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5 psychology secrets for great interaction design

Designs with a human touch just feel right. It might be intangible, but it’s undeniably powerful.<p>Think of interactions between people. Most communication happens using common languages, such as speech or even posture or gestures. It’s usable communication.<p>It’s the very same thing when it comes to …

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26 Graphic Design Contests for 2015-2016

Advertisement<p>Design contests are a great way to show off your work and put your name out into the design community. You can even compete in design …

10 Unsung Graphic Design Visionaries You Should Know

Will Burtin and Cipe Pineles might not be household names but you know their work—and have felt their influence.<p>“Visionary graphic designers will always be less visible than visionary architects or product designers because of the ephemeral nature of what they produce,” writer Caroline Roberts …

Graphic Design

Only The Biggest Ideas Make It Into The World’s Tiniest Design Portfolio

This designer’s portfolio is smaller than your thumbnail, but it’s getting him plenty of work.<p>When most designers want to make a splash with their portfolio, they go big. U.K.-based freelance designer Michael Lester decided to go small. To promote his work, Lester sent potential employers the …

50 groundbreaking scientists who are changing the way we see the world

We compiled a list of 50 scientists from across the globe who are doing just that — changing the world for the better.<p>These scientists' revolutionary research in human happiness, evolutionary biology, neutrino physics, biotechnology, archeology, and other fields is helping to advance our lives in …

2015 Logo Design Trends & Inspiration

Logo Lounge for the past twelve years, have posted annual logo design trend reports<b></b> and they have just released the <b>2015 logo design trends</b> report. I …

Photography Contests You Must Enter in 2015

Whether you are an amateur or a professional, participating in photography contests is a great chance to gain both popularity and valuable …

Why is the U.S. investigating FIFA?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In recent years, FIFA has made news not just for enforcing rules on the soccer field, but also for allegedly breaking them off it.<p>The body that governs soccer, the most popular sport in the world, is a multibillion-dollar behemoth.<p>Great power, yes. Great responsibility? Not so much, critics …

Corruption

The Best Typography, Colors, and Templates Used in the Highest-Converting Social Media Images

If you’ve been looking to supercharge your social media strategy, you probably know <b>a lot</b> about the benefits of using images.<p>But, how much do you know …

New Web trends: immersive interaction design

Aside from the visual appeal, animations more importantly transition users between states of content. Transitions are the glue holding together all animated effects. How does the user get from one state to the next? What does each different state ask or tell the user to do? A smooth transition …

UI Design

4 Examples of How Cradle to Cradle Fosters Product Design Innovation

The winners of the inaugural Autodesk Product Design Challenge seek to remake the way we design things<p>Stemming from the belief that revolution starts …

INFOGRAPHIC: Top 18 houseplants for purifying the air you breathe, according to NASA

Houseplants do wonders for a house: they breathe new life to a room, add a bright pop of color, and purify the air. Not all plants are equally …

World War II’s Strangest Battle: When Americans and Germans Fought Together

For one time only, Germans and Allies fought together in WWII. Andrew Roberts on a story so wild that it has to be made into a movie.<p>The most …

US “Grand Strategy” for war against China laid out

By Nick Beams<br>2 May 2015<p>The advanced stage of discussions in US foreign policy circles over the pursuit of an ever-more aggressive policy toward China …

8 Ways to Kern Any Typeface Like a Professional Typographer

Kerning is a subjective art. Every designer may feel differently about how combinations of letters look together. Most though can agree that almost …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

20 Logos That Creatively Use Negative Space

The use of negative space is just as important as positive space. It brings order and balance to a composition and sometimes can be used in clever …

This Amazing Street Art Appears Only When It’s Raining

Most people tend to find rainy days pretty gloomy. Seattle artist Peregrine Church decided to create whimsical street art only visible in the rain to brighten people’s days. Some pieces poke fun at the weather, like “404 Error: Sun not found,” while others offer fun diversions like hopscotch.<p>“My …

One Artist’s Campaign To Beautify Cities, One Dumpster At A Time

C. Finley sees a blank canvas where others see an urban eyesore.<p>“When people see a Dumpster as a work of art, they’re delighted by trash and they want to do right by the environment.” That’s artist C. Finley talking to Co.Create about her one-woman campaign to beautify cities by wallpapering …

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Is This Country Crazy?

<b>Inquiring Minds Elsewhere Want to Know</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>Americans who live abroad -- more than six million of us worldwide (not counting those who work for the U.S. government) -- often face hard questions about our country from people we live among. Europeans, Asians, and Africans …

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Creating Visual Hierarchy With Typography

Why Hierarchy is Important<p>Type hierarchy organizes and gives order to the text elements in your design. Just as web designers and developers use …

Visual Design

The Best Free WordPress Themes for Web Designs

That’s great! Very nice place to find Free WordPress themes. if you need themes check it out. Cheers for the great work!<p>WOW! If you’re searching …