John Hyland

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This Is What Graphic Design Looked Like Before Computers

When most people think of graphic designers these days in their mind’s eye they probably envisage a bespectacled, flannel-wearing 20-something …

How Paint Swatches Became Porn & Prose Pixel Art

UK artist Nick Smith plays on the format of paint color charts to create pixelated 8-bit images.<p><i>Tipping the Velvet, 1,150</i> <i>color chip collage. Image courtesy of the artist</i><p>At first glance, close-up in the gallery space, Nick Smith's images might appear confusing, a chromatic blur. Step back, catch it …

Colgate Optic White Drives 1116% Increase in Brand Interest by Reinventing its Video Strategy

To promote the innovative new Colgate Optic White Express White toothpaste, Colgate-Palmolive put YouTube at the core of its integrated media and …

30 Can't-Miss Gifts for the Man in Your Life

Meet the RX Vision, Mazda's gorgeous rotary-engined sportscar

Today we get to see the next chapter in Mazda’s love affair with the rotary engine: it’s called the RX-Vision, revealed today at the Tokyo Motor Show.<p>…

The new BV80 by Blohm+Voss Yachts

Change the way you use the Internet with these 10 incredible tips and tricks

Every once in a while, we’ll share some of the most interesting life hacks we find around the Internet — simple ways you can improve your life …

Logos and Marks from 2015 by Sabbath Visuals

A grayscale collection of logos and marks created in 2015 by Sabbath Visuals.<p>Look at this great collection of logos and marks created in 2015 by …

Become 'Error-Tolerant' Like Apple And Mercedes: A Customer Experience Designer Strategy

I’m sure <i>you’re</i> a tolerant person, but what about your business? As a customer experience designer, the strategy of “error-tolerant design” (for example, the Apple “lightning” connectors that literally don’t have a “wrong way” to plug in) and the related concept of “behavior-shaping constraints” …

Customer Experience

The Scotch Bucket List: 15 Bottles You Need to Try at Least Once

Comparing scotches can be difficult. Some people look for the peatiness of an Islay offering, opting for a beverage far smokier than any bourbon, …

This Private Plane is a Luxurious Dream Come True

• 1 |<p>It would be surprising enough for most of us to see a sofa in a plane. But an entire lounge with multiple sofas, a coffee table, and a wall …

How To Design An Office For Maximizing Employee Happiness

From color and textile to closed doors, here are the strategies for encouraging flexibility and productivity.<p>You might think the proliferation of wearables and apps to analyze and optimize our every move, along with the $6 billion spent on workplace wellness initiatives, would mean that every …

Bentley uses iPhone 6 to shoot new ‘Intelligent Details’ short film

Ultimate luxury automaker Bentley is back with another one of its short film/documentary/promotional videos, once again shot entirely with Apple’s …

5 Ways To Enhance Your SEO Campaign With Online Coupons

In an age where it’s a constant struggle to improve search rankings and maintain consistency, every business is looking for a way to enhance their SEO campaign and overall digital marketing strategy. Well, believe it or not, online coupons might be just the ticket. According to this infographic …

7 Things Great Brands Always Do

Great brands are great because they do certain things to get that way -- and stay that way. Here's how you can grow a great brand that is built to last.<p>Just because you've got a great brand today, that doesn't mean you're going to have a great brand tomorrow. Just ask Kodak, which was ranked as one …

11 logo designs for your inspiration

There are many rules that design teachers will give their students for logo design creation. Then, they’ll usually show you the logos they love the …

Graphic Design

The Family Building Society

Late last year we finished the branding for a new building society here in the UK (which is like a ‘mutual’ in the USA). We’re starting to see the …

Random Inspiration 175 | Architecture, Cars, Style & Gear

8.3K<p>SHARES<p>Roundup of posts from our other sites BlazePress and Linxspiration.<p>You can check out the previous episode here – Random Inspiration #174

The 10 Questions Clients Must Ask Agencies In A Pitch, But Rarely Do

Pitch sessions are a lot like interviewing for a new hire. The agency introduces itself, shows what it has to offer and makes the case why you should hire them. It’s an opportunity for a company to get to know an agency in person, not just through their website or just through their current or past …

Emerging Technology

8 Psychological Tricks of Restaurant Menus

A restaurant’s menu is more than just a random list of dishes. It has likely been strategically tailored at the hands of a menu engineer or …

Robin Williams

As more and more devices are connected, there are two futures when it comes to privacy. Which one will we pick?<p>Amazon’s new Dash button, which will order replacement products at the touch of a button, might well usher us further towards the internet of things (IoT), in which a variety of connected …

Internet of Things

Stunning Home Perched on a Slope with Atlantic Ocean Views

• 1 |<p>With a landscape as enviable as this, there is no question that outdoor spaces were a priority in the design. The home is built around a central, …