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Our collection of publications, sharing thoughts, unique perspectives, and inspirations.

Unstandard Pages

A collection of ideas, concepts, and perspectives around mindset, strategy, design, technology and more.

Breaking the mold: rethinking the principles of good design

Dec 31, 2022

Design
Mindset
Opinion
Creative Direction

How to define your competitive landscape

Dec 18, 2022

Design
Strategy
Article

Building a brand: how to build an authentic brand that truly connects

Jul 22, 2022

Design
Branding
Strategy
Article

Creative problem-solving: from complex problems to elegant solutions

Jul 17, 2022

Mindset

Unstandard Audio

An audio experience that defies conventional wisdom and invites you to explore the limitless world of abstract, unorthodox, and untamed thought.

Unlock a fortune by investing in yourself

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Episode Description

In this episode, we explore the profound impact of investing in oneself. Emphasizing the importance of personal development as the key to unlocking fulfillment, wealth, and opportunities. Listeners are encouraged to start their journey of intentional growth today to transform an ordinary existence into an extraordinary journey.

A lesson in patience and perseverance

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Episode Description

In this episode, we unpack the timeless wisdom and value of patience and perseverance. Sharing insights into the silent pursuit of greatness, highlighting the importance of embracing incremental gains and unwavering dedication. Tune in for a powerful message on appreciating the process and the enduring belief that true success awaits those who persevere.

The indispensable art of copywriting for designers

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Episode Description

In this episode we explore the essential role of copywriting in design. We'll discuss how well-crafted writing complements visual design, creating a cohesive user experience and enhancing creative possibilities for designers. Tune in for insights on the powerful synergy between words and visuals in storytelling and design.

Creative essence of world shapers, the unscripted minds

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Episode Description

In this episode, we explore the unconventional, freedom-driven world of creatives and how they ignite change by daring to be different. Stay tuned, relax, and enjoy the episode.

The courageous act of creating

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Episode Description

In this episode, we delve into the subtle art of daily creation and the nurturing of a persistent creative spirit. Through commitment and a daily rendezvous with your muse, we discover that creativity is not a finite resource, but an ever-flowing stream. Join us as we explore the power of daily practice in honing your craft, defining your style, and unlocking the infinite possibilities within you. Stay tuned and embrace the courage to create as we journey through the landscape of self-discovery and self-expression.

Focus, mastering the art of no

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Episode Description

In this episode, our host André Givenchy explores the concept of focus and the art of mastering the word "no." André shares his insights on how focus goes beyond avoiding distractions and turning down opportunities—it's about protecting your time and attention to achieve a depth of mastery in select disciplines. Join us as we unpack the power of saying "no" to unlock true focus and guide you towards the success and impact you seek. Stay tuned for an eye-opening discussion, and don't forget to subscribe for more thought-provoking content.

Yep, this is Unstandard… let’s try that again

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Episode Description

In this episode of Unstandard, host André Givenchy reflects on the past and sets the stage for the future. Acknowledging a change in approach, the podcast is transitioning from long, in-depth episodes to shorter, impactful ones. The focus remains on celebrating the unorthodox, challenging norms, and providing valuable insights. With a nod to early listeners and a promise to continue inspiring, André invites everyone to join in this new adventure. Stay tuned for more unconventional ideas and creativity.

Unstandard Muse

A curated visual journal, an ode to the designs, art, and photography that spark intrigue, inspire, fascinate, and fill us with joy.

Sculptura by Volodymyr Tsisaryk

Touched by Sascha van der Werf

Yin and Yang by T.J Agbo

The Death of Ophelia by Sarah Bernhardt

Laetitia Channel photographed by Daisy Seilern

Taste by T.J Agbo

Shattered Glass Exhibition. Sculptures by Murjoni

Politely by Yozo Ukita

Meridian Lamp photographed by Marija Gasparovic, Igor Dugandzic

Playdate Handheld Game System by Panic

Life is balance shot by Sascha van der Werf

Large Rectangles Large by Robert Goodnough

Cohear Sync 1 by Yash Gupte

Junit Lighting by Schneid Studio