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Typefaces Used In Some Of The World’s Most Recognized Logo Designs

Image by Emanuele Abrate and featured with permission<br>It’s inherent for designers to look at a logo and take in more than what’s shown at face value. …

Typography

Packaging You Shouldn't Miss In March 2018

Packaging of the World presents the top 10 posts for the month of March 2018. They are selected according to their post views, social shares, social …

Packaging Design

Cleverly-Designed Universal Typeface Lets Sighted People Understand Braille

Image via Kosuke Takahashi<br>Most people don’t understand Braille—the tactile writing system used by the visually impaired. As such, majority of sighted …

Braille

5 brands so strong they don't need a logo

A strong, memorable, self-contained marque just isn't enough in our increasingly multi-channel world. While logo design remains important, brands …

Graphic Design

UI/UX & Interaction Design: Amazon Alexa App Concept

On ABDZ, it's rarely a case where we will feature a project that shares some of the thinking behind the design. We mostly see beautiful UI but most …

UI Design

What Designing Over 10,000 UI Screens Taught This Veteran Creative

Image via Shutterstock<br>Design isn’t something you can pick up from reading a textbook. It takes more than one try to build a masterpiece that you’ll …

McDonald's

T2.a Architects Uses Algorithm to Design Customizable Apartment Complex

Imagine having input in the design process for your custom apartment built alongside the second largest river in Europe. T2.a Architects has unveiled …

Architecture

Infographic: 10 ways to immediately enhance your visual design

Content marketing is about creating value for your audience and sharing it in a useful way.<p>Visual content marketing serves the same function—and …

Infographics

Progress Step UI Design Patterns: Tips, Freebies & Code Snippets

You're reading Progress Step UI Design Patterns: Tips, Freebies & Code Snippets, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be …

Web Design

5 tips for achieving brand consistency

Knowing how to follow brand guidelines can be a bit of a mystery. It's a practice that isn't taught much at design schools, so students can sometimes …

Graphic Design

How to Build Your Own LED Softbox for Product Photography and Video

Don't buy, DIY<p>Whether you're taking stills or shooting video, in order to get that "liquid light" effect on a smooth surface you need a diffused …

The Go-Go Gadget Wallet

I, like many people, fell in love with the concept of multi-functionality long before I knew what it really was thanks to a little 1980s cartoon …

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

Your home screen needs these beautiful custom map wallpapers

There are plenty of sources for wallpapers to grace your phone’s home screen, but this tool that’s presently doing the rounds on Reddit lets you add a personal touch on your Android or iOS device.<p>Over on Alvar Carto’s site, you can look up any location on the globe and generate a minimalist map of …

8 Fresh Ways to Pull Yourself Out of a Slump

It will necessitate doing some things differently.<p>Whether you're feeling blue, or not as productive as you want to be, pulling yourself out of a slump will necessitate doing some things differently. Here are some ideas on where to start.<p>1. Change your scene.<p>For instance, you could take your laptop …

Oregon State University

Doing These 9 Things Make You Look Noticeably Insecure. Here's How to Stop

Job security as a leader is evasive enough--why would you chase away goodwill with insecurity? Here's how to avoid it.<p>Researchers at the University of Melbourne are one of many groups to have proven a very direct link between self-confidence and success. So why on earth would you broadcast to your …

Self-esteem

If You Want to Become a Multi-Millionaire, These Are the Top 3 Things You Must Sacrifice

You don't need to sacrifice everything, but these three actions will accelerate your success.<p>Over the years, I have learned the true meaning of sacrifice in order to achieve unbelievable wins for the growth of my company: You must be willing to be uncomfortable today in order to live a life of …

Self-improvement

Imbue – The Magnetic Tea Infusing Vessel for Tea Lover On-The-Go

Dear tea lovers, here’s another invention that would make your tea drinking experience is more enjoyable. <b>Imbue</b> is a magnetic tea infusing vessel, it …

Industrial Design

PWD Architecture to break ground on nature-infused mixed use development in Dali, China

Despite the examples to the contrary, large-scale developments don’t have to be concrete jungles. China-based PWD Architecture’s designs for the Dali …

Design

The scientifically perfect way to organize your Apple Watch apps

The Apple Watch’s tiny screen has already proven to be a boundless landscape for creatively organizing app icons, but one obsessive reddit user has created the most scientifically convenient app layout we’ve seen yet.<p>A redditor posted his “best app layout” explanation for the Apple Watch today.<p>It’s …

Apps

How To Dress And Style For Your Body Type: Skinny Guy

As painful as it can be (being a stylish larger gent), sourcing and wearing stylish clothes for the skinny guy also has its obstacles.<p>Failing to find …

Albert Einstein’s Handwriting Is Now A Font

Even the dumbest articles look smarter when they’re printed in the handwriting of the 21st century’s most iconic genius.<p>E=MC^2. It’s not just a fascinating equation, it was written in a fascinating hand. The handwriting of Albert Einstein, the legendary German theoretical physicist, was unique: a …

Typography

11 Tough Exercises That Build Muscle, Strength, and Endurance

But it’s far from cushy. Every squat rep feels as though someone is trying to push you over from behind. Unlike a straight bar during a back squat, the SSB shifts its center of gravity forward, so you’re rewarded with more core engagement and a stimulus not unlike a front squat.<p>Except there is no …

This High-Load Squat Exercise Will Help You Build Stronger Leg Muscles, and Make You Faster

The researchers think the drills incites a phenomenon called "post-activation potentiation," which primes your muscles to generate powerful strength.<p>But the move isn't just a boon for swimmers. It can help enhance your performance on any activity that requires fast, powerful moves, like basketball, …

Isometric Stationery Mock Up Generator

The Isometric Stationery Mock Up Generator by Mockup Zone includes countless real items.<p>The team of Mockup Zone has created a brand new mock up. They …

Graphic Design

America's Oldest Shopping Mall Converted into Microapartments

Take a look inside the spaces of the Arcade Providence<p>The Westminster Arcade in Providence is America's oldest existing shopping mall, with a …

Real Estate

The Psychology Of Color, Summed Up In A Box Of Pencils

That color subtly affects behavior, mood, and thought is something most people know intuitively and that psychologists have backed up with research. In the 1980s, for example, scientists found that painting jail cells with a Pepto-Bismol-like hue calmed aggressive inmates, and the shade henceforth …

Psychology

More Challenging than Product Photography: Produce Photography

Brittany Wright's gradation-based shots let you taste the rainbow<p>Brittany Wright photographs everything from products and spaces to weddings and …

Photography

26 Inspiring Dark Web Designs

Dark hues used in designs elicit from their viewers impressions of elegance and modernity. Continue reading...<b><br>Continue Reading: 26 Inspiring Dark Web</b> …

Dark Web

Large Format Photographs Capture Ornate Opera Houses From Around the World | Colossal

<p>David Leventi photographs the interiors of world famous opera houses, capturing the ornate design of the architecture found inside. Using 4×5″ and …

The Arts