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CHAPTERS<p>Introduction<br>• Contents<br>• The Theory of Viral<br>• The Business of Viral<br>• The Probability of Viral<br>• The Data of Viral<br>• The Art of Viral<br>• The Experiment<p>Going Viral<p>How restaurants and agencies are working together to achieve Cronut-level fame<p>Saturday and Sunday mornings at Juniper Bar in New York City were slow …

This Simple Solution Will Eliminate Tons of Conflict From Your Life | Inc.com

Conflicts. Arguments. Frustrations. Even for all the toughies out there, fighting with companions is never fun. Interpersonal struggles, no matter how minor, are destructive and can eventually come to erode relationships. It happens in marriage, in the workplace, and between friends.<p>But what if you …

Psychology

Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks Now Online: Browse 570 Digitized Pages

Quick, what do you know about Leonardo da Vinci? He painted the <i>Mona Lisa</i>! He wrote his notes backwards! He designed supercool bridges and flying …

Art

Get a crash course in typography fast and easy

<b>Calligraphy For Everyone: Practice Set</b><br>Features 14 pages of practice worksheets featuring warm-up strokes, lower and uppercase alphabet letters in …

12 surprising psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

Love is many things: butterflies and giggles, happiness and comfort, commitment and best friendship.<p>But love, alas, is not easy to find.<p>How and why …

Interaction Design and UI/UX: Caseture Display

Let's take a look at this interaction design project that is quite interesting that involves UI/UX as well. It's a concept display named: <b>Caseture</b> …

UX Design

“When You Don’t Know What to Do, Help Someone Else”

We’ve all had moments in which we’ve felt completely hopeless and helpless. During those moments, you struggle to figure out how to move forward. …

Dive Deep Into the Making of Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy With This Documentary

Is there really any doubt that Christopher Nolan’s <i>The Dark Knight</i> is the best Batman movie? Sure, arguments can be made for others but, with his …

The Dark Knight

10 Best Chrome Extensions For Designers To Skyrocket Your Career

Google Chrome is the most popular browser with a crushing 68% market share leaving Firefox and Internet Explorer behind as shows the latest browser statistics by W3Schools.<p>As a modern designer, you are now powered by not only a powerful graphic editing software but also rapidly evolving tools in …

Software

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

goodtypography:

This action creates a structured, easy to use Photoshop template to help build typographic designs from your photos. The action wraps your text around your subject and comes with 20 paint textures and 6 background textures to help give your design a professional look. The action also creates 20 color variations giving you lots of control over the look of your design.

How To Do Nothing In Web Design

Best Practices for Minimalism<p>This essay is excerpted from the ebook <i>Interaction Design Best Practices: Mastering the Tangibles</i> by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba, and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a UX design platform.<p>It’s a rookie mistake to confuse minimalism with merely “getting rid of things.” Minimalism was an …

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Can More White Space Solve The Web’s Readability Problems?

Asymmetrica is a new browser extension that groups sentences into segments to make reading on the web better.<p>What separates a good reader from someone with low literacy? Everything else being equal, a good reader reads in chunks, skipping over words and grouping them together into phrases and …

Google’s Free Website Builder Makes It Dead Simple To Implement Material Design

No taste? No problem. Google’s got you covered.<p>By now, we’ve all heard of Google’s enticing pitch on Material Design–their design language that re-imagines the pieces of user interface as real, physical objects. But while Google offers tools for any Android developer to build an app that adheres to …

Errol Morris: How Typography Shapes Our Perception Of Truth

The acclaimed filmmaker of The Thin Blue Line and The Fog Of War reveals why he now types all his manuscripts in Baskerville.<p>In 2013, acclaimed filmmaker and author Errol Morris ran a bold experiment. With the collusion of the <i>New York Times</i>, he asked 45,000 readers to take an online test. The test …

Should you fact-check your grandma’s Facebook posts? – Lyz Lenz

My grandma believes that the President of the United States is trying to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from US currency. She has forwarded me three emails …

The Most Essential Ingredient In Interaction Design? The Words

Impressive graphics and gestures are nice, but clear copy serves a vital function. Here are four things your writing should achieve.<p>This is the first of a series of excerpts from the ebook <i>Interaction Design Best Practices: Mastering the Tangibles</i> by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a …

6 clever persuasion techniques in web design

The eternal challenge in web design is balancing user needs with business needs. Your design should always serve the intersection of the two …

Kickstarter guru explains how she raised more than $9 million on crowdfunding sites

Ask Alex Daly about that strategy, and she might start laughing.<p>Daly founded Vann Alexandra, a consultancy that helps innovators raise money on sites like Kickstarter.<p>While it might be a new concept to some people, there is indeed a need for crowdfunding consulting.<p>Since Daly began working on …

Google releases a tool for developers to launch Android apps on Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS

Google has opened up its App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) to developers so they can run their apps on any desktop with a Chrome browser, reports Ars Technica.<p>ARC is a project that allows Android apps to run on Chrome OS, and it was previously limited to a small group of developers who got to …

Android News

What if testing was a part of the design process

One of the great benefits of digital design is that it can be tested and measured. Yet so many aren’t doing that. Partly we can blame the workflow, …

UX Design

Artist Hacks Power Glove Into Coolest Stop Motion Animation Tool Ever

Dillon Markey, an animator for <i>Robot Chicken</i> and <i>PES</i>, modified a Nintendo Power Glove into the most awesome animation tool ever. Markey also reminisces …

Stop Motion

Design Week Portland: Stefan Sagmeister's Hints On How To Be Happy

How do you feel after listening to a Stefan Sagmeister lecture? Whether you mean to or not, you probably feel... happy. Sagmeister is a plainspoken …

10 Significant Things You Likely Didn’t Know About Social Media But Should

You probably won’t believe some of these facts about social media strategies, but the studies don’t lie (we hope). Test them yourself.<p>We love to make decisions and form strategies based on statistics. It’s why we A/B test and how we change directions on our social sharing.<p>Who doesn’t love a good …

30 Weeks: An Experimental New Design School, Backed By Google

Design superpowers of the world have united to create an experimental new school. Will it work?<p>Following Apple’s success, many companies are finally starting to recognize the crucial role design plays in building a desirable (and profitable) product. Yet very few companies are actually founded and …