Author Archives: Nadja Sayej

About Nadja Sayej

Nadja Sayej is a culture journalist and photographer who covers architecture, travel, design, technology and art. She writes for The New York Times, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, The Guardian, Forbes, Harper's Bazaar, among others. She has written four books, including Getting Your S*** Together and Biennale Bitch. Follow her on Twitter at @nadjasayej and check out her work at

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7 Ways to Set Your Creative Inspiration on Fire

But seriously. How can you actually get inspired, beyond the obvious? There’s got to be more to it than just the same old ‘doodle in your sketchbook’ advice. Here are some tips from the pros on how they take time off to recharge, vault over any lingering creative block, and refuel their flow.

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5 Online Courses for Designers

The best of the best are constantly working to improve their skills and get the right tools to succeed. So when we hear that “the average American spends roughly 11 hours a day in front of a computer screen,” even that isn’t enough. We sometimes get stuck in our own way of working and...

Art As Witness: A Chat with Steve Brodner

Art as Witness: Political Graphics 2016-18, co-curated by Steve Brodner, features over 200 political artworks, graphic design and illustrations opening October 6 and running until November 3, 2018 at the SVA Chelsea Gallery in New York.