Here is FutureRising's best stuff from the past week. We've put together this handy round-up so you don't miss out on our most popular content as well as giving you something to share.
We caught up with Sam Englund, Co-Founder of an exciting new app called Makemove.
Starcom's Senior Activation Executive, Owen Lee, talks about what you can do to make your mark inside an agency.
Everyone loves chocolate, right? So what better way to catch an employer's attention than with a lovingly crafted box of chocolates? That's what graphic designer Rob Jervis did.
4. Student work
Many children are born with a heart defect which may negatively effect their childhood. Students at Miami Ad School came up with this idea to help tackle the issue.
5. From around the web
We're loving this design resource. In their own words, Hack Design offers "An easy to follow design course for people who do amazing things. Receive a design lesson in your inbox each week, hand crafted by a design pro. Learn at your own pace, and apply it to your real life work".
More content from the week
Is your craving for inspiration and knowledge still not satisfied? Here's some more content from the past week that you might be interested in:
- Opportunity: 7 reasons to write for FutureRising
- Advice: 25 tips for getting a job in the creative industries
- Advice: Why phoning is still the best way to contact employers
- Answer: Why it's important to find an agency that fits you
- Advice: Taking credit for everything
We live in difficult times
Tony Cullingham explains that in these competitive times if you want to land a job in creative advertising, you and your portfolio need to shine through.
Where to find ideas
Ricky Richards talks about coming up with ideas in this age of distraction and gives you the clues to finding those unique ideas.
The career path that has no path
Creative Director, Jeremy Garner, explores the exciting opportunity surrounding careers in the ever changing creative industries.
The rate of people being diagnosed with alzheimer’s is growing rapidly, with now 1 in 3 seniors dying of this incurable disease. Students from Miami Ad School has an idea to raise awareness.
8 ways to smash your last year at university
Csilla Kulcsar, ex graduate of Middlesex University writes about 8 tips for smashing your last year at university.
Book Review: The Typography Idea Book by Steven Heller & Gail Anderson
We review Stephen Heller & Gail Anderson's collaborative effort, The Typography Idea Book. A must for anyone interested in typography, art direction, and graphic design.