If you’re a designer, chances are you will not be surprised when someone regards designing as a career without sustainable future. Hurtful words and negative comments will always be floating around in our worlds – getting called names, backstabs, and simply being called ‘stupid’. This is when you need to remember: “An entire sea of water can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside it. Similarly, the negativity of the world can’t put you down unless you allow it to get inside you.” — Goi Nasu

Words don’t define you. Another’s opinion don’t define you either. This time, our contributors show the positive side to the word “stupid”. Read this issue to boost your motivation and find out our take on ‘stupid’!