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Your guide to design systems from the world’s leading brands

Many of the world’s leading brands have made their design systems public, contributing their ideas and processes to the design community at …

UX Design

These lost type symbols need to make a comeback

Where would we be without punctuation marks? In a land of grammatical misunderstandings, that's where! (See, we're only three sentences into this …

Stanford medical student juggles his studies, graphic art and numerous extracurriculars - Scope

I’m a freelance science writer adept at multitasking. But I feel like I’ve been sitting on both hands when I read the jam-packed resume of Stanford …

The Body Language Of Creative Thinkers

Could your body language during an interview give away the fact that you’re dumb and unimaginative? Stanford scientists think so.<p>You can tell a lot about a person’s mental state just by looking at their body language. Are they laid back, or fidgety? Are they happy, or sad? Are they confident, or …

Stylish Graphic design and Brand Identity for Peak Running

Peak® Running is a graphic design and brand identity created and shared by Mane Tatoulian on her Behance profile. There's just too much to love about …

Win More Work and Save Time Using These Proposals

One of the biggest challenges of running a small business is finding new clients while also finding time to do the work you already have. It’s a …

Web Design

The Wireframe Perfectionist’s Guide

When I was a developer, I often had a hundred questions when building websites from wireframes that I had received. Some of those questions were, …

Wireframing

Caution over weak pound hits high street takeover deals

The weak pound has become an obstacle to high-street takeovers, with JD Sports among those hit by complications caused by the rising cost of imports.<p>Retailers are facing significantly higher import costs and the threat of duty tariffs, which deal-makers say has made their negotiations more …

Make Your Website Stand Out With These 5 Design Tips

Most web designs get outdated pretty quickly, while a selected few designs are truly exceptional and remain as such for years to come. Such designs …

Ingenious Adjustable Cribs and Beds Grow as Children Do

They say that children grow up in the blink of an eye. And, as any parent knows, this means that they are always outgrowing <i>something</i>: shoes, clothes, and, most expensively, beds. Cribs are used for such a short time, and replacing one with a big-kid-bed can be a costly change. Recognizing this …

Furniture

Creating Universal Windows Apps With React Native

Installing React Native For Windows<p>Installing the React Native Universal Windows platform extension is easy, whether you want to add the Windows …

Lean Startup vs. Design Thinking: What Works?

How to create a customer-centric venture.<p><i>By Marina Krakovsky | Stanford Business contributor</i><p>In the world of entrepreneurial incubation, design thinking, a user-centered way to conceive and create a successful product, is often compared and contrasted with the lean startup approach, which is more …

Lean Startups

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work curated by …

Keep Calm and Carry On: Highlights from Shoreditch and the London Design Fair 2016

Aside from the inaugural biennale at the Somerset House, the 14th edition of London Design Festival felt like business as usual. Indeed, the …

UX Design Top 10 Articles For The Past Month

<b>User Experience</b> design is the process of enhancing user satisfaction by improving the usability and accessibility of the user interface.<p>Achieving a …

UX Design

6 new startup logos for 2016

Most of the time when you hear about ‘new’ logos, they’re actually iterations on previous designs. Often that involves some simplification, some …

Graphic Design

These Are The Colors Everyone Is Talking About In 2018

There's a new minimalist color palette in town, and it doesn't involve grey.<p>While 2017 was all about tropical green, warm neutrals, and sophisticated camel accents, color palettes took an edgier turn this year. Think fiery reds, metallics, and, of course, a lot of Ultra Violet — the Pantone color …

Home Decorating

Microsoft's new acquisition can enhance Cortana's chat bots

Looks like Microsoft has been on a shopping spree. Hot on the heels of its massive LinkedIn purchase, the company announced that it's acquired three-year-old messaging-app maker Wand Labs.<p>In a statement, Microsoft said that the acquisition would "accelerate [its] vision and strategy for …

Freebies for designers – May 2016

Inspired Magazine <br>Inspired Magazine - creativity & inspiration dailyHowdy mates! we’ve brought this load of fresh and crisp resources for you to go …

Graphic Design

Ask a Footwear Design Expert

Are you an aspiring sneaker designer? Pensole Footwear Design Academy is now taking questions. Submit here and get them answered by the pros<p>Exciting …

The Vinyl Art of Video Game Soundtracks

You don’t have to be a video game aficionado to appreciate the graphic design of these enticingly collectible vinyl releases of each title’s …

Soundtracks

Official Showcase Website for Adobe

Serge Vasil shared a super cool project on his Behance profile, it was a responsive website project he did for Adobe and the best thing about it is …

Migdal Architects design a home next to a golf course in Mexico

Migdal Arquitectos have designed a home that overlooks a golf course in Huixquilucan, Mexico.<p>The backyard of the home has a grassy area, as well as …

With Millions Of New Bottle Designs, Every Diet Coke Will Soon Be Unique

A new campaign turns every bottle of Diet Coke into a custom piece of art. Get collecting.<p>Today, you probably know Diet Coke for its silver and red branding–which is more or less how it’s looked since Coca-Cola’s sugar-free alternative first launched in 1982. But starting this month, in a market …

See a Luxe Beirut Tower That Borrows Design Elements From Jenga

Dutch firm Orange Architects have designed a Beirut tower that just might remind you of your favorite game.

Beirut

Good practice: APFEL launches an online store of graphic design goodies

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The Most Design-Savvy Super Bowl Commercial

Amid a deluge of Super Bowl ads filled to the brim with animals (some of a stranger species than others) and celebrity cameos, one commercial stood out last night for its design. The Israeli illustrator and designer Noma Bar created a lovely animation for NewYork-Presbyterian hospital to explain …

Super Bowl Ads

DTI Logo

It has been a few years since I decorated for the holidays. My day job is always so busy this time of year that I just don’t have the time or energy, …

Designing User Experience for Minimum Viable Product

For some people, the first version of the product doesn’t need to be nice and perfect. Just go ugly early with one killer single-feature, so you can …

Five Book Design Trends Spotted in the PhotoBook Awards Shortlist

Coordinating editor of <i>The PhotoBook Review</i>, Madeline Coleman, highlights design trends found in this year’s PhotoBook Awards shortlist.By Madeline …

Trends