October 15, 2012

Companies like Apple are making design impossible for startups
to ignore. Startups like Path, Airbnb, Square, and Massive Health
have design at the core of their business, and they're doing
phenomenal work. But what is ‘design’ actually? Is it a logo?
A Wordpress theme? An innovative UI? It’s so much more than
that. It’s a state of mind. It’s an approach to a problem. It’s how
you’re going to kick your competitor’s ass. This handy guide will
help you understand design and provide resources to help you
find awesome design talent. Read more here

1. Mastodon Tusk, About 11,000 B.C.
2. Munsee Arrowhead, Pre-1700
3. The Schaghenbrief, 1626
4. The Flushing Remonstrance, 1657
5. Painting of New Amsterdam, 1665
6. The Oyster, Late 1600s
7. English-Dutch Dictionary, 1730
8. Beads From the African Burial Ground, 1700s
9. A Horse’s Tail, 1776
10. Washington’s Balcony, 1789