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Need a Triple Shot of Inspiration? We’ve Got You.

Let’s be real: whether it’s fielding the millionth request to make the logo bigger or chasing a client around every last corner of the internet for a payment, on a good day being a designer can be tough. So it goes without saying: being in the midst of a pandemic sure doesn’t make it any easier.

We’re here with you, and we’re here for you. Over the next few weeks we’ll be opening up the HOW Design Live video vault and sharing some of our most viewed sessions from the past 5 years with you for free. These videos have only been shared with registered attendees, so we hope you enjoy this peek into some past HOW Design Live sessions.

Regardless of whether you’re self-quarantining and need to feel a little less alone, or you’re working in essential services and need a break after a grueling day, we hope these videos give you just what you need—be that inspiration, an escape, a new skill or even just a laugh.


Out of Juice: How to Replenish Your Creative Well

If you’re like us and have been hungry for some inspiration, this session from Terri Trespicio might just give you the lift you need. Trespicio breaks down 10 steps that can put you and your work in a better headspace—one conducive to producing your best. Watch here


Designer Therapy: You Are Not Alone

Stuck designing by committee? Saddled with a client who has suddenly become your art director? Just need to vent?! As Justin Ahrens proves in this humorous but uplifting and inspiring talk, you are indeed not alone. So grab a drink and pull up a chair. After all, we’re all in this together. Watch here


Find Your Center

When Alex Center attended his first HOW Design Live, he gazed up at the main stage and vowed that he’d one day be up there. So now that he’s made it—and having launched his new design studio just five days earlier—what does he have to say? For a sheer dose of joy, give this talk a listen. It does not disappoint. Watch here