Opinion

The evolution of client storytelling

When you need to involve and enthuse clients with the projects you are working on together, video can be a far more effective presentation tool than the trusty PDF or PowerPoint. Made by Many’s Alex Harding shares how they use video to tell product stories

How brave are you? Take this survey on creative bravery

‘Trust me or sack me’. ‘Brave’ creative work will be celebrated in a few weeks’ time at this year’s Cannes Lions, but what does creative bravery mean back at the office on a grey Monday morning? asks author and trainer Claire Bridges

The Rise of the Memoir-ograph

With publishers turning away from the traditional monograph, a new form of self-written design book – part showcase, part ‘studio portrait’ – has emerged. Hannah Ellis wonders what their lasting value will be

Exposure: Collection of Documentaries

Art Director Gem Fletcher examines the world of photography, with a focus on new talent, photobooks and exhibitions from around the globe. In the latest instalment she looks at photography magazine Collection of Documentaries.

Designer vs Developer #5: Who is responsible for design?

The fifth episode of Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu’s YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers looks into where the design responsibility lies, and in conversation with Developer Programs Engineer Sérgio Gomes asks why developers don’t design

Illustration by Refinery29 senior designer @byisabel to promote Be Bold For Change, an event hosted by Refinery29 to mark International Women's Day

How to overcome self-doubt and be a creative leader

Speaking at D&AD Festival in London this week, Refinery29 co-founder and Executive Creative Director Piera Gelardi shared some advice for overcoming creative block, adapting to uncomfortable situations and identifying the conditions that lead to great ideas

Designer vs Developer #4: are designers born or made?

The fourth episode of Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu’s YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers looks at nature versus nurture and, in conversation with developer Paul Lewis, asks whether design ability is innate or learned

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