“Where do you get the material for your work?” is often a question asked of creatives. YA fiction author John Green discusses the importance of personal ‘knowledge maps’. Learn the secret to how he composes these maps for himself.
Mouthful; wit and intelligence, a penetrating and intelligent quality.
“I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.”
Ron Finley is an urban dirt artist who has more than just a green thumb.
Golden Globe winning director Shekhar Kapur knows the power of storytelling.
Amy Cuddy’s TED talk has been viewed over 27 million times and is the second most watched. She’s an Associate Professor in Business Administration at Harvard and studies the origins and outcomes of how people judge and influence one another.
Writing creates reality. In her book, The Truth About French Women, Marie-Morgane Le Moël explodes cultural myths and, through examples of women from French history, presents an alternative vision for how we see women’s contributions to French society.
Stefan Sagmeister is a New York based award-winning designer who started his work prominently in the music industry, designing album covers for musicians and bands such as Talking Heads and Lou Reed. Now he dedicates equal portions of his work to science, social causes, art and music.
Isaac Mizrahi was born in New York and attended Parsons School of Design. He is the creative director for Excel Brands, has made several appearances on TV shows and in film, has his own TV series, is a writer, performer and has designed costumes for several Broadway productions.
Frozen by fears about your creative life? Here’s how Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert copes with the pressures to produce.