Michael Bierut gives us some entertaining yet useful lessons about the business of design that can be learned from the fictional Italian mafia.
“My advice? Put that thing down awhile, we go get our joints copped, and tomorrow the words’ll come blowing out your ass.”
One of the most difficult adjustments to design in a 9-5 is that when I’m stuck on a problem, whether creative or technical, it’s difficult to escape and clear my mind. But that’s exactly what I need to do so that I can stumble onto the solution.