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Google opens 2017 Material Design Awards to Android, iOS, & web, accepting self-nominations

In addition to opening sign-ups for the Indie Games Festival today, Google is now taking nominations for the 2017 Material Design Awards. A more open selection process this year will look at Material experiences on both iOS and the web.<p>Of note, Google is only taking self-nominations for their third …

Android News

Designer Joe Gilmore’s investigative approach to book design

Designer Joe Gilmore creates typographically-led work for various print and digital projects. His bread and butter is book and cover design and Joe …

UX Design With No Screen | Articles | Chief Technology Officer

When you think of UX design, your mind probably initially goes to visual design elements like information architecture and interaction design. …

Brabus Gives the Mercedes 4x4² 126 More Horses, Because What This Truck Needed Was More Anything

More horsepower, more off-road gizmos, and more opulent luxury. Just what the Mercedes G550 4x4² needed.<p>What more could you possibly want out of the Mercedes-Benz G550 4x4²? Straight from the factory, it's packing huge 37-inch tires, high-clearance portal axles, and 16 more inches of ground …

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The Mercedes G550 4x4 Squared Is a $250,000 German Monster Truck<p>RELATED INVENTORY<p>RELATED READING<p>Car News<p>For the ultimate in security. And speed. And …

2017 Mercedes-Benz G550 4x4² Now for U.S. Sale

It was pretty much a given, but now it’s official: Mercedes-Benz USA says the lifted G500 4×4² is coming to America. Only the name is being changed, from G500 to G550, but the craziness remains the same. It goes on sale early next year.<p>For around $200,000, the 4×4² is effectively a Unimog that can …

Mercedes-Benz

17 Reasons the G500 4x4 Squared Is the Most Badass Benz You Might Soon Be Able to Buy

More Than You Need to Know About the Craziest, Yellowest G of Them All<p>A picture is worth a thousand words, but we’re still going to expend some pixels telling you about the luminous yellow monster that showed up in our parking lot the other week. Drop shipped in all the way in from Graz, Austria, …

#MBsocialcar: G 500 4×4².

The Mercedes-Benz G 500 4x4² (W 463) in the #MBsocialcar image gallery.

Interaction Design & Motion: Defind, the Word Finder App

We are taking a look at this interaction design & motion project of the iOS app called: Defind. What is it? It's an app that will search of word for …

Mapping The Course: Storytelling And The Customer Journey

Keeping up with the modern consumer’s changing tastes can be a challenge, but business depends on it. Customers are interacting constantly with brands across multiple channels and platforms, with many companies lacking the ability to connect the dots across this landscape. The question becomes: How …

Customer Experience

15 Simple Tips For Improving Local SEO

While global search engine optimization is important, the importance of local SEO can’t be ignored. According to one source, 50% of consumers who conduct a local search on their smartphone visit a store that same day. And if your business’s visiblity is not ranking highly in your area, your brick …

Local Search

Think Beyond Millennials: 12 Ways Your Brand Can Engage Gen Z

According to a Barkley and FutureCast survey, members of Gen Z have very different expectations for interacting with or embracing brands than millennials. Gen Z — teens between 15 and 19 — have grown up in a fully connected world, one that lets them interact with advertising, potentially before a …

Public Relations

Make The Most Of Your Money: 10 Ways To Best Utilize Your Advertising Dollars

The way that consumers interact with media or social media is constantly evolving, leaving companies scrambling to find the best way to reach their customer base in order to share their message. Should businesses focus their efforts on online formats and social media? Should mobile-first be a goal? …

Marketing

Thinking Of Using A Publicity Stunt For Your Brand? How To Go Just Far Enough

Publicity stunts can increase the visibility of a company or product, for good or ill. While there have been some notable failures, there have also been plenty of events that have improved a company’s standing, such as when Cards Against Humanity raised money to dig a massive hole this last Black<p>Is …

Public Relations

Logos, lies and monochrome: the enduring legacy of Woolmark crest creator Franco Grignani

The Woolmark insignia is one of the most iconic of the 20th century and beyond; Creative Review went as far as to name it number one on its list of …

How Well Do You Know The Typography Of Rock ‘N’ Roll?

For many musicians, the typeface used on an album cover can double as a graphic identity–just look at Pink Floyd. Now, the graphic design studio Dorothy has created two posters that challenge you to match famous bands to their iconic typefaces.<p>Can you distinguish AC/DC’s angular “A” from the …

Winning consumer trust through co-creation, transparency and typography

Trust is now at a premium, with sceptical consumers rejecting traditional media and advertising in favour of transparency and truthfulness. People no …

Typography

Are you solving the right problem?

And more importantly: what is the user problem behind that?Sharing one thought that stood out as I was reading HBR’s article about problem-solving at …

UX Design

Abstract launches as the versioning system of record for design

Sales teams have Salesforce. Engineers have GitHub . But designers have always had slim pickings. Abstract, launching today, is a workflow platform and system of record built for designers to solve the debilitating frustrations of the design process. The company is targeting Sketch users out of the …

Google’s Rules For Designers Working With AI

As part of a new project to humanize AI, the company created a guide to what it calls “human-centered machine learning.”<p>How do we make sure we’re designing artificial intelligence that takes human behavior into account? How do you integrate machine learning into a product or service while ensuring …

The Biggest Internet Trends You Need To Pay Attention To Right Now

Those who stay tapped into what’s happening on the internet know well the name Mary Meeker. Every year, she publishes an in-depth report on trends that we need to pay attention to. You may not have been as eager as me to dig through the 300+ slides in the 2017 report, so I have extracted 14 things …

Digital Advertising

Retailers Beware! Instagram Is The Next QVC And Future Of Commerce

We all know that shopping is hitting our social media platforms, but it’s easy to underestimate both its ferocity and effectiveness. Social shopping is not a trend; it’s a force redefining the very essence of commerce, and Instagram Stories leads the charge. Simon Moss, CEO of BrandBrief, a …

Public Relations

Learn to pair Google web fonts with this classic art-inspired guide

There are several nifty ways to go about pairing fonts for your design projects, including this machine learning-based tool and this Tinder-style app. But if you just want to see some great combinations, you’ll want to check out this excellent guide by designer Lou Levit.<p>It features 50 top-notch …

Forbes

Written by Versions Collective<p>Perspective on strengthening the connection between consumer and brand through digital strategies and …

Top 20 Design Agencies Report

ArtVersion Interactive Agency ranked #1 in the quarterly listing.<p>ArtVersion is proud to be #1 in Agency Spotter’s top design agencies quarterly …

ArtVersion Interactive Joins Clutch to 5 Star Client Review

ArtVersion Interactive Joins Clutch to 5 Star Client Review<p>Identified as a leading firm that delivers results for their clients, ArtVersion …

Campaign Monitor

ArtVersion Interactive Agency Creative Director and Founder on How Customer Journeys Can Add Value to Client Projects<p>Some agencies decide to create …

Forbes

Written by Versions Collective<p>Through quality content and great design – the white paper can be one of the most successful tools for lead generation …

Clutch

THE PROJECT: Full-Scale Creative Services For Award Manufacturer<p>ArtVersion is proud to be identified by Clutch as a leading software and professional …