Bryan Taylor

The Farce that is Human-Centered Design (HCD)

The very nature of design demands that we consider an end user and his or her experience with our work. If you haven't been practicing human-centered design all along, you've been doing it wrong.

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Josiah Martens

Why Rapid Prototyping is an Integral Part of the Design Process

Rapid prototyping allows you to get your hands on a version of your design ASAP, which, in turn, allows you to discover shortcomings in your initial concept — and brainstorm solutions.

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Trask Bedortha

Drawn In: A Photographic Survey Of Drawn-Designed Interiors

Our talented, in-house photographer, Trask Bedortha, beautifully captures our clients' stories and the work that we do for them. While his images regularly inspire us, we happen to think that his shots of our interior design work are some of his best. Here's a sampling — prepare to feel an intense urge to dine out.

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Slavka Eberhart-Garah

The Craft of Giving

There are some interesting parallels between gift giving ('tis the season) and the work that we do with our clients. Here are some tips for approaching gifting like a designer.

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Bryan Taylor

The Bard, Part 3: Ideate, Make, Shoot, Post, Engage

How the Bard meets our needs as a dynamic agency (and helps us to meet those of our clients) in an ever-changing creative landscape.

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Bryan Taylor

The Bard, Part 2: A Salvaged History

Ninety percent of the materials used in the Bard’s construction were salvaged from other forgotten stories, which means that Drawn's new space is steeped in history and rich with texture. Just like the agency itself and each of our clients, our building has a story.

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Bryan Taylor

The Bard, Part 1: Casting the Dream

Shakespeare's Juliet once asked, "What's in a name?" In our building's case, quite a lot. Here's the story (and philosophy) behind Drawn's new HQ, told in three parts.

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Kristen França

The Drawn Team's Spring Cleaning Traditions

How the Drawn team makes space for the fresh ideas and creative exploits that come with spring.

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Kristen França

Finding Creative Confidence

Creative work is personal work. It requires confidence and thick skin — two things that, luckily, can be developed.

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Casey Butler Harwood

Why Words Matter

In contemporary culture, a picture really does seem to be worth a thousand words (or at least a thousand likes). But can a word ever be worth a thousand pictures? We think so — if it's the right one.

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Drawn Agency

What is New Year's to You?

New Year's traditions are fun, sure, but they often serve a deeper purpose, as well. Here's how the Drawn team rings in new years and what our traditions mean to us.