Peter Durand

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Sunni Brown @ TED: Doodlers, Unite!

In Journal on September 30, 2011 at 10:17 am

From Studies show that sketching and doodling improve our comprehension — and our creative thinking. So why do we still feel embarrassed when we’re caught doodling in a meeting? Sunni Brown says: Doodlers, unite! She makes the case for unlocking your brain via pad and pen.


Flights of Genius by Stephen Powers

In Journal on September 30, 2011 at 7:09 am
(link via Gareth Coombs)

Moonshine : Artists after dark

In Journal on September 29, 2011 at 8:33 pm

Watch ‘Cache Rules Everything Around Me,’ a Hypnotic Montage of GIFs

In Journal on September 20, 2011 at 3:12 pm

Says creator Evan Roth, the video "is my entire animated gif collection played in ten minutes and set to Girl Talk’s 'NightRipper.' Best viewed fullscreen, loud and in da club." Awesome.

( from via Perrin Ireland )

Miller-McCune Sketchnote Cover

In Journal on September 19, 2011 at 4:45 pm

About the magazine:

Miller-McCune, a national nonprofit magazine and Web site that promise, “Smart journalism. Real solutions.” It could have been a quick and quixotic failure — magazines everywhere were shrinking or folding — but McCune pledged to keep hers afloat for at least five years. Entering its third year, Miller-McCune prints 100,000 magazines and averages 150,000 online viewers every month. The magazine has received national recognition in its short life, including being named one of Magazine Industry News’ “hottest launches” and one of Library Journal‘s 10 Best New Magazines in 2008.

(Spotted by Perrin Ireland)

Doodlers Anonymous: Drawn Netflix Envelopes

In Journal on September 17, 2011 at 1:35 pm

Online Fundamentals of Interactive-Graphics

In Journal on September 16, 2011 at 1:25 pm
From Christina Merkley:

Who Knew That Cholesterol Did Good Stuff, Too?

In Journal on September 15, 2011 at 6:26 pm
Like give boys their twigs and berries?

In making this fun Doodles in Motion animated layered painting, our team learned a ton from Jeanne Gabarino's short piece on, titled: Cholesterol: Friend Before Foe

Produced by Alphachimp Studio Inc. for Scientific American
Written and Narrated by Jeanne Garbarino
Art by Perrin Ireland
Edited by Nick Navatta

Awesome Animation: Louise Attaque – Du monde tout autour

In Journal on September 15, 2011 at 10:51 am

CNN Ideas Series: Sunni Brown on what we learn from doodles

In Journal on September 6, 2011 at 7:51 pm


CNN interview with Sunni Brown, speaker and co-author of "GameStorming: A Playbook for Rule-breakers, Innovators and Changemakers." She was recently named on Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business List and on the 10 Most Creative People on Twitter list. She spoke at the TED 2011 conference in Long Beach, California.