"I think stories are necessary, just as necessary as food and love. It's how we make meaning of our lives." — Chimamanda Adichie TED hide caption

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Framing The Story

In this hour, TED speakers explore the art of storytelling — and how good stories have the power to transform our perceptions of the world.

Entendre la forêt pousser Chapelier Fou
Gymnopedies (piano) : No. 3 - Lent Et Grave Frank Glazer

"A book cover designer is making a piece of art — a piece of design — that's very much in service to another piece of art." — Chip Kidd James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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How Do Book Covers Tell Their Own Stories?
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Music for Children IV: The Pony Trap (Gaiamente) William Walton
Put on Your Sunday Clothes Various Artists