Understanding John Maeda's 6 Principles For Creative Leadership
President of RISD focuses on how business leaders can learn from artists. PSFK takes a deeper look into the principles and their meaning.
Leveraging their experience as influential members of the Rhode Island School of Design, John Maeda and Becky Bermont (VP of Media at RISD) have been lecturing, tweeting, and writing about leadership. John Maeda has developed 6 principles to help grow artists to become competent business leaders and also assist business leaders in borrowing artistic strategies. When he gave his Creative Mornings talk at Brooklyn's Galapagos Art Space, he fleshed out these principles, Redesigning Leadership, a follow-up to his previous work Laws of Simplicity. According to Soulellis: