Design takes all forms from web, print, package, and product design. Many view these as different fields of design but they're more like close cousins. Design is working with a desire and working with constraints to find the perfect balance. If this interests you, follow along.
After spending two years on his U.S. wall map, David Imus won out over the National Geographic, the CIA Cartography Center, and the U.S. Census Bureau. But what what makes his map different? More importantly, you'll learn what lesson to take from this & how this applies to your own work.
There are a lot of design articles going around giving the same advice of focus and simpleness but this is the first, in a while at least, that gives you something tangible and less theoretical.
There's the idea that, well, ideas are crucial. That your vision of how things ought to be should guide you and everything else be damned. But there's another perspective to consider.