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 …

Graphic Design
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10 Best Tips for Award-Winning Logo Design | Inc.com

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 the number of new companies proliferates, however, having a well-defined brand is …

Graphic Design

Finance App

Finance App<p>by in Finance<p>1 Attachment<p>Like? 325 likes<p>Bucket<p>Views 9,355 views<p>#FCFCFE<br>• #363850<br>• #9E42FE<br>• #7657FC<br>• #D6D2EB<br>• #8685A1<br>• #86CBF8<br>• #949DE5<p><b>Credit Card -</b> …

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 …

Creativity

How I Create 10x Content Using Graphic Guides | Inc.com

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 brand's content. While the text is an important piece of the puzzle, without the right design …

Infographics

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; …

Time Management

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 …

UX Design

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 …

Typography

15 Profound Quotes From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Change the Way You Think

Soyen Shaku is noted as one of the first Master Zen Buddhists to have traveled to the United States to teach the way of the Zen.<p>At the time, most of …

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 …

Design

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 …

Fake News

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 …

Typography

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 …

Web Development

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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 …

New Albums

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 …

Content Curation
Living Rooms

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> …

Graphics

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 …

Typography

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 …

Graphic Design

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 …

Architecture
Web Design

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 …