George Cotoban

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Yuval Noah Harari: the myth of freedom

The main challenge liberalism faces today comes not from fascism or communism but from the laboratories<p>If governments succeed in hacking the human animal, the easiest people to manipulate will be those who believe in free will<p>If we understood that our desires are not the outcome of free choice, we …

Self-Censorship

SMK Branding by Andstudio

Art direction, graphic design, branding, and web design by Andstudio for University of applied social sciences (SMK).The creative people of Andstudio …

Graphic Design

No one cares about your logo

Let’s take some pressure off logos–they really don’t need to work so hard. Here’s what drives your brand instead.<p>Somehow companies have gotten into the mind-set that a logo–this thing that does nothing more than identify us–is incredibly important.<p>We build our brands around them and when we get …

5 Essential Colognes That'll Always Be in Style

You need a good scent—and you can't go wrong with any of these.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>Style is more than the clothes on your back or the watch on your wrist—it's how you present yourself. …

Tried & Tested, These Are Best Men’s Cologne, Perfume & Fragrances

It's men's cologne time, baby. Now that we're well into the year, we're due for another round-up of the best scents for men. This year's selection …

Fragrance

The Best Men’s Fragrances Of All Time

These are the best men's fragrances ever created - from Calvin Klein and Jean-Paul Gaultier to Tom Ford and Chanel - as well as advice from fragrance …

Fragrance

Vacation Photo Tips: Using Photoshop to Remove Tourists Who Clutter Up Your Shot (VIDEO)

It’s often helpful to include people in travel photos, to add a sense of scale and local interest. Other times, like when photographing famous …

UK Parliament: Visual Identity by SomeOne | Creative Works | The Drum

SomeOne worked with the House of Commons and the House of Lords to develop an digital-led visual identity for UK Parliament.<p>The identity is supported …

Graphic Design

How many logo design “options” should you show your client?

The subject of “logo options” came up for me recently in the form of the question: “how many logo options should I show my client?” My answer was …

Logo Design

Awesome Brand Identity for Royal Stranger

Plot Twist Design created a really beautiful brand identity for Royal Stranger, a contemporary furniture Design Brand from Portugal. The brand offers …

Furniture Design

No Logo Logo! Brand Identity for Something

Motherbird, a design studio from Australia created an amazing brand identity for the London based content agency Something. As they describe, it's a …

Graphic Design

Awesome Animated Mockups for Your Next Killer Presentation

There are so many things to love about being a designer in this day and age. The community is connected and quite strong. There are plenty of great …

Mockups

The movies that SHOULD have won the Oscars – analysed by stats.

Every year the Oscars is the most hotly-debated award ceremony in the movies. And half the time we reckon The Academy gets it wrong. Of course, it's …

Uh-oh, Disney has some explaining to do about these 'Solo' posters...

We're already nervous about <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i>, and that's only getting worse now that it looks like Disney may have plagiarized a French artist …

Star Wars

This beautifully designed 'dumb phone' can only make calls and send texts — and it might be the key to curing our addiction to apps

The Brooklyn-based startup Light has set an impossible goal of getting people to put down their smartphones.<p>Light launched in 2014 and a year later debuted its first product, the Light Phone. It could only make calls and tell the time, and the company described it as a "quite a smart 'dumb' …

Mobile Devices

Logo Design Awards: 9th Annual Winner Galleries

HOW is thrilled to present the 20 winners of the 9th Annual HOW Logo Design Awards in the gallery below. These winning projects were selected by …

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

10 Instagram Automation Tools to Build a Massive Following

Instagram has immense power to make or break brands and influencers. For example, Halo Top Creamery increased online sales by 2,500 percent after …

Photoshop Tips: 2 Simple Tricks for Removing Ugly White Edges or “Fringing” from Photos (VIDEO)

Have you ever noticed an ugly white edge around an object in a photograph? This so-called “fringing” can ruin the appearance of an otherwise nice …

The 17 Best Movies No One Saw In 2017

The greatest movies you've barely heard of<p>2017 has been a corker for cinema, with the likes of <i>Dunkirk</i>, <i>Blade Runner 2049</i>, <i>Wonder Woman</i>, <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> and <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> knocking it out of the park. But there were also plenty of absolute gems that fell under the radar.<p>Here's our pick of …

Uber is finally getting called on its biggest bluffs

Uber’s greatest innovation was never really the technology, though the technology is very good: It was branding itself a <i>technology platform</i>. Those magic words have accompanied Uber since its earliest days, when the startup launched its on-demand ride service in San Francisco and embarked on its …

Bud Light - Bud Light Rebrand

Advertisement<p>Bud Light<p>Bud Light Rebrand<p>NEW YORK<p>2017<p>2017<p>Entrant CompanyJones Knowles RitchieMediumBrand DesignCategoryCorporate IdentityEntry …

Maria didn't get the Starbucks job, so she set out to crush it

Maria De La Croix didn't get the barista job at Starbucks. "According to its dress-code policy at the time," she says, "my hair colour wasn't …

Amazing Coffee Shops Around the World

The planet's best places for a pick-me-up.<p>Traveling means jet lag and jet lag means coffee (at least for many of us caffeine addicts). Luckily, you …

Learn to Use the Pen Tool in 5 Minutes!

In this Photoshop tutorial, Tutvid will break down how to create editable paths with the Pen Tool. How to work with anchor points, tangent handles, …

Photoshop Tutorials

Amazon Didn't Kill JC Penney And Sears Jobs, Bad Leadership Did

The biggest job killer in American retailing isn’t the Amazon technology that features stores without cashiers. It’s bad leadership, which distances itself from its core customers; and the wave of store closures that sends everyone straight to the unemployment lines.<p>At least that’s been the case …

Using Contrast in Graphic Design and Page Layout

Contrast is one of the principles of design. Contrast occurs when two elements are different. The greater the difference, the greater the contrast. …

Graphic Design

Balance: the Basic Principles of Design

Balance in design is the distribution of elements of the design. Balance is a visual interpretation of gravity in the design. Large, dense elements …

Stylish Graphic design and Brand Identity for Peak Running

Peak® Running is a graphic design and brand identity created and shared by Mane Tatoulian on her Behance profile. There's just too much to love about …

Graphic Design