Open Manifesto is an independent journal of critical writing, which focuses on the intersection of design with social, cultural, political and economic issues. In issue 7, Edward de Bono discusses the value and importance of design, while, Adam Grant reveals his insights into the practice of Give and Take. Ji Lee, talks about the transformative power of personal projects, while Dan Everett shares his personal story working with a remote Brazilian Amazonian tribe. Helen Palmer offers insight into the power and mechanics of cultural tourism and Anne Miltenburg presents her experiences working as a designer in cross-cultural situations. Damian Borchok holds a detailed discussion around the business of design. Stephanie Akkaoui Hughes critiques the practice of architecture. Andrew Barnum questions how we might view the designer’s role today, while Jason Tselentis tests just how self-interested or enlightened we truly are.