1. You are directly responsible for what you put into the world. Yet every day designers all over the world work on projects without giving any thought or consideration to the impact that work has on the world around them. This needs to change.

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  2. Our speaker at the March 2011 San Francisco, CreativeMornings (http://www.creativemornings.com) was Mike Monteiro, Design Director, and co-founder of Mule Design Studio (http://www.muledesign.com). This event took place on March 25, 2011 and was sponsored by Happy Cog and Typekit (who also hosted the event at their office in the Mission).

    Mike's book "Design is a Job" is available from A Book Apart (http://www.abookapart.com/products/design-is-a-job)

    A big giant thank you to Chris Whitmore (http://www.whitmoreprod.com) for offering to shoot and edit the video. Photos were graciously provided by Rawle Anders (http://twitter.com/rawle42).

    The San Francisco chapter of Creative Mornings is run by Greg Storey (http://twitter.com/brilliantcrank).

    Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/SanFrancisco_CM

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  3. Typographer, graphic designer and businessman Erik Spiekermann has created timeless, influential and, yes, Meta-physical work over the past three decades.

    Next to founding MetaDesign and FontShop, the latter being the first ever digital distributor of fonts, and designing more instant classic typefaces than any other, he has been recognized as an outstanding expert internationally as a lecturer and professor.

    Listen to the design genius talk about new visual languages, design processes, the analogies of music and typography, and why we need better client culture in our latest Gestalten.tv video and you will easily realize why. Before heading to new visionary pastures, the bike enthusiast will make a short stop to receive the German Design Lifetime Achievement Award 2011 in February.

    Watch our complete line up of video interviews on gestalten.tv

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  4. At our 13th Creative Morning in Berlin Erik Spiekermann gives a 20 minute introduction to Type On Screen.

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  5. Erik Spiekermann talking with Gestalten TV about the process of designing typefaces. Listen to him finding handy analogies to music, the rhythm of spaces and the silence between characters.

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