rethinking brainstorming, font wars, and Mexican food

Issue 5, Volume 2

05/07/12

Hello good people.

Welcome to the fifth installment of the Dirty Dozen for 2012.  This issues highlights: rethinking brainstorming, font wars, and deep thoughts on Mexican food.

Digest these at your own pace, or not even at all. Learn, comment or ignore. Pass ’em to clients, start a conversation, impress your friends. We’ll keep looking, cooking and sending these lists.

Enjoy.

 

1. Creativity and the journey:

http://vimeo.com/38798735

2. Smoke pot, eat this:

http://www.latimes.com/business/money/la-fi-mo-pizza-hut-cheeseburger-20120424,0,5324643.story

3. Classic, brilliant:

http://thefuturebuzz.com/2012/02/17/writing-tips-from-david-ogilvy/

4. Is artisan a bad word?

http://www.modernluxury.com/san-francisco/story/the-artisans-dilemma

5. Is brainstorming a bad word?

http://bobsutton.typepad.com/my_weblog/2012/01/why-the-sharp-distinction-between-individual-and-group-brainstorming-is-false-in-real-teams.html

6. DK talks about makers and the future:

http://vimeo.com/36608732

7. Food for Giants:

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/04/05/DDAM1NU5RM.DTL

8. Comic Sans makes its case:

http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/im-comic-sans-asshole

9.  Laser cut nori:

http://www.jeanniejeannie.com/2012/04/13/designer-nori-delicate-laser-cut-seaweed-patterns/

10. Good friend Robert Berry talks about one year, ramps:

http://ny.eater.com/archives/2012/04/josh_frum_and_robert_berry_of_monument_lane.php

11. Where are the Mexican came from:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/02/dining/north-of-the-border-its-everyones-mexican-food.html?_r=2&pagewanted=1

12. A peek inside Noma’s food lab:

http://www.yatzer.com/Noma-FoodLab-by-3XN