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Forget The Job Title And Start Designing For Digital Products

This trend is clearly reflected in the variety of open jobs posted. No one knows exactly who they’re looking for, so they pick the label that sounds …

How Long Can Netflix's Amazing Run Last?

More spending + more customers + a falling (inflation-adjusted) price = 600 percent stock growth in two years. How long will the Netflix formula hold up?<p>In the two years since CEO Reed Hastings groveled before customers about splitting the company's streaming and rental services, Netflix's U.S. …

10 Lessons For Design-Driven Success

At the forefront of the economy, good design IS a priority. Here’s how to embrace the next wave of innovation.<p>Imagine that the iPhone does not yet exist. Mark Zuckerberg is still enrolled at Harvard. Barack Obama is a hopeful state senator in Illinois. The final episode of <i>Friends</i> has just aired, …

Ben Chestnut: Creating an Environment for Creativity and Empowerment

Web Applications

Everything you know about Steve Jobs and design is wrong, according to one man who should know

Hartmut Esslinger was already a big name in the field of industrial design in 1982, when his firm, Frog Design, bid on a secret project to help Apple become the company that would transform computers from “business machines” into consumer goods.<p>After he submitted the Red Book—a binder full of …

Inkling's CEO on turning an idea into a business

(MoneyWatch) Will the e-reader kill book publishing? It doesn't have to, says Matt MacInnis, founder and CEO of Inkling. MacInnis started his company …

Business Strategy

Me, Myself and iPhone: What Becomes of Self When We're All Connected Through Silicon?

A viral YouTube video, “I Forgot My Phone,” has a clear message: The ever-present smartphone is ruining “the moment.” The video shows smartphone …

5 Sexy Pieces Of Long-Form Content Every Brand Publisher Needs To Experience — The Content Strategist

Thought-provoking, slow-cooked content is making a comeback.<p>In a world of mass-produced, fast-food publishing, some content creators are …

Users don’t hate change. They hate you.

The 9x Effect Applies to Redesigns Too<p>Recently, more than the color of the leaves on the trees has been changing. Everyone seems to be redesigning. …

Living Rooms

10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People

Creative people are humble and proud. Creative people tend to be both extroverted and introverted. Creative people are rebellious and conservative. How creative are you?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>I frequently find myself …

How Google Taught Itself Good Design

Long dominant in online search, advertising, and maps, Google has shifted gears from utility to beauty–and is now more fearsome than ever.<p><i>Happy Thanksgiving! To keep you busy while you recover from turkey coma, we’re republishing some of our favorite stories from 2013. Enjoy.–Eds</i><p>“I had just assumed …

IDEO's David Webster on Healthcare Design

<b>One of the keynote speakers at IIDEX Canada, David Webster explains why innovating for health and wellness is the defining design challenge of our</b> …

Logo, Bullshit & Co., Inc. - iA

Everybody likes logos. Everybody wants their own logo. Everybody wants to <i>make</i> their own logo. Everybody has a computer and some fonts. Anybody can …

Why a New Golden Age for UI Design Is Around the Corner

• Author: Cliff Kuang. Cliff Kuang Design<br>• Date of Publication: 08.13.13. 08.13.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Over the past four years, the Walt …

WIRED Reveals Its Future Digital Content Strategy With ‘Vision Quest’ - Folio

WIRED Reveals Its Future Digital Content Strategy With ‘Vision Quest’<br>Editor-in-chief Scott Dadich suggests more content like it is on the way.<p><i>WIRED</i> …

Virb › Showcase

Whether you're a novice or a pro, a photographer, a band, a small business, or anything in between, Virb is perfect for building your own website — …

Frank Chimero on The Great Discontent (TGD)

Yeah, let’s talk about this. I think this question is bullshit, man. I know that this is sort of the namesake of the site, but the reason I think …

Michael Jackson

Original And Innovative Web Layouts

Original Web Layouts<p>Beurre & Sel This website is just beautiful. The automatic slideshow plays in the background, with the main navigation bar at the …

On Creative Leadership

Accessing Your Creativity …In The Shower<p>It’s 4:30 in the morning. The sun is starting to smear pink across the sky, and I’m in bed, working. Laying …