Melissa Reisor

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7 Things I Learned from My Portfolio Review

Last weekend I went to the small city of Ballarat in Australia for the Ballarat International Foto Biennale. I took a portfolio of prints of my most …

How to Build a Content Strategy

When businesses approach us for blogs, strategy is always a sticking point. Often, business people find it difficult to formulate titles, or run out …

Ranking The 5 NFL Quarterbacks Most Likely To Break Out In 2015

The 2015 NFL season is right around the corner and there are quite a few teams still looking to figure some question marks out in their final preseason games. Some of those question marks are surrounding the quarterback position, and there are plenty of teams that are hoping for breakout seasons …

First supermoon of 2015 – in pictures

The sight of a perigee moon happens when the moon is full and makes its closest approach to Earth. The next supermoons will be on 28 September and 27 October

Supermoon

14 Ideas to Create a Soul-Nourishing Morning Routine

View image | gettyimages.com<p>Which of these two scenarios do you relate to most?<p><b>Scenario One:</b> Your mornings are spent relaxed, focused and thoughtful. You take time for a nourishing breakfast, some quiet reflection or exercise, and you start your day primed and ready for what ever it is you'll be …

10 Mini Productivity Hacks To Ease Your Life

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

The Periodic Table of Content Marketing

Just a decade ago, content marketing seemed so much simpler, didn’t it? An article with an image did wonders and could be used in a direct mail piece …

Marketing

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Best Tools for Designer, Developer & Marketer

Photoshop Adobe<p>Photoshop is a popular image changing software package. It is widely used by photographers for photo editing and by graphic designers …

Cocktail Bar’s Gin-Bottle Swimmers Honored as the Year’s Best Package Design

A tiny cocktail bar in Barcelona has won best of show at The Dieline Awards 2015, honoring the world's best packaging, for its gin bottles showing …

A Cheat Sheet for Marketers on the Future of Digital Platforms

Steven Moore for HBR<p>Customer engagement has never been more urgent or more elusive. Real engagement – the kind that goes beyond a momentary impression to a meaningful interaction – isn’t happening on traditional channels. It’s happening today on digital platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, …

A Simple Guide To Make Your Own Icon Fonts

<i>by</i> <b>Rafal Tomal</b><p><i>Icons can make any user interface more intuitive by their simple and symbolic visual presentation. Some of us have become so familiar</i> …

White Space in Interaction Design

Your design lives within a finite screen. There is only so much that can be said, done, and offered within that tiny box, and so every last pixel is …

Justin Timberlake Plays a Lime Who Goes From Hero to Zero in This Hilarious Tequila Ad

Justin Timberlake is a chamelion of sorts, a former boy-bander turned solo pop star turned comedic actor turned serious actor. And he multitasks …

50 must see TED Talks about creativity and design – Learn

<i>If you’re looking for ideas about design or seeking a creative muse, TED talks can be a worthwhile watch to stir your curiosity.</i><p>From the latest web …

Creativity

45 Color Tools And Resources For Choosing The Best Color Palette For Your Designs

Every designer knows how important and crucial color palette is in the success of any design. Knowing how to use color palette effectively is an …

Man asks Internet for Photoshop help on a vacation photo, gets hilariously trolled

Recently, a Dutch food blogger named Sid Frisjes was vacationing in Paris and tried to take one of those forced perspective photos to make it seem as …

New Mobile Ads Recommend Videos Based on the News You’re Reading

Nailing mobile video is a major goal for marketers this year, as exemplified at this week's Digital Content NewFronts presentations. And as Snapchat …

5 Essential Resources for Startup Graphic Designers

Since I started my career as a graphic designer some years ago, I've always been looking for tools that make me design faster and better. In this …

5 Jedi Mind Tricks to Dramatically Improve Your Performance

In order to perform at the highest level, it's more important than ever to focus on living in the present.<p>Andy Puddicombe spent 10 years studying to become an ordained Tibetan monk and is now the successful co-founder of the meditation app Headspace. In his TED talk, he says:<p>"I think the present …

How To Win An Argument Every Time

<i>This article was cowritten by Joseph Grenny, the</i> New York Times <i>bestselling author of</i> Crucial Conversations <i>and the cofounder of VitalSmarts.</i><p>Between the two of us, we’ve spent 50 years studying what makes people successful at work. A persistent finding in both of our research is that your ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

4 Reasons Why Design Is Taking Over Silicon Valley

VC design partner John Maeda says that the most successful tech companies of the future will really be design companies. Here’s why.<p>Are the fortunes of design on the rise in Silicon Valley? A resounding yes, says John Maeda, design partner at the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers. …

New Poster Makes Understanding Type As Easy As Learning The ABCs

Many of us learned our ABCs in elementary school from big alphabet posters tacked up by our kindergarten teachers on the walls. New from Pop Chart Lab, the Alphabet of Typography is like that poster, but for aspiring typographers instead of aspiring readers.<p>Printed on 100-pound archival stock, the …

Illustrator Tutorials: 23 New Tutorials to Improve Your Illustration Art

Learn illustration art from top professionals and tutorial writers for creating amazing <b>vector graphics</b>. These illustrator tutorials will teach you …

Graphics

These 3-D Mobile Ads Are Grabbing Brands’ Attention

What if there were a mobile ad that made viewers feel like they were inside a smartphone instead of just looking at one? What if the ad seemed to …

Vintage Works: Behind Le Meridien Hotels' Newest Instagram Contest

Los Angeles-based photographer Gray Malin typically injects a playful spirit in his imagery with a retro sense of glamour from the analogue age of …

Ultimate Summer Road Trip: San Francisco to Los Angeles

Cruise along the Pacific Coast Highway<p>The 450-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is one of America's most iconic road trips. And for good reasons: vast beaches, towering mountains and uninterrupted views of the Pacific guide you down the California …

California

Bad Ads Could End Mobile Advertising As We Know It

People vote with their clicks. When users click on an ad, there’s an assumption that:<p>They clicked intentionally<br>• The advertiser’s message resonated …

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