What Every Designer Can Learn From Donuts

Yours truly at Creative Market:

The best creativity inspiration comes from unlikely sources. The other day I was drinking my hot tea while reading Inc. Magazine, and they had a piece describing the creative work environment of a startup. Their conference room resembled a gigantic white donut. This got my wheels turning.…

Unlikely Inspiration

Then, a couple weeks later I was on vacation in Florida (Cape San Blas or bust!). Across the street from my inn, a few hundred yards away from the beach, is the trading post of town. And out front they have Weber’s Little Donut Shop. If you’re familiar with the banana stand.png) of Arrested Development, they are about the same size.


Joe Darnell

Joe is a UI and graphic designer with prior experience as the creative director for three media-based businesses. Joe’s passionate about web design and graphic design with about 15 years of experience in the media industry. Additionally, Joe is the host of the Top Brew and Techtonic podasts, both featured on iTunes.