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5 ways generative AI will impact the creative industry

Directors, designers, writers, and motion designers come together to discuss the implications of generative AI on the creative industry.

By Jodi Dove, Executive Creative Director  |  May 31, 2023
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Exploring the creative courage of conflict photojournalist Lynsey Addario (Q&A)

In her recent unflinching memoir "It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War," Lynsey Addario explores how documenting harrowing experiences has shaped her life. In an Airbnb Redefining Boundaries interview, she tells us more.

By Claire Hartinger  |  Feb 16, 2017
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How Ready State reached No. 2 on Fast 100 list

“They’re not just trying to build a portfolio; they care about what’s good for our business,” Airbnb's Allen Mask says of Ready State, which just climbed to No. 2 on the San Francisco Business Times' Fast 100 list.

By San Francisco Business Times  |  Oct 14, 2016
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Beyond the greeting card: A visual interview

Ready State Design Director Jodi Wing’s toolbox includes a CAT scanner and a 3D printer. We decided to go low-tech to showcase her most persistent tool: freehand drawing.

By Curt Hopkins, Managing Editor  |  Sep 1, 2016
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21 ways to make your content feel fresh

You can create wildly varied content by experimenting with different text-driven formats.

By Derek Slater, Content Director  |  Jun 9, 2016
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