design acumen of companies like Apple and BMW, but what are the processes and mindsets that make them tick? In this 99U talk, designer Robert Brunner deconstructs his creative process revealing the stories behind products like Beats by Dre headphones and the Polaroid Cube. First, he says, recognize that a brand belongs […]

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Design Culture. |@MarcEcko @Complex “#EmbracetheMess” (Lecture)

Whether it’s due to exclusive communities in your industry or a slavish devotion to page views, tweets, and awards, it’s easy to get caught up in pleasing others. Entrepreneur, media mogul, and designer Marc Eckō tell us that, if we’re not careful, we can let others label us and define our career, robbing us of […]

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Design Culture. | @SwissMiss “#5RulesforMakinganImpact” (Lecture)

Tina Roth Eisenberg was chugging along in her career as a designer… and then her daughter was born. She realized she had not yet become the kind of woman she had hoped her children would know. She immediately delved into a career as a serial entrepreneur that now includes an impressive group of “labors of […]

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Design Culture Interviews. | @SkeeterNYC “food.curated” (Documentaries)

SUBSCRIBE: Reserve Channel: Reserve Channel provides once-in-a-lifetime access to some of the more extraordinary people and places life has to offer. Whether it’s traveling to exotic locales, getting inside the studio with iconic artists, or cooking alongside culinary legends, Reserve Channel has you on the list. This is where the content appetite of the […]

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Design Lifestyle Interviews. | @andynewman “#WhyWeCreate” (#Documentary)

See more at Featuring – Allie & Adam Lehman, The Wonder Jam, Director/Cinematographer/Editor – Andy Newman, Adam and Allie Lehman are the husband and wife team behind The Wonder Jam, working on design for small businesses that make a positive impact in the world. If you’d like to see additional installments in […]

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Fashion Design Culture. | @DailyMixTV “#BEAUTYBOOTCAMP 2014″ (DAY 1-5)

Beauty Bootcamp is back! Meet our five finalists as they meet Pixiwoo and take on their first challenge! Beauty Bootcamp is on every day this week – make sure you’re subscribed: Aline:… Pixiwoo: With thanks to You Rebel Lite SPF 15 Tinted Moisturizer: Rimmel Stay Matte […]

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Inspiration & Design Culture. | @MarcBarros “#FindingSuccessThroughFailure” (@CreativeMornings #Lecture)

  Marc is an entrepreneur. A creator. A builder. He wants to build companies that make the world a better place, one product at a time. He has come to believe that if you let life unfold itself, you will experience it like never before.

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Design Culture. | #HowInkIsMade (Documentary)

  A Chief Ink Maker shows how colour and ink is created from the raw ingredients–powder, varnish, and passion. Everything designers and printers need to know about the process, the challenges and joy of ink making. Find out more about us at: Presented by Peter Welfare, president and head inkmaker, The Printing Ink Company. The […]

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Design Lifestyle Interview. | @SkeeterNYC “#FoodCurated” (@LiddabitSweets)

  Liddabit Sweets is a small-batch candy company based in Brooklyn, NY. Founders Liz Gutman and Jen King describe to us how they’ve tripled the size of the business since opening, they’ve grown their number of wholesale accounts to over 25 businesses, and were even featured in Oprah’s magazine. Watch as they make some of […]

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Design Culture. | @JamesVictore and #BenBarry “#HowtoBuildYourOwnCareer”

In a world where there is no more “traditional path” how to we take our career where we want it to go? In this interview with 99U Director Jocelyn Glei, artist James Victore and Facebook’s Ben Barry share the lessons learned from forging their own path — both outside and inside of a larger organization. […]

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James Victore’s is an amazing artist and posters designer. His work has been exhibited at the MoMA, and belongs to permanent collections of museums in Paris, Washington, D.C., Zürich and Amsterdam. His clients include the New York Times, TIME Magazine, Moët & Chandon, the City of New York and Esquire. Victore speaks regularly around the […]

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PLAY Design Interview. |@pensadosplace (@OVO40)

Hip-Hop Producer and Engineer Noah ’40’ Shebib (Drake, Lil Wayne, Beyonce, Alicia Keys, and Jamie Foxx) join Dave and Herb on the 151st episode of Pensado’s Place! To learn more about the MS Society:… Be a part of the Pensado Awards: Subscribe to our channel!… Please ‘Like’ and ‘Follow’! Additional […]

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Design Culture. | @chasejarvis Live

Chase welcomes author, scholar, and public speaker Brené Brown to his Seattle studio to discuss how to cultivate creativity. SUBSCRIBE: About Chase Jarvis: This is the hub for award-winning photographer Chase Jarvis’ behind-the-scenes videos. Look for RAW (our b-roll footage from several shoots), FRAMES (the stitching together of every still frame from a shoot), TECH […]

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Design Culture. | @CreativeMornings

Lawrence Swiader speaks on re-branding birth control and getting on top of your sex life.Lawrence Swiader at CreativeMornings Washington, DC, April 2014. Free events like this one are hosted every month in dozens of cities. Discover hundreds of talks from the world’s creative community at Aaron Smith’s take on the freedom to help othersAaron Smith […]

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Design Lifestyle & Culture. | #FreshOffTheBoatWith @MrEddieHuang “Chengdu (Part 1 &2 )

Check out the Best of VICE here:’s the season finale of Fresh Off The Boat – Chengdu. Eddie, a.k.a. The Human Panda, returns to his bamboo roots and discovers that pandas watch panda porn. He gets a taste of Chengdu traditions with hip hop pioneer DJ SuperBestFriend and eats pig brain mapo tofu at a […]

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