Andy Fuller

1,868 Flips | 5 Magazines | 32 Likes | 21 Following | 162 Followers | @Designbull | Logo designer, UI/UX consultant, builder of brands for tech and startups. Lover of latin percussion and banging drums!

LinkedIn sucks

I hate LinkedIn . I open it out of habit and accept everyone who adds me because I don’t know why I wouldn’t. There is no clear benefit to the social network. I’ve never met a recruiter on there. I’ve never gotten a job. The only messages I get are spam from offshore dev teams and crypto …

LinkedIn

How to draw a face

Knowing how to draw a face and head accurately and realistically is key to developing effective characters. When it comes to drawing heads, nothing …

Drawing

Serena Williams' Response to Controversial US Open Loss Is a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

How do you recover from an emotional meltdown?<p>That's the challenge tennis player Serena Williams was recently faced. Williams, one of the most celebrated tennis stars of all time, lost the U.S. Open to 20-year-old Japanese phenom Naomi Osaka.<p>But during the course of the game, Williams received a …

Tennis

100 of the funniest ever jokes and best one-liners

Here are 100 of the best jokes and one-liners of all time, compiled from our own round-ups, and taken from the mouths of comedy legends both past and …

Jokes

17 Dad Fails That Are Way Too Funny To Feel Guilty For Laughing At

Dads. They mean so well.

Parenting

The whiteboard design challenge

While applying as a Product, Interaction, or UX designer, you might be asked to perform a design challenge. With just 20 minutes and a whiteboard, an …

UX Design

The 100 best science fiction movies of all time, according to critics

At its best, science fiction can present a captivating, inventive picture of societal trends and flaws.<p>The Metacritic data we compiled here to track …

Amazon, Airbnb, and Asos are all investing in this one simple design idea

Service design has revolutionized our lives. Here are 15 principles for getting it right, as illustrated by some of the world’s most prominent companies.<p>Service design has been one of the greatest disruptive forces in our lives over the past 20 years. Everything from how we shop for food to how we …

Blood Tests

The Five Biggest Branding Mistakes And How to Avoid Them

Branding is essential for startups that want to compete and come out on top of their competitors. Yet even if you have the greatest product, a poor brand image could spell disaster for your sales.<p>Some of the biggest companies in the world have been involved in epic branding disasters. For example, …

Customer Service

How Brands Can Use Research to Hone a Design or Logo – Adweek

The role of research in the logo design process can be a contentious issue. At its best, research reveals customers’ broader relationship with the …

The aesthetics of tropical fish prove that nature is the best graphic designer

Side Note<p>Jul—22—2018 05:58PM EST<p>Outline Staff<p>The Smithsonian Institution has a collection of high-resolution photos of Belize’s tropical fish that, …

5 Ways James Altucher Manages Stays Mentally Strong Even Though He Has Anxiety | Inc.com

Just in case you haven't heard of him, James Altucher is a best-selling author, entrepreneur, and angel investor. <i>The New York Times</i> refers to him as self-help guru (even though he says he simply shares what works for him as opposed to telling people what will work for them) and <i>Forbes</i> dubbed him the …

Why Scientists Should Pay Attention to UFOs

Are we alone? Unfortunately, neither of the answers feel satisfactory. To be alone in this vast universe is a lonely prospect. On the other hand, if …

How to Be Successful and Live the Life You Want

Don't mistake what you do for a living with your life.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if I told you that it’s possible and within your reach to be successful and live the life you want and that it only requires a few simple steps? Well...simple, but not necessarily …

Best Pitch Decks: The Early Stage Pitch Decks Of The Hottest Funded Startups

What does it take to create a winning pitch deck that gets your startup funded?<p>Whether you are still at seed stage, or are preparing for a follow up series of funding, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides. Not long ago I covered the pitch deck template that was created by Silicon Valley …

Investing

Oxygen 2.0 Review: A True Visual WordPress Website Builder

Looking for a more flexible way to build your next WordPress website? Oxygen, a visual WordPress website builder that we previously reviewed back in …

Don’t Use The Placeholder Attribute

Don’t Use The Placeholder AttributeDon’t Use The Placeholder AttributeEric Bailey 2018-06-20T13:45:26+02:00 2018-06-20T20:43:46+00:00Introduced as …

Want to Deliver Unforgettable Presentations? Use the 30-Second Rule

The secret to making a great presentation is winning over your audience in the first 30 seconds (and keeping their interest through the last 30 seconds).<p>No matter who's in your audience, or where and when you deliver it, the secret to making a great presentation is capturing your audience's …

When It Comes to Achievement, There's Good News and Bad News

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

5 Things You Absolutely Must To Do Before You Design Your Logo

I recently gave a presentation on branding and marketing as part of Career Day at my son’s school. Having to tailor my presentation to make sense for kids ages 5 to 12, I decided to open with a game of identifying logos. I held up a card with a logo printed on it, and the kids were told to shout …

Logo Design

UI Designer Shares His Top 19 Bite-Sized Design Tips From Year’s Worth Of Advice

<b>Some of you might</b> already be familiar with UI designer Steve Schoger. Last month, DesignTAXI featured his free-to-download poster for web developers …

Visual Design

How to Change Your Career from Marketing to UX Design

There are a few good reasons why you might want to change your career from marketing to UX design. First, there’s the pay—sources like …

Marketing Tips from CMOs and Expert Marketers: 82: How Braze Mastered the Art of Renaming a Company

Renaming a company is no small task. It’s even more challenging when your company is fewer than 10 years old. Marissa Aydlett, Senior Vice President …

Your Brain IS The Universe: Physical Evidence Your Brain Is A Quantum Device Reflecting The Cosmos

In our previous articles, we challenged a cherished point of view, that reality is material and external. There is a world “out there” that that …

The Importance of Onboarding Users to Your App

Onboarding is one of the most critical phases of an app user's journey, as it is that first point of contact with your app.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>Using a new app is like meeting someone for the first time. Your initial interactions could be awkward and confusing or there …

How an 18-Year-Old Uncovered Tim Ferriss's Secret Cold Email Template to Reach CEOs and VIPs

Never email someone and ask to 'jump on the phone,' 'get coffee' or 'pick your brain.'<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>My journey began when I was an 18-year-old college freshman. The day before my final exams, I hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold it and</i> …

Q&A: Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Why His Content Studio Is Expanding With New Branded Content Division

HitRecord, the eight-year-old content studio from actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is adding a branded content division.<p>The Los Angeles company, which …

Brand Love Is Bullsh*t... So Now What Do We Do? Five Things.

As marketers, we want to work to build one of those iconic brands. A brand people love. You know... Apple. A brand that customers would walk across …

Customers

Simple trick to beat the agony of crippling anxiety: Two million of us experience panic attacks. But you CAN stop them, says a new book — by learning how to rewire your brain

Your heart starts racing, you pant for breath, dizziness kicks in and you feel like you’re losing control. You shiver, then are seized by a hot …

The three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …