Earlier this month, Founding Partner and Vice Chairman Dana Arnett and other leaders of the design community shared their favorite design inspirations in Favorites!. Here’s a glimpse of where Dana draws his inspirations in his day-to-day:
Excerpt from Communication Arts
Must-read: Well, it’s not a book—it’s a podcast. The Design of Business | The Business of Design, hosted by Jessica Helfand and Michael Bierut, is a must-listen. It’s the conversation that should be a book!
One to watch: For the last couple of years, I’ve been closely following everything that director Chris Milk has been doing. He’s the cofounder of virtual reality (VR) technology company Within and its sister production company, Here Be Dragons, and they’re using technology to define VR as a new medium for experiential storytelling. If you haven’t seen his work, check out the interactive video “The Wilderness Downtown,” the crowd-sourced music video “The Johnny Cash Project” and the interactive installation The Treachery of Sanctuary. He’s brilliantly redefining the meaning of narrative experience.
Delightful design: Anything and everything designed by Paula Scher. You’ll grin with envy and joy when you watch her episode on Netflix’s documentary series Abstract: The Art of Design.
End-of-day reward: An ice-cold Hamm’s beer on my patio, of course. “You can take the boy out of the country …”
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