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Build an incredible creative career: registration is now open for the 10th Annual 99U Conference at http://conference.99u.com #99UConf

In Search of… The Best Design Bookstores

Every #designer has their favorite bookstore, a place they go to savor the delight of different paper stocks, to admire various typographic treatments and cover designs, and to uncover great tomes investigating design history and theory in thoughtful detail.

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We're honored to announce that our 99U Magazine is now stocked at Coffee Table Mags, an online shop for the best independent magazines from all over the world!

What I Wish I Knew at Every Age - 99U 2017-06-29 18:17

“I really wish I realized sooner that I needed to be an active participant in creating the world I wanted. I was floating and going with whatever came my way – I wasn’t very active about thinking about what type of person I wanted to be, or what environment I wanted to work in.
My daughter was ...

Design Director Alex Center Got a Masters in Branding at Coca-Cola

I’ve stopped saying “good” and “bad.” It’s either successful or unsuccessful. Let’s face it, there is bad design that is successful. You can debate what good design and bad design is until you are blue in the face. #Branding is meaningful differentiation.

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Save the dates for #99UConf 2018: May 9-11 in NYC! Tickets go on sale later this year. http://conference.99U.com

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Don't miss #99UConf speaker Mike Perry Studio exhibition "All the Colors at Once" at the Gallery at the Ace Hotel New York! Live now through June 30.

What We Learned at the 2017 99U Conference

“People need doctors. People need clean water. Is creative work as much of a deep need? I would say yes,” said Farai Chideya, author of The Episodic Career at the 2017 #99UConf
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“Retailers need to promote what’s new. When you have an established business, it’s difficult to compete with new brands. It can be taxing on a design team to constantly reinvent and innovate fast enough to break through the market saturation. In addition, it’s important to keep your brand DNA focused. Chasing another brands aesthetic is a way to get lost in a saturated market.”—Felita Harris, Senior VP Global Sales of ALEXANDER WANG, on standing out in a saturated market. ... Join the livestream at mo.ma/fashioniskale (link in bio) to catch our final #ItemsMoMA sessions of the day including Licensing and Forecasting, Retail and Circulation, and our final debate, “This House believes that we should stop buying clothes.”

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For Throwback Thursday, let's peer into the Museum’s photo archives! Here’s a snap from 1966 showing two women viewing the sauropod Apatosaurus—then known as Brontosaurus—in the Hall of Early Dinosaurs, which opened in 1939. Organized chronologically, this hall grouped species from the Jurassic period, including Stegosaurus and Allosaurus. A complete redo of the fossil halls in the 1990s focused on evolutionary relationships instead, landing Apatosaurus in its current place: across from Tyrannosaurus rex in the Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs. Have you visited the Museum recently to see our new giant sauropod, the Titanosaur? It just received its scientific name in August.

Fashion is Kale: Charles Elliott Harbison, Founder and Creativ...

Fashion is Kale: Charles Elliott Harbison, Founder and Creativ...: What challenge to building a fashion brand or business do you wish was discussed more? For Charles Harbison, Founder and Creative Director of HARBISON, it’s the importance and difficulties of developing forward-thinking products. Join the livestream of #ItemsMoMA’s Fashion is Kale symposium at mo.ma/fashioniskale to catch up on today’s sessions with the hidden heroes of the fashion industry. Up next: Trial (gauging market response), and Production (from prototype to product).