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Workshop Review: Creative Feedback

Giving and receiving creative feedback, especially about creative work, is a nuanced, challenging process.

When you’re in a position as a creative leader, where your word and judgement is final, the balancing act can be even more fraught.

  1. Roundtable Review: Goal Setting

    Like the checklists that pilots use to keep planes in the air, the simple act of setting and working towards goals belies the complex...
  2. Workshop Review: Helping Your Clients Move

    There's a reason people associate moving house with very high levels of stress: it is stressful. So, when a client is going through this...
  3. Roundtable Review: Supercharging Business Creativity

    Research shows that design-driven S&P 500 companies outperform the overall index by up to 228%. The best-performing companies use creativity...
  4. Workshop Review: The Future of Modular Architecture

    We are on the cusp of a transformative change in the way we design and build our cities. Architect David Wallance proposes a...
  5. Roundtable Review: (Re)Building Office Culture

    After more than a year of remote work, and following a largely successful vaccine rollout in urban centers, teams are finally now...
  6. Optimizing Supply Chains for Freedom

    A recent headline in The Wall Street Journal summed up the state of the global supply chain as a “mess, everywhere you look.”
  7. Virtual Tour: At The Luss House

    On Thursday June 3rd, we took Brick & Wonder members and their guests on a virtual tour of contemporary art exhibition, At The Luss House....
  8. Roundtable Review: Expanding Business Ownership

    As a business grows, it becomes increasingly critical to retain senior team members with deep, institutional knowledge, valuable client and...
  9. In Profile – Gerald Luss

    An often overlooked icon in modern architectural history, Gerald Luss’s family home (1955) in Ossining, NY, has regained global attention...
  10. Workshop Review: Overcoming Self Limiting Beliefs

    Self-Limiting Beliefs are the unhealthy thoughts, intuitions, feelings, statements, and structures that keep you from achieving your desired...
  11. Meet Leah, Owner @ Settepani, Harlem

    Our volunteer design team, led by Jordi Biosca, Design Director at Brick & Wonder member, Lang Studio, visited Settepani in Harlem this week...
  12. Meet Duane, Owner @ NBHD Brulee, Harlem

    Our volunteer design team, led by Brick & Wonder member Architect Nina Cooke John, visited NBHD Brulee in Harlem this..
  13. Open Restaurants Fundraise

    Brick & Wonder has teamed up with Design Corps to help two Harlem restaurants, Settepani and NBHD Brulee, build outdoor dining..
  14. Workshop Review: Digital Advertising for Small Businesses

    Digital Advertising can be a great way to build brand awareness, generate inbound leads, and to support content marketing campaigns....
  15. The Ultimate Dream Home Design Checklist

    You can picture it in your mind: your dream home - a custom dwelling built to suit the way you live your life. Now, how do you take that...
  16. Building Your Dream Home – Pt 3 Review

    On Thursday 4/22 we held the last of our three-part series on Building Your Dream Home, in partnership with the Financial Times. Once a...
  17. Building Your Dream Home – Pt 2 Review

    On Thursday 4/15 we held the second of our three-part series on Building Your Dream Home, in partnership with the Financial Times. Once a...
  18. Building Your Dream Home – Pt 1 Review

    On Thursday 4/8 we kicked off our three-part series on Building Your Dream Home, in partnership with the Financial Times. The series began...
  19. Roundtable Review – On Time, On Budget

    Regardless of the discipline, delivering projects on-time and on-budget is always difficult. When the project is a building, with many...
  20. Roundtable Review: Hiring & Firing

    Whether hiring for growth, for a niche skillset, for diversity, or for a new strategic initiative, the process can be time-consuming and...
  21. Brick & Wonder Profile – Trey Trahan

    Brick & Wonder member, Trey Trahan is an architect based in New Orleans, Louisiana. His firm works globally on residential, cultural, and...