Monday Quick Links: 04.04.11

Quick Links

Good morning readers! Apologies if you experienced any site glitches or down time in the past few days. We’ve been dealing with a hosting upgrade behind the scenes. And we’ve also been making some minor changes in preparation for some upcoming larger ones in the coming weeks. We are now fully up and running, and I’ll be sure to let you know if you can expect any further blips. Thanks for your patience!

The School of Visual Arts has just launched two new degree programs: MFA in Products of Design and MFA in Design for Social Innovation. If you’re thinking of going back to school I would definitely check out the details—both sound like amazing learning opportunities.

If you’re in the NYC area you may want to check out the charity art show, Art Love Japan, which will be on view from April 8th through the 10th. All of the pieces will be sold for $20 each, and all proceeds will go to charities supporting earthquake victims.

The Hee Haw Collective is a new project from Woodward Design, whose aim is to create projects that designers across their city could participate in collaboratively. A great idea, if you ask me.

I am really loving the new site, On Your Way Here, which features interviews with designers about life experiences and decisions. (via swissmiss)

If you’re looking for a new DIY project to work on, Readymade’s 100 finalists should give you some ideas.

Good Reads: 10 Answers with Michael Freimuth, The Most Important Question in Any Creative Brief, Do It Yourself Project Management (And How Behance Does it), The Path to Productivity: Short Hours, More Breaks, The Very Best of Awesome Links.


Courtney is the founder of Design Work Life and Seamless Creative, a small design studio she runs with her husband Brian. She now splits her time between developing brand identities for small businesses and soaking up (and passing along) as much inspiration as she possibly can.

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