Andrew Gillett

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10 famous web designer portfolios everyone should check out

Listing the best web design portfolios is not the same as listing the most famous web designers. Indeed, it’s a funny thing, but the more famous web …

Bucking Trump, These Cities, States and Companies Commit to Paris Accord

Representatives of American cities, states and companies are preparing to submit a plan to the United Nations pledging to meet the United States’ greenhouse gas emissions targets under the Paris climate accord, despite President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the agreement.<p>The unnamed group — …

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10 Best Tips for Award-Winning Logo Design

Crowdsourcing CEO shares logo design advice from the top designers on crowdSPRING.<p>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 …

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5 types of rest every creative should adopt

There’s a pervasive idea out there that life and creativity are a zero-sum game. Indulge one, destroy the other. Or, as designer Stefan Sagmeister once wrote in a mural of coins across a plaza in Amsterdam: “Obsessions make my life worse and my work better.” But as anyone who has ever experienced …

How I Create 10x Content Using Graphic Guides

It's not enough to just do what everyone else does. Differentiate yourself with 10x content.<p>Content and graphics have always worked side by side. Think back to the picture books you used to read as a kid. Without the pictures, the story wouldn't have been as great, right?<p>The same goes for your …

Most productive people: 6 things they do every day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; …

From Facebook, 3 Essential Steps For Starting A Design Career

Facebook product design VP Julie Zhuo shares advice for making companies trip over themselves to hire you.<p>How do you get started on the path of a successful product design career?<p>It’s an intimidatingly broad question, but one I get a lot. I’ve gotten questions from contractors wondering how to get …

Typography: Noway Font + Icons Free Download

Noway font plus icons is a graphic design and typography post shared by atipo ® on their Behance profile. Noway was originally designed as a …

Using Design Principles To Reshape Local Government

There are a lot of Post-its involved.<p>A significant challenge for much local government is understanding what constituents want and need. The top-down approach that many agencies employ can create a disconnect between services and who’s being served.<p>Enter Public, a new nonprofit that wants to bring …

Make a Small DIY Photography Studio With Household Objects

If you’re looking to take slick photos of small items, whether they’re toys, product shots, or things you’re looking to sell online, it’s pretty easy …

Flipboard revamps its approach personalized news with new “Smart Magazines”

Flipboard is releasing a big update today, which introduces “Smart Magazines” — a new way for people to find news stories and other content tied to their interests.<p>CEO Mike McCue said the big goal behind this update was to answer the question, “How can we modernize the notion of magazines?” Like …

Decovar: A multistyle decorative variable font by David Berlow

A multistyle decorative variable font by David Berlow<p>Decovar is a modular parametric display font with a variety of skeletons and terminals designed …

Best Markdown Editors

Markdown is a easy-to-read and easy-to-write markup language in a plain text format. Originally written as a Perl script by John Gruber and Aaron …

Idea#044 Blue Series Style

Blue Series Style, Just for fun ~haha Hope you like it, thank you! :) You can also press 'L' to like it or follow me to find my upcoming work easily. …

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Lisa’s Lunches · Roast Cauliflower Salad

Tasty TuesdayLisa’s Lunches · Roast Cauliflower SaladLisa Marie CorsoA new month means a NEW Tasty Tuesday contributor, and today our very own Lisa …

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Elli and Cameron Walsh

Australian HomesElli and Cameron Walshby Lucy Feagins, EditorToday we visit a sweet apartment in Sydney’s Fairlight, belonging to Elli Walsh, an …

Text Fills in Sketch

A while back, a buddy released a new album. While the music is great, the nerd in me equally enjoyed the website. It’s filled with amazing art and …

Creating Catchy Blog Content – 10 Rules of Engagement

A friend of mine recently retired. She was an English comp professor at a local university. She thought she might write a book in her retirement, and …

Sonia Post and Glenn Manison - The Design Files | Australia's most popular design blog.

Homes<p>Sometimes, mid century homes aren’t all they’re cracked dup to be. For all the Harry Seidler masterpieces out there, there’s no shortage of …

Create a halftone texture pattern in Illustrator

Draw a black dot<p>We start by drawing a simple 3 by 3 pixels dot. Select the <i>Ellipse tool</i> from the <i>Tools panel</i>, click your canvas and enter <b>3 px</b> for the</i> …

Freunde von Freunden — John & Jen Vitale

<b>Jen, how did you and John initially meet?</b><p><i>Jen:</i> We had many mutual friends but somehow we hadn’t met before, and one night a good friend of ours was …

100 Free Fonts You Should Be Using In 2015

<i>The perfect font is hard to find.</i>Here at Canva, we know how difficult and time-consuming it can be to search for the perfect fonts every time you …

Netflix’s New Brand

After flattening the logo, Netflix has adopted a universal branding language that can scale from giant billboards to tiny iPhone apps.<p>When Netflix’s internal design team quietly unveiled a new, flat logo last year, at least one critic made a stink. What was Netflix if not a shout of extrusions and …

Articles about big city little loft on Dwell.com - Dwell

In downtown Los Angeles, nonprofit worker turned design-savvy entrepreneur Willard Ford turned the historic Kim Sing Theatre into...<p>Dubai, that instant city of over-wrought architecture and slave-like laborers, is apparently on the verge of a sewage catastrophe.<p>Making the most of a little spare …

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Freebie: “Land.io” UI Kit + Landing Page Template (HTML)

<i>Today we are very happy to share the coded version of Peter’s last freebie, the “Land.io” UI Kit + Landing Page Design (Sketch) with you. The</i> …

How to create a personal brand, and why you should

The concept of having a personal brand can be intimidating. It seems like only famous people have a shot at establishing one, since their names are …

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