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Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

Best open source tutorials in 2017

A well-written tutorial is a great supplement to any software's official documentation. It can also be an effective alternative if that official …

5 Classic Design Rules to Absolutely Never Break

The problem with cutting corners is that 50% of the time it works while the remaining half makes up for all that time and money you saved and then …

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Good News for Designers: Companies Like Facebook and Google Are Hiring, But the Skill Set Required Is Changing

Designers remain in high demand as we look at job trends and how they will affect the startup landscape.<p>Design celebrity, John Maeda; former RISD President, Global Head of Computational Design + Inclusion at Automattic, has just released the 2017 Design In Tech report and I've already shared with …

UX Design

The Best Homepage Designs on the Internet and How to Copy Them

People have been predicting the “death of the homepage” for years.But the homepage will never go away.Each site needs a front door to welcome its new …

The Golden Age Of UX Won’t Last. Here’s How To Prepare For What’s Next

Great UX abounds. How will UX designers continue to prove their value?<p>When I started the digital design agency AJ&Smart in 2011, UX design was still so misunderstood that I spent the next three years just explaining to my clients what it actually was and why it was valuable (while also defining it …

UX Design

IKEA’s selling home storage batteries for its solar panels

A rooftop of solar panels generating clean energy is great and all, but having somewhere to squirrel away that free juice is even better. After stepping into the shade for a good few months, IKEA began selling solar panels again last year with new teammate Solarcentury (a company that specialises …

Clean Energy

Blizzard is remastering StarCraft in 4K resolution this summer

An update to a classic<p>Blizzard Entertainment announced today that it will be remastering its classic real-time strategy games <i>StarCraft</i> and <i>StarCraft: Brood War</i>, as <i>StarCraft: Remastered,</i> which it anticipates releasing this summer.<p><i>StarCraft: Remastered</i> will remastered graphics of the original games in …

Best Western

<b>B E S T W E S T E R N H O T E L S</b><p>Fancy a half, a tipple, a wee dram or a cheeky sherbert? Best Western Hotels magazine asked me to produce an …

Illustration

How to get people to always reply to your emails

The Behavioural Insights Team - also known as the Nudge Unit - is a UK Government and Nesta partnership that applies behavioural sciences to public …

The 6 most expensive products Apple has ever sold

This reputation for being expensive has spawned a nickname that has become popular with critics of the company: "Apple tax." The thinking went that customers were willing to pay more to have the famous Apple logo adorn their products.<p>Recently, however, we have reported that Apple seems to be …

10 Stylish Accessories That Will ALSO Get You Organized

If getting organized is on your to-do list for 2016, listen up: Arming yourself with the right tools will make staying on top of projects, plans and just about everything else on your new year agenda feel like a total breeze. Whether reducing clutter is your goal or you simply want to keep better …

‘Take your time’ on 25 coffee stirrers

Typeverything.com - Cut glass numerals by @davesmithartist

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Carnival Letters by Liviu Antonescu

RAMBLER&Co Branding by ONY

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Just Type 2015 Wall Calendar

The calendar presents a different typeface each month, detailing its history, usage, foundries, and designers. It also diagrams x-height, cap height, glyph width, and other elements no one but typographers care about.

Thank You by Tobias Hall

Joyby Clairice Gifford

Brooding Seascapes and Marine Vessels Painted by Justyna Kopania | Colossal

<p>Polish painter Justyna Kopania depicts melancholy seascapes and towering ships obscured by mist with liberal applications of oil paint. Crashing …

Art

Ad blocking software is on the rise, and that has major implications for digital media

A new report from the Financial Times says some of the biggest tech companies — including Google, Amazon, and Microsoft — are paying the owner of Adblock Plus to unblock ads on their websites. Some companies are reportedly paying "30% of the additional ad revenues" they'll make after the ads are …

Myers-Briggs Personality Type Infographic Provides Valuable Career Advice and Income Data

Being familiar with your Myers-Briggs personality type can provide valuable insight into what type of job might be best suited for you. The Career Assessment Site put together a socioeconomic infographic that highlights the test's personality traits, their average household income, and more.<p>There …

Myers-Briggs

How to be creative on the spot

How To Be More Creative Right Now

When you’re feeling uninspired, forcing creativity feels like spinning wheels. These tips can get you back to rolling, quickly.<p>To some, creativity is an elusive muse who rarely graces us with her presence. To others, she’s a best friend who stops by all the time to play and hang out. Either way, …

Creativity

How A Forgetful Mind Can Be A More Creative Mind

Inhibiting old ideas may have an “essential role” in developing new ones.<p>One of the best ways to get the creative juices flowing is to take a break from trying to get the creative juices flowing. By stepping away from a task, you prevent your mind from fixating on a single idea or solution, …

Creativity

Why Creative People Seem To Have The Messiest Minds

Creativity is very messy.<p>According to one prominent theory, the creative process involves four stages: preparation, incubation, illumination, and verification. This is all well and good in theory. In <i>reality</i>, the creative process often feels like this:<p>The creative process — from the first drop of …

kraftwerk Portable Power Plant

Offering a unique alternative to products like mophie’s Powerstations is eZelleron Inc.’s<p>Offering a unique alternative to products like mophie‘s Powerstations is eZelleron Inc.’s innovative portable power plant: kraftwerk. Allowing users to be entirely independent of the power grid, the design …