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Ideas of March

Bad Idea: Don’t Attend Art School
1 year ago

Bad Idea: Don’t Attend Art School

By  •  Education

Matt Lu has been a practicing creative for over 5 years in the industry. Prior to his current tenure as senior visual designer, he clocked 8 years as a classroom …
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Bad Idea: Attend Art School
2 years ago

Bad Idea: Attend Art School

By  •  Education

Bad Idea: Art School vs. No Art School

In this three part article, designers and siblings Matt and Nate Lu discuss with Spire and each other their sincere feelings on …
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Bad Idea: Chase A Dream
2 years ago

Bad Idea: Chase A Dream

By  •  Practice

Testimony by John Kim

If you want a really bad idea, here’s mine: dream, and then dare to chase it.

Fourteen years ago, an idea for what my life would be …
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Bad Idea: Don’t Have a Mentor
2 years ago

Bad Idea: Don’t Have a Mentor

By  •  Concept

With design being such a broad and deep field, it’s an honest-to-goodness worst idea in the world to not have a mentor at some point in your career. To have …
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Studio Spotlight: Gretel
2 years ago

Studio Spotlight: Gretel

By  •  Practice

Good ideas… bad ideas… everyone has them, especially in design. From the infamous refaced Gap logo in 2010 to Tropicana’s removal of iconic packaging in 2009, there have been numerous …
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The Ideas of March – Death to Bad Ideas
2 years ago

The Ideas of March – Death to Bad Ideas

By  •  Theme

In 2007, Cartoon Network was catching fire and growing its audience base with a series of off the wall animated original programing called Adult Swim. That block of shows was …
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