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The man who’s fighting girls’ ‘mathematophobia’ | The Star

As a teenager beginning high school in his Ivory Coast homeland, Ismael Mourifié looked around his classroom and understood something was inherently …

Census 2016: Canadians, including recent immigrants, are among most educated in the world

Statscan's final release from the 2016 census sheds new light on how Canadians work, study and live. Here are the highlights<p>Canada's labour force is increasingly reliant on well-educated immigrants who are enjoying employment rates that are broadly in line with the national average.<p>The latest …

North Korea fires missile towards Japan

PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People’s Republic Of – North Korea on Friday test-fired its second intercontinental ballistic missile, which flew longer …

10 Best Tips for Award-Winning Logo Design | Inc.com

When starting a new company, it makes sense to become obsessed with perfecting your product -- but what about your brand? Creating a new website has become almost effortless, with sites like Wix and Squarespace. As the number of new companies proliferates, however, having a well-defined brand is …

Graphic Design

TDSB shuts down Snapchat, Netflix and Instagram in schools | Toronto Star

“We all know that whether you’re a teenager or even an adult, social media poses a significant distraction from our responsibilities and duties,” …

How fake news becomes a popular, trending topic

<i>The following is a script from “Fake News,” which aired on March 26, 2017. Scott Pelley is the correspondent. Michael Radutzky, Guy Campanile and</i> …

This Crazy Gorgeous Font Evolves As You Type With It

Oh, and it's inspired by cockroaches.<p>This being a digital age, our lives are suffused with fonts. Just about every word we read is set in a font crafted by an artist, a team of them, or even multiple generations of designers. But for the non-graphic designers among us, who mostly interact with font …

Typography

Is it Ever Necessary To Use Smart Objects In Photoshop?

Photoshop is a complicated beast and if used incorrectly, it can quickly become a tool to ruin your precious images. Smart Objects are a …

Demographics of the Top 7 Social Networks [Infographic]

There are 2.8 billion people on social media (that's 37% of the world's population!), and knowing who's doing what on which social platforms can be …

This Photo Has No Red Pixels: A Fascinating Optical Illusion

I initially refused to believe it when this photo came across my feed. My eyes aren’t broken! I can see they’re strawberries, and they’re definitely …

The Lowdown on Social Media Influencers [Infographic]

Influencers: brands want them, and bloggers and others want to <i>be</i> them. But who are they? What do they do? How do they make money? And what makes …

Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs

This curated post is authored by Graphic Designer, Jacob CassThe post Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs appeared …

UI Design

A world beyond passwords

<i>They’re a necessary evil of the computer age, those passwords so many of us just can’t seem to remember. So might they soon become a thing of the</i> …

Looking Past Words: Twitter Movement Helps People Notice Typefaces

On Saturdays, Jim Stokes searches for typefaces.<p>And on the floors of parking lots, the displays in antique stores and the dust jackets of his modest 4,000 book science-fiction collection, he finds them.<p>Then, he waits until Sunday to post them on Twitter.<p>Stokes, 60, participates in the weekly …

Social Media

Boston-area museum removes all art created by immigrants

The Davis Museum in Wellesley, Mass., has gaping blank spaces on its walls, empty podiums and shrouded pieces of work after removing or covering all …

Japanese graphic designer Ryu Mieno creates type-heavy works fizzing with energy

Ryu Mieno is a Japanese graphic designer whose bold use of typography and lettering shows a confident flair for composition. Used together with …

How To Make A Stop-Motion Lego Flick Of Your Very Own

By Signe Brewster for WIRED.<p>Despite the blocky, herky-jerky quality of their visuals, 2014’s <i>The Lego Movie</i> and its box-office-ruling spinoff, <i>The Lego Batman Movie</i>, were not actually filmed in stop-motion. (It would have cost tens of thousands of dollars to buy the bricks alone.) Instead, <i>The Lego</i> …

The path to Banksy

Graffiti done by the British street artist was saved by a Toronto developer who reinstalled it in a pedestrian pathway<p>Distinctive graffiti by the famed British street artist Banksy appeared suddenly on the façade of a vacant office building near Toronto's waterfront several years ago.<p>The stencil …