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Bonus Episode: Gil Gershoni on Dyslexic Design Thinking

Bonus Episode: Gil Gershoni on Dyslexic Design Thinking

October is dyslexia awareness month, and we were recently introduced to Gil Gershoni, who is on a mission to help us all recognize dyslexia as a creative superpower.

Gershoni runs an influential agency that’s been reshaping brands with the power of dyslexic design thinking for decades.

One in five people have dyslexia, and there are many other kinds of neurodivergent thinkers out there.

We hope this bonus episode opens your eyes to other modes of creative thinking. Thanks for listening.

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Gil Gershoni is the founder and creative director of Gershoni Creative in San Francisco and Dallas.

For more than 25 years, Gil has worked with clients like Google, Apple, Spotify, Deloitte, Patrón, San Francisco Art Institute, BBC and Nike, and he has presented at the Whitney Biennial, Sundance Film Festival, South by Southwest, Vancouver Institute of Media Arts, Contemporary Jewish Museum and San Francisco Design Week.

Gil is an advocate for the reframing of dyslexia as a hyper-ability and regularly speaks on neurodiversity’s influence on design thinking.

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Design Better co-hosts Eli Woolery and Aarron Walter explore the intersection of design, technology, and the creative process through conversations with inspiring guests across many creative fields. Whether you’re design curious or a design pro, Design Better is guaranteed to inspire and inform. Episodes are released semi-weekly for free subscribers, weekly for premium subscribers. Vanity Fair calls Design Better, “sharp, to the point, and full of incredibly valuable information for anyone looking to better understand how to build a more innovative world.”