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How IKEA Subtly Redesigns Its Products And Services For Different Countries

Image via Aigars Jansons / Shutterstock.com<br>IKEA might have started out catering solely to the Swedish community, but the furniture giant has since …

10 Incredible Typography Artists You Should Know

Typography is everywhere. It’s found on street signs, in the subway, on posters, in magazines, and of course, the Internet. It may sound a little invasive, but most typefaces you see around you have been carefully designed with an aim to express a specific feeling, brand identity, or to help …

Crows Are Doing the Best They Can

It’s time to give these resourceful, community-minded creatures some credit.<p>The first thing to know about crows is that a group of them is called a <i>murder</i>.<p>In America, crows count as a Halloween decoration, like skeletons and mini-gravestones. Homeowners perch plastic ones in their trees to instill …

YouTube’s new pay TV service has power to help or hinder Netflix, Amazon, Sky, Apple TV and others

<b>YouTube has launched a new pay TV service called YouTubeTV. It’s a subscription service and costs $35 a month.</b><p>It provides access to popular, …

This Crazy Gorgeous Font Evolves As You Type With It

Oh, and it's inspired by cockroaches.<p>This being a digital age, our lives are suffused with fonts. Just about every word we read is set in a font crafted by an artist, a team of them, or even multiple generations of designers. But for the non-graphic designers among us, who mostly interact with font …

The Best-Designed Design Books Of The Year

There are books, well-designed books, and well-designed design books. Here are the ones that make great gifts.<p>Books are the perfect gifts, hands down. You don’t have to gamble on size and style, as with clothes. You aren’t gifting something useless, frivolous, or purely decorous (read: easily …

If You Have These Apps, You Don't Need an Interior Designer

Homepolish Magazine App (free)<p>Neybers App (free)<p>Roomhints App (free)<p>Fifty Three Paper App (free)<p>Benjamin Moore Color Capture App (free)<p>Chairish App …

Apps

61 Words and Phrases to Eliminate From Your Business Writing Immediately

Verbal simplicity is one of the greatest and most elusive business virtues.<p>Author Clare Boothe Luce once said, "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication."<p>Simplicity is one of the greatest and most elusive virtues I am constantly seeking as an entrepreneur, salesman and human being. It is a skill I …

26 of the best iPhone tips and tricks, according to Apple

Apple builds countless shortcuts and other hidden tricks into all of its products, especially the iPhone. Although most of the pro-tips are documented in Apple's user manuals, many people don't know about them.<p>If you want to use your iPhone with maximum efficiency, you've got to learn the tricks.<p>So …

These are the Key Points of the Bauhaus Manifesto

May 21, 2016<p>Nadia Herzog is a pen name of Nadja Bozovic, a freelance journalist whose interest goes from the questioning influence of different art …

The Difference Between RGB and CMYK, Explained

Anyone who has ever opened Photoshop has been met with the question of using RBG or CMYK at some point. These might seem like arbitrary options at …

30 design tools you can't live without

Designers are extremely busy people. Fact.<p>Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, manage feedback, attend meetings, and communicate with their clients, they also have to find the time to actually sit down and do the work.<p>Let’s not forget the time and effort …

50 essential free resources for your graphic design projects

When it comes to being a designer, you’ll always need to stock up on graphics, stock photography and fonts as well as rely on other helpful tools to …

Graphic Design

'Shark Tank' investor Daymond John shares his top 7 tips for a successful product launch

Of course, scoring an endorsement from LL Cool J didn't hurt either. Not long after the rap legend began wearing John's hand-sewn clothing line, FUBU ("For Us By Us") blew up in the mainstream.<p>The serial entrepreneur, who started young selling pencils he customized with people's names in grade …

Graphic Design From Around the World: Spanish Design

<i>Spanish culture is everything but boring.</i>Its mouthwatering culinary options, mesmerizing flamenco dancers, and crazy festivals are just some of the …

11 Talents Introverts Don't Realize They Have

Because self-knowledge is real knowledge.

Personality

15 Best Font Pairing Tools for Designers

<b>Pairing fonts is an essential process of any web design</b>. If you want to create a good website design, you need to be able to make decisions such as …

33 Women Doing Amazing Things in Graphic Design

<i>These talented women have unleashed their creativity and skills on the world of graphic design.</i> Did you know Carolyn Davidson designed Nike’s Swoosh …

7 Exercises That Can Improve Your Focus

Try using these seven exercises to gradually increase your ability to focus in almost any situation.<p>Focus is a skill necessary for almost anything important in life, from finishing that term paper, to listening to your boss's instructions, to organizing your schedule for the day. Unfortunately, for …

6 Illustrations That Show What It’s Like In An Introvert’s Head

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>Dear Extroverts,<p>We love your energy and excitement. But as introverts, we sometimes feel misunderstood. We wish you could visualize what’s going on inside our brains—you might be surprised! Here are six illustrations of what it’s like to be in our …