J.K. Rowling scribbled down the first 40 names of characters that will come in Harry Potter in a paper notebook. J.J. Abrams writes his drafts that are first a paper notebook. Upon his return to Apple in 1997, Steve Jobs first cut through the complexity that is existing drawing a straightforward chart on whiteboard. Of course, they’re not the ones that are only…
Here’s the notebook that belongs to Pentagram partner Michael Bierut. A lot of the pages in his notebook resemble the right side, that he had lost an especially precious notebook, which contained “a drawing my then 13-year-old daughter Liz did that she claims is the original sketch for the Citibank logo. although he’s got said to Design Observer”
Author Neil Gaiman’s notebook, who writes his books — including American Gods, The Graveyard Book, and also the final two thirds of Coraline — by hand.
And a notebook from information designer Nicholas Felton, who recorded and visualized ten years of his life in data, and created the Reporter app. Read more