Sandro Hofer

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What’s Going on With the Golden Globes Black-Dress Protest?

We reached out to multiple Hollywood stylists about the sartorial protest; none would comment.<p>Last December, <i>People</i> reported that actresses at the 2018 Golden Globes (including nominees Meryl Streep, Emma Stone, and Jessica Chastain) would be wearing head-to-toe black to protest sexual harassment in …

Why you’re never really happy with the things you buy anymore

Constant bargain hunting makes us value all the wrong things about shopping.<p>I wasn’t supposed to be looking at leather jackets in Macy’s. Had I gone in the entrance closest to the online order pick-up desk, I wouldn’t have found myself stroking the smooth lambskin sleeves of a black moto jacket …

Shopping

The psychology of Web design: How colors, typefaces and spacing affect your mood

A great web design is so much more than just delivering content and making it look good. When visitors come to your site, they produce a set of feelings about your website and your organization. The type of feelings they produce – positive or negative – are entirely in your hands and should not be …

UI Design

How to create a classic wardrobe

Curating a wardrobe with longevity is simpler than you might think. The trick is to consider colour, material and shape carefully, so that you end up with items you can re-work again and again. We’ve whittled it down to fifteen tips to help you compile your classic wardrobe.<p>Pick pieces perfect for …

3 Powerful SEO Tips to Help Curators Find Your Content for Flipboard Magazines

No matter what you write about, a portion of the people who arrive on your blog do so as a result of conducting a search. You can enhance that traffic, and in turn the number of people who add your content to their Flipboard Magazines, by being savvy about search engine optimization (SEO). These …

Engines

Zendaya: "If people know your name, they should know it for a reason"

One of the first times I met Zendaya was at the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards, which she was hosting. Though my show, <i>Black-ish</i>, had only aired for …

Fashion (UK)

Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Mindfulness

The best explainer on how blockchains will upend banking

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) isn’t given to analyzing financial fads. Based in Basel, Switzerland, it’s a “bank for central banks,” so it’s usually concerned about things like the stability of the global financial system.<p>In its latest quarterly review, though, it reached out to an …

Central Banks

We Can Now Store Light as Sound, And It's a Game Changer For Computing

One step closer to computers that process data at the speed of light.<p>Last year, scientists took a big step towards creating the next generation of …

How to dress up a casual outfit

There’s more than one way to add polish to a casual outfit. There’s the usual suspects; heels, fancy top, red lipstick, that’ll take your look seamlessy from day to night, but all that’s too easy. To really lift your casuals, take your cue from fashion’s finest street style stars, and embrace some …

The average woman uses 16 beauty products every day. Here are the ones worth the investment

Elon Musk is teasing space travel fanatics with a photo of SpaceX’s first working spacesuit

Elon Musk teased space travel fanatics with the first photo of the SpaceX’s spacesuit today. On Instagram, the CEO of SpaceX claimed that the minimalist white prototype “actually works” and had already been tested under near vacuum.<p>Musk notes that the design team wrestled with balancing …

Lust for Life Is Lana Del Rey's Best, Most Self-Aware Album to Date

Once a rock critic's favorite target, the singer-songwriter has only gotten better as she looks inward to understand a challenging, changing America.<p>"What did you do in the Lana Del Rey wars?" I joked in the waning days of 2012, months after Del Rey released her debut album <i>Born to Die</i> to commercial …

Elon Musk: AI is a ‘fundamental existential risk for human civilisation’ and creators must slow down

Elon Musk has branded artificial intelligence “a fundamental existential risk for human civilisation”.<p>He says we mustn’t wait for a disaster to …

Design Freebies - Fonts, Mockups and Icons

It's time for that beloved time of the month when we bring to you some sweet design freebies! It's always great to keep your resources updated with …

Why are beauty influencers now encouraging millennials to buy less make-up?

Have you heard of Bethany Mota? What about Andrea’s Choice? Or maybe Yuya? For those not au fait with YouTube, all three are vloggers on the video streaming site and have a combined reach of over 35 million people. Over the past few years, YouTube has become the go-to destination for millennials to …

Data Visualization 101: How to Make Better Pie Charts and Bar Graphs

As business people and marketers, we traffic in data. It’s what we use to make decisions (even gut decisions). Data is also how we communicate the …

The 10 best new graphic design tools for January

As you might expect in the month that plays host to CES, January’s round-up of the best new graphic design tools features some killer new hardware …

Graphic Design

How User-Centered Design Will Skyrocket Your Conversion Rate

“Keep it simple, kid.”This quick phrase could’ve saved me hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars, but like so many beginners before me, I didn’t …

How we’re using Component Based Design

Component Based Design is often talked about in context of large, complex projects. In this post we’re making the case that it can also be very …

5 logo trends for 2017 you need to know about

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: nobody thinks good design is about copying others. But nor does good design exist in a vacuum. So it’s …

Graphic Design

Infographic Marketing in 2017: A Marketer's Guide to Visual Content Creation

Infographics are not a new concept, but you can add a new twist to them to enliven your brand.<p><i>By Zac Johnson, CEO of Blogging.org.</i><p>As we move into a new year, it's important to look at the current trends in online marketing and branding to see what's working and what's not. While many brands and …

Discover 20 Websites To Download Free Stock Video Resources

The video is growing year after year and every marketer swears you should create more video content.<p>The video content is great, but the thing is that it takes time, effort and skills to create something you are proud of and your audience finds valuable. Luckily, there’s a solution. Use free stock …

Videography

Best Approach to UX this 2017

Things come and go with the passage of time, but user experience will always be paramount. The evolution of UI and UX design is something to behold, …

UX Design

5 Courses That Will Turn You Into a Full-Blown Developer

Build sleek apps and websites like a total pro.<p>Not all programmers tote around pricey, painful-to-obtain computer science degrees. If you have a computer and a will to learn, you can dive right into the world of code with one of these extensive developer courses (all over 90% off).

GoDaddy’s new site builder offers templates for 1,500 industries

Drag and drop website building platforms like Squarespace and Wix aren’t necessarily the most popular tools in the tech community. But the reality is that these sites are how the majority of internet users, who aren’t necessarily technically savvy, can create and maintain a web presence for …

7 Important Digital Skills All Marketers Should Master In 2017

Marketing isn’t what it was 10 years ago (or even 5), with all the advancements of technology and data the past few years have brought. According to HubSpot, half of all new marketing hires will require technical skills. Here are some that will probably be on that list of job requirements.<p><b>1.</b> …

Marketing

True Colors Infographic - Breakdown of Color Preferences by Gender

From the day that babies are brought home and cradled in their pink or blue blankets, implications have been made about gender and color. While there …

The Science Behind Brand Success on Instagram [Infographic]

Curious how to grow your brand on Instagram? Check out this infographic highlighting the best times to post and the most engaging filters.

Caroline Vreeland: the instagram sensation you need to follow

This 28-year-old model and musician has a style pedigree without equal. The great-granddaughter of legendary fashion editor Diana Vreeland is also …