Jennifer Schellack

77 Flips | 19 Magazines | 102 Likes | 15 Following | 6 Followers | @Schellacky | Visual Designer. Collector of fonts.

Great Tools and Resources that Designers and Design Teams Should Start Using

Web designers face a peculiar set of circumstances with respect to technology. New tools, resources, and techniques make their work easier. They also …

Web Design

Letter Design Library Collects Beautiful Vintage Types For Your Inspiration

<b>Are you in need</b> of some vintage type inspiration? ‘The Art of Letter Design’ on Tumblr might just help you out.<p><b>The library is a treasure trove</b> of …

Typography: 36 Days of Type by TJ Nicklin

I always admire those that challenge themselves to daily activities like taking a photo a day, or design something different every day. It seems …

Graphic Design

Ingenious Hack Turns Instagram Into A Design Portfolio Site

Move over, Behance!<p>As a designer, a good portfolio is a must. Being clever–without going too far–can set you apart when people are considering hiring you. And platforms like Behance and Dribbble are a great way to get started without too much work. But there’s another perfect portfolio site hiding …

Graphic Designer’s Creative Experiment Shows The Power Of Visual Hierarchy

Image by Nei Valente and featured with permission<br>Nei Valente, a Brazilian street photographer and graphic designer at Superunion in New York, has …

End of the World? Ultimate Doomsday Cabin in Alaska Seeks $159K

If you’re in the market for the perfect doomsday cabin in the woods, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better property than this fully stocked Alaskan home.<p>If you’re in the market for the perfect doomsday cabin in the woods, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better property than <b>Kevin Cross</b>’ lakefront …

21 Websites Designers Love That Can Spark Ideas for Non-Designers | Inc.com

If you want to keep up-to-date on business as an entrepreneur, you go to inc.com.<p>What if you want to keep up-to-date on <i>design</i>, where do you go? Especially if you're <i>not</i> a designer?<p>Here is a list of our favorite websites compiled by our studio, Birsel + Seck. These are the links we go to for …

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25 Branding Pros to Follow on Instagram

Here at HOW, we talk quite a bit about how you can up your branding game. Sometimes we take a close look at emerging logo design trends so that you …

The Seven Major Chakras

Study of the Chakras<p>The word chakra is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning wheel. If we were able to see the chakras as many(psychics, in fact, …

Best Prototyping Tools Recommended for 4 Different Design Scenarios

Prototyping is an effective approach to turn your ideas into a crowd-funding product, but it’s not easy to pick <b>the best prototyping tools</b> for your …

This UX Design Suite Makes Developing Mobile Apps Quick And Simple

The app economy is projected to reach a market worth of $101 billion globally by 2020, with mobile gaming expected to account for $74.6 billion.<p>In America, the time spent consuming digital media has risen over 50% since 2014, with mobile apps credited for 90% of overall growth. Smartphones and …

UX Design

13 of the Best Creative Podcasts Offering Great Advice and Endless Inspiration

Podcasts have exploded over the past few years. (We've got Serial to thank for it.) Now, the once-niche audio format has become mainstream. You can find everything from enthralling true stories to fantastical fiction to hilarious comedy. With such a wide range of topics, there is truly something …

20 Tools To Help You Create Beautiful Color Palettes

Colors not only reflect your ideas, virtues and add a great visual effect but highly influence human emotions and behavior. However, choosing the right color palette for your project, website or business can be a difficult task.<p>Lucky for you, today I’m sharing a list of 20 tools to help you create …

UI Design

This app uses artificial intelligence to turn design mockups into source code

While traditionally it has been the task of front-end developers to transform the work of designers from raw graphical user interface mockups to actual source code, this trend might soon be a thing of the past – courtesy of artificial intelligence.<p>Copenhagen-based startup UIzard Technologies has …

40 web design freebies to make your life easier

In many ways, working in web design in 2017 has never been more challenging. But on the positive side, there have never been so many free resources …

A Map Of The Typographic Universe, Drawn By AI

The visualization combines powerful algorithms and the wisdom of type designers.<p>The secrets of fonts–and the subtle differences between them that can make or break a project–have long belonged to type designers. But one designer at Ideo recently decided to use machine learning algorithms to …

20 best free fonts of 2017

We all love a free font. But with so many new free fonts continually being released, it’s easy to get a little lost.<p>So in this post, we’ve brought …

18 Premium Web Design Tools and Services for 2017

There are many new web tools and services for designers and developers launched every month, but how do you know which are the most useful? Which …

Sunflare unveils sticky and flexible solar panels

Sunflare has unveiled flexible solar panels that can be stuck onto walls and roofs.<p>The new thin-film solar product is flexible, light, and affordable. The company made the announcement at CES 2017, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas this week.<p>The National Renewable Energy Laboratory declared in a …

70+ Free Web Design Resources You Never Knew Existed

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>No matter how creative and knowledgeable you are in web design, you cannot come up with the best web …

10 best new web design tools for October 2016

These days many of us are working on sites that involve a complex tangle of dependencies; if that’s you, this month there are a few tools that might …

Get 1000 Logos and Badges

What a deal! Download 1000 fully editable logos and badges for only $39.Piotr Łapa is a Cracow, Poland based graphic designer who creates high …

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10 hot events on the Oregon coast this summer

From pirates to sandcastles to championship chainsaw carving, here are the best events happening on the Oregon Coast for summer 2016.

Smoking’ Hot Type

While I’ve never smoked, and would discourage anyone from doing so, there was an age of innocence and exuberance around tobacco. Smoking pipes and cigarettes was a sign of sophistication and your choice of brand was another way to project your identity.<p>I assume, like the perfume industry, the product was incredibly cheap to produce and sold for large profits, therefore consumers had to be convinced of its luxury through with catching packaging.<p>Many of the above packages above are from W.D. & …

How to Create a Watercolor Texture in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingGet on trend with watercolor textures in Adobe Illustrator! In this tutorial we'll create our very own watercolor textures …

The 23-Point UX Design Checklist

Advertise here with BSA<br>During the design process, some flaws in your product will go unnoticed. Those little (or sometimes big) things can do a lot …