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Harvard and MIT teamed up for this open-source online education platform

<i>This post is brought to you by EdX.</i><p>It’s often said that the internet makes it possible for anyone to get educated on any subject. But just as in offline modes of education, the many models of online teaching and learning are far from perfect, with plenty of room for improvement and innovation.<p>A …

Learning

Twenty Designers, Eighty and Over

Here we have a book that, as they say in the news business, has legs - and long ones at that.<p><i>Twenty over Eighty, Princeton Architectural Press</i><p>Aileen Kwun and Bryn Smith have interviewed 20 of the greats in 20th-century design for their new book that covers the waterfront - from graphic design to …

«Cut it» and Other Tips for UX Design

This is how we do itAt the prototyping stage of different products in our company we often say: "Let’s cut out all these unnecessary things,...

Lights! Camera! Suction! How A Plastic Surgeon Became A Snapchat Sensation

After almost a decade chasing fame, plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Salzhauer has struck gold Snapchatting boob jobs and butt lifts as Dr. Miami. But can this Orthodox Jewish father of five take his gimmick mainstream and still preserve his identity?<p><b>Dr. Michael Salzhauer,</b> 44, sits at a chunky wooden …

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How one student came up with a genius way to use Snapchat to land him his dream interview

That's when he decided to do something different to stand out from the crowd.<p>He turned to Snapchat and designed his own geofilter to run an advertising campaign to promote himself as a great hire to the employees of Horizon Media, the largest standalone ad agency in the US.<p>Geofilters on Snapchat …

Where's an Apostrophe when you Need One?

before<p>after<p>About<p>(Est. 1970, previously Imtech) “Assemblin is a complete installation and service partner with operations in Sweden, Norway and …

Typography

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Video Tutorials

15 Beauty Insiders You NEED To Follow On Snapchat

Instagram may be your current go-to for beauty inspo, but Snapchat is quickly taking its place as the industry's app du jour. With Snapchat, you can …

Snapchat's leap over Instagram signals tipping point

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Industry Insider" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Mobile-only teens are signaling a tipping point in the rise of mobile video.<p>A Piper Jaffray survey of 6,500 U.S. teens cited by Business Insider revealed that …

Advertising

Starbucks Turns Snapchat Selfies Into Playfully Fun Ads to Promote Its New Loyalty Program

Starbucks is the latest brand betting on Snapchat's 6-month-old Sponsored Lens ad format that overlays graphics on the app's ephemeral photos and …

People Are Using Snapchat Filters On Their Animals And The Results Are Funny

Snapchat is good for many things. Too many things to list here. But check out these pictures combining pets and Snapchat filters to see what Snapchat …

Snapchat is now the most popular social network among teens, according to new study

As Snapchat has expanded and added new features over the year, it has steadily climbed the ranks of social media titans. In fact, it's now more …

3 soon-to-be social media trends you can profit on

What is the next big wave of social media?<p>Maybe it’s Peach — or another hot new social network. Maybe it’s a strategy like posting times or text faces.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>It’s really hard to say!<p>(And yet here I …

Social Media Marketing

Web Form Design Best Practices: 5 Useful UI Patterns

From a technical standpoint, forms are easy. A dollop of HTML, a dash of CSS, a serving of your favorite back-end code, and you’re ready to go. But …

UX Design

Awesome type spec for Buffon

Not all type designers excel at graphic design and sadly many fantastic font releases aren’t published with the inspiring example specs they deserve, instead they must wait for their buyers to use them in imaginative ways.<p>The new typeface, Buffon has no issue in this area and superbly demonstrates its eccentric, reverse stress design with these eye-catching graphics. The family of three weights is the first release by The Australian Graphic Supply Co., a design studio run by husband and wife …

Adobe’s Project Comet CodeNamed Adobe XD- Features Unveiled

Project Comet was unveiled by Adobe, the software giant last year at the Creativity Conference named Adobe MAX. The application aims towards …

Software

Eight Ways To Incorporate Snapchat Into Your Brand Strategy

Snapchat has taken over as the social media platform to watch: once an app used for picture messaging, Snapchat has expanded into the realm of digital storytelling — and brands are taking notice.<p>In order to expand their reach via Snapchat, brands should strategically consider the preferences of …

Public Relations

Your Snapchat story could soon land you a job

When it comes to getting a job, it’s no longer just about your CV and a face-to-face interview. Companies are using people’s social media accounts as references and Skype interviews are commonplace.<p>A digital agency in the US is going beyond that and using Snapchat to hire its interns for this …

Using Card-Based Design To Enhance UX

Web and mobile apps move away from pages, towards completely personalized experiences. And this experience built on an aggregation of many individual</i> …

7 Budget-Friendly Ways to Conduct App User Testing

With over 1.5 million apps in the App Store, there’s enough competition to safely say that the “build it and they will come” philosophy won’t be …

UX Design

Microsoft details how typography affects user interface design | On MSFT

Earlier today, Microsoft posted on their blog about the importance of fonts for developers and their apps and their apps’ interfaces. The importance …

Typography

How to Successfully Use Animations in Your Mobile App: Types of Animations and Principles of Design

You’ve probably heard the saying “Good design is obvious and great design is invisible.” The same principle applies to developing animations for …

URL Structure for SEO and Usability

URLs are one of the primary ways of user interaction with a website. In many cases, influencing Usability and how the user perceives the website’s …

UX Design

3 Approaches To Quiet Brand Strategy

<b></b>Everywhere you look today it seems, there are people and brands only too keen to spell out exactly what they think and what they want you to know, in …

Marketing

25 Fonts That Makes Your Design Looks Amazing

Okay, let me begin by asking you a question. What makes a design good? The answers that are generally heard are simplicity, or maybe white space. …

Typography

Font of the day: Univia Pro

Every day we choose a 'font of the day' from the best paid-for and free fonts we can find. You can search the site for our back catalogue or search …

Graphic Design From Around the World: Japanese Design

<i>Our tendency to seek inspiration in the same places gets us stuck in creative ruts.</i>But it’s a big world out there, and there’s lot of inspiration to …

Graphic Design

UI Animation. Microinteraction for Macroresult.

Microinteraction is one of the key things to care about in UI/UX design. They are, perhaps, the best proof that attention to small details is able to …

The 9 Graphic Design Trends You Need to Be Aware of In 2016

<i>More than the patterns that emerge from the Popular feeds on Dribbble and Behance, design trends can be a mysterious thing.</i>They’re influenced by …

Graphic Design