Filed Finds

In storage: collected resources

Readings

Design thinking is the new competitive advantage In The Design of Business, author Roger Martin contends that organizations can balance intuitive originality and analytic mastery in a dynamic interplay.

The forerunner of tweets Everything old is new and repurposed again

The Über-Connected Organization Why social media has become vital to innovation within the workplace, via Harvard Business Blog

Viewpoints

Context + Perception = Value Three fundamental reasons why storytelling is valuable to institutions

Thirty Conversations on Design asks 30 creatives 2 questions: What single example of design inspires you most? What problem should design solve next?

Why did you choose that typeface? Thirteen possible reasons

Why the 2010 Words of the Year are… A possible explanation

Visuals

On alternative transportation, wayfinding, and waterfront development GOOD: NY designers problem solve for social change.

Making things simpler Siegel + Gale presents a Comcast invoice, simplified

Pantone names the color of the year Color forecasting: 2011

Obamicon + Why is it we all like this so much? Because one click makes us iconic-like?

Translations in Tupperware contest winners The round discs, the bendable nature and the snap seals inspire people globally.