The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #258
- Creative types say it’s better to be nice than brilliant. Here’s why. | “The reign of the creative genius may finally be coming to an end. A new report published by WeTransfer, the Dutch B Corps best known for its delightfully simple file-sharing service, suggests that when it comes to choosing partners, creative professionals value “open, honest communication, and respect” far more than the likelihood they’ll produce award-winning work. It wasn’t always that way.”
- Eames Office Celebrates 80 Years of Iconic Design | “Eames Office is celebrating the 80th anniversary of its founding by legendary designers Charles & Ray Eames with an exhibition at the Istetan the Space gallery in Japan.”
- Shadow Palette Generator | “Create a set of lush, realistic CSS shadows.”
- The Worst of Both Worlds: Zooming From the Office | “Work life for many is in a mushy middle ground, and what’s at stake isn’t just who is getting talked over in meetings. It’s whether flexibility is sustainable, even with all the benefits it confers.”
- Hey Studio turns the simple circle into an international design language | “When it comes to designing guide books for international regions, it’s all too easy to rely on familiar imagery such as buildings and landscapes. Barcelona-based agency Hey Studio dodged this trap in its latest collaboration with global affairs studio Thalby by turning the humble circle into a versatile, yet uniform, piece of branding.”
- Henry Miller’s work schedule | “1. Work on one thing at a time until finished.”
- Vaccine Makers Project | Lots of very clearly explained and visualized videos on this YouTube channel!
- Intermissions | “A zine about the fun of watching half a movie now, half a movie later…”
- Cleverly Collaged Portraits Layer Vintage Ads and Magazine Spreads into Dramatic Daydreams | “With a flair for spectacle and clandestine activities, the perfectly coiffed characters of Shane Wheatcroft’s collages face a deluge of intrigue and drama.”
- To Be a Design-Led Company | “In 2016, Automattic CEO, Matt Mullenweg announced that the company was to be design-led for the first time. Automattic’s new era would be recognized by designers leading the way in product and marketing improvements — heading up more projects, conducting user research, and creating more mockups than ever before.”
Image: Book covers by Hey Studio, link #5.