The Brand New Conference III was held on September 7, 2012 in NYC. We asked Armin Vit to name his Top Five NEW IDEAS he took away from BRAND NEW. One of them was the mind and joy of an octogenarian well loved and known: Mr. Massimo Vignelli. Great images by Eric Ryan Anderson bring the conference to life on the blog. Neenah is a proud sponsor.
Is there more to know new in New York than you thought you already knew? Yes! We checked in with Armin Vit and Bryony Placio Gomez on the upcoming (Sept 7) Brand New Conference. The conference 90% sold out but all you slow footed New Yorkers still have time to register. Here's the best news: the After Party is going to be on set Calvin Klein's 1985 Obsession. ...
Their goal was to lead a life that left as least as much time for themselves as they had given to work and clients for years and years. So far, in 2012, the ratio is good: 9 for "us" : 1 for "them." Armin Vit and Bryony Gomez-Placio reveal personal history to make a very good point.
2011 Brand New Conference Report with Armin Vit: The conference website made a bold promise: "After a successful inaugural conference in New York City last year we wanted to take the show to the opposite side of the United States and San Francisco felt like the best hub for a West Coast gathering of brand and identity designers and aficionados." We turned to ...
Remember that old Final Net ad from the 70s? “Even when you can’t stand up, your hair can.” Whatever Deb Millman’s secret, she was always standing, smartly dressed, hair unruffled, spirit undaunted. We once witnessed her walk three miles in a black linen dress and patent leather low-heel sandals in 100+ degree Austin, TX heat. She arrived crisp, smiling, ...
Have you ever been Valentined? Well, now's your chance. Dyana Valentine will be working her magic and tossing her hair at this years HOW Design Live Conference. She is in Chicago now (notice the brown out?) working on her presentation and stuffing it with inspiring ideas and simple, effective advice. This is the last in our Pre-HOW speaker series. It is the only ...
Wassup at HOW Design LIVE? The Armin and Bryony Show! Armin’s session is Saturday June 25 at 3.45 pm—in it, he will talk about the creative obsessions of people and how even the most unusual obsessions can be used to create interesting, paying projects. Bryony's talk is the next day, Sunday, at 2 pm. Her talk is a must see for those seeking career change, ...
Mig Reyes… is a … um… a… Mig Reyes is a definitely… um… decidedly talented creator of… well. Mig is a brand unto himself. He defies definition. Go see for yourself. The only way through it is to experience it yourself.
It's Design Ranch time in the Texas Hill Country. Not going? Follow all the action on Against the Grain and its Tweets. This small conference in the lovely Texas Hill Country reminds all lucky goers that you have to play to win.
Afraid of change? Who isn't? But, do you embrace change? Winners do. Looking back on his experience at the recent Brand New Conference in NYC, Ryan Fitzgibbon tells us that FEAR is something everyone encounters, whether you're a Pentagram Partner or fresh out of school. It is how we respond to fear and change that distinguishes us and set us in positive motion... ...