The Brain of Debbie Millman

Just one more way Debbie Millman is awesome: she can write backwards, from right to left and duplicate those words with her opposite hand. Sorry for the street noise and general jankiness of this video. Debbie, what were you writing anyway? This was filmed at the...

Yahoo!’s Design Team Fired

The entire Yahoo Design Innovation Team, aka yHaus, has been laid off, according to an article from portfolio.com. Wow, this is a sign. Obviously, Yahoo! has been in the spotlight since Microsoft started their hostile takeover saga a few weeks ago. But this latest...

Brands are Mortal. They die.

One of the natural laws of branding is that brands don’t live forever. They grow, they shrink, they evolve, and sometimes, they die. The recent collapse of CompUSA should be a reminder of this. Today, I mourn two of our more recent deceased, Polaroid and HD-DVD....