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Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

Online Education

5 Ideas for Creative Side Hustles You Can Start Today

It’s a given that many of us wish we made more money. Maybe you want pay off some pesky debt or boost your savings. If that’s the case, then a side hustle can help—a second job that brings in some income but has the flexibility to work around your full-time gig.<p>Why start a side hustle?<p>You might …

21 free image sites to spruce up your visuals

To keep pace online, PR and marketing pros should have an arsenal of images.<p>Much more than mere aesthetic afterthoughts, compelling visuals can boost …

5 Mind-Bending Experiments That Show Where Creativity Is Headed Next

Researchers showed off new tools to augment human creativity at Siggraph, the year’s biggest computer graphics conference.<p>Every year, the Association for Computing Machinery hosts a conference called Siggraph where artists, researchers, designers, and developers show off their work on computer …

10 Effective Examples of Over-Sized Titles in Web Design

During my stint working for a newspaper, I recall their simple design philosophy: Big, bold text headlines on a white background. As we well know, …

Product Design: Bringing Back Humanscale Manual from the 1970s

As of late, we've have published a series of revisited things from the past on ABDZ coming from manuals, branding items and more. It's somehow quite …

How Do Colors Influence Website User Engagement?

422737 / Pixabay<p>Besides defining your brand, color grabs attention, conveys the right emotions, and also helps illustrate the hierarchy of page …

UI Design

Artist Holds Paper Cut-Outs Up to the World to Complete His Fashion Illustrations

We've been smitten with Shamekh Al-Bluwi‘s landscape-inspired take on fashion illustration since 2015. Using nothing but his surroundings and some skillfully-drawn paper cut-outs, the Jordan-based artist continues to create one-of-a-kind clothing designs.<p>To create each unique work of art, Al-Bluwi …

10 ridiculously smart questions you should ask in a job interview

In a crowded job market, the last thing you want in a job interview to be is forgettable.<p>Yet people do it every day with this one mistake: not asking …

Why mastery beats creativity—every time

The idea that comes out of nowhere. The eureka moment. If we could figure out how to get there faster and automate up the process, humankind would be forever changed, right? This is something we can’t stop obsessing about as a society—but maybe we’re thinking too hard about it.<p>Two years ago, the <i>New</i> …

The Golden Age Of UX Won’t Last. Here’s How To Prepare For What’s Next

Great UX abounds. How will UX designers continue to prove their value?<p>When I started the digital design agency AJ&Smart in 2011, UX design was still so misunderstood that I spent the next three years just explaining to my clients what it actually was and why it was valuable (while also defining it …

10 Former Cult Members And Their Chilling Stories

Cults are commonly known as organizations or movements prompted by an ideology. They’re rendered powerless without the charm of a treacherous leader. …

What is design thinking? The secret to digital success

Design thinking is emerging as a major ingredient in for digital transformation success. But what exactly is design thinking, and how are leading …

Colorized Photos Breathe New Life into Famous Faces from Russian History

Translator and amateur colorist Olga Shirnina, also known as Klimbim, has an incredible talent for transforming historical black and white photographs into color images. She often works to breath new life into vintage photographs that show Russian history, from portraits of the imperial Romanov …

The 10 best design agency websites of 2017

Websites are a company’s main calling card – and for none more so than for creative agencies, which use them both to tell potential clients about …

Become a UX designer in an afternoon—a quick guide for new designers.

Research — Analyse—Design—Test<p>Make it count, everything you say and do from now on will be based on this research.<p>2. Analyse<p>This is the fun part …

This Mini Disney Princess Photoshoot Of 6 Babies Is Taking Internet By Storm, And It’s Just Too Cute

Feeling down today? This photo shoot of mini Disney princesses is sure to cheer you up!<p>Captured by photographer Karen Marie of Belly Beautiful …

TheSkimm has hired a digital advertising veteran to help the media startup court Madison Avenue

TheSkimm is looking to move beyond the inbox.<p>The newsletter startup has named digital advertising veteran Brandon Berger chief business officer, with the aim of helping the company expand its business beyond its daily newsletter, which reaches 6 million subscribers a day.<p>Berger was most recently …

13 Small Space Living Hacks That Can Work in Any Size Home

Vertical gardens and multi-purpose furniture are about to change your life.<p>If there's any trend we won't be escaping any time soon, it's downsizing. Tiny homes are a national phenomenon, and the lifestyle changes associated with low-impact living — from composting to conscientiously tidying up — …

Small Spaces

Become a Professional Web Developer with 28 Hours of Top-Rated Training: $14.99 (Orig. $199)

If you want to build websites professionally, you need The Complete Web Developer Course. This top-rated learning library offers 28 hours of hands-on training, with 14 great project websites to build by hand. You can get lifetime access to the course now for just <b>$15</b> (Orig. $199) via 9to5Toys …

My Entire Portfolio Was Built Using Only One Lens, Can You Guess Which One?

It is possible. I'm not here writing this to beat you in the head with an “it's not the gear” rant; we can all agree that take is a bit redundant …

Photography

10 Strategies To Help Students Use Social Media For Critical Thinking

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Margo Chase Dies In Plane Crash: Chase Design Group Founder Created ‘Buffy’ & ‘Angel’ Logos

Margo Chase, graphic designer and founder of the Chase Design Group, died Saturday in a plane crash in Apple Valley, northeast of Los Angeles. She …

50 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Fund Their Businesses

Alternatives to Silicon Valley's male-dominated VC firms.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The past few weeks, our social feeds have been lit up with accounts of Silicon Valley's overt sexism. This isn't the kind of news that we've grown accustomed to. The kind that …

The 1970s Design Manual That Quietly Shaped Everything You Use Today

Humanscale is as relevant today as it was in the 1970s–and it’s being reissued through Kickstarter.<p>The 1970s has been a frequently revisited decade in the design world lately, most notably in the resurgence of reissued graphic standards manuals from that era. For many graphic designers, the …

5 Furniture Resale Sites You Should Bookmark Now

Whether you're looking for a piece to complete a space or want to offload a room full of furniture before a big move, resale sites can often be your …

The Rise and Fall of Ruby on Rails

Once the rising star of web development, Ruby on Rails has fallen into a secondary role in the corporate world.

Hand-Colored Photographs from 19th Century Japan: 110 Images Capture the Waning Days of Traditional Japanese Society

What we euphemistically refer to as the “Opening of Japan” catalyzed a period of seismic upheaval for the proud formerly closed country. Between the …

Periodic Table of Typefaces

The Periodic Table of Typefaces (Popular, Influential & Notorious) is an online project by graphic designer Cam Wilde. It joins a distinguished canon that includes not only the Periodic Table of Elements we all learned in high school, but also The Periodic Table of Awesoments and the Table of …

Interactive Periodic Table Shows the Uses of Every Element

The Periodic Tables of Everything<p>Explore the Best Brews of 2016 With This Interactive Periodic Table of Beer<p>This Table of Exercises Shows You How to …