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How I made a font from scratch and got it accepted by Google in 24 hours

From here I created the letters <i>O</i> and <i>B</i> first. I made a decision that any letters that would usually have curves, would have a rounded corner instead. Most letters would be a tall block shape, but with letters like <i>O</i>, <i>B</i> and <i>D</i>, the edges with curves would have rounded corners.<p>The outside corner would …

10 Laws Of UX, Illustrated

A handy guide for remembering Fitts’s Law, Jakob’s Law, and more.<p>Good design tends to follow general principles that give designers overarching guidelines to work within. But for user experience and interface designers, there are also laws that govern the nitty-gritty. For instance, it’s helpful to …

UX Design

6 Signs to Instantly Identify Someone With True Leadership Skills | Inc.com

What are the defining attributes of great leaders? That's the age-old question thought leaders and scholars galore have been attempting to answer in mountains of books and literature.<p>While great leadership, to an extent, can be personal and subjective to the follower, there are universal principles …

Leadership

Universal Principles Of User Experience Design

(This is a sponsored article.) As designers working in an ever-changing field, it’s important that we develop an understanding of the timeless design …

UI Design

Free Sans Serif Typefaces That Could Make Your Projects Look More Sophisticated

Image via Marius Kempken<p><b>Sans serif fonts</b> are often favored for use in modern graphic design, thanks in part to their versatility and readability. …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient | Inc.com

Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" According to researchers, one attribute that certainly helps: …

Self-improvement

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

Learn how to use InDesign to make your own magazine for less than $15

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

The Best Response to the Tricky Interview Question 'Why Are You Leaving Your Current Job?' (Most Answer Incorrectly) | Inc.com

Last week, I discussed how best to answer the question "Why do you want to work here?" I shared what interviewers hear when you provide typical responses and how to craft the perfect response that will demonstrate that you've done your research and the value you can bring to the company.<p>Another …

Employment

Why are America's farmers killing themselves in record numbers?

The suicide rate for farmers is more than double that of veterans. Former farmer Debbie Weingarten gives an insider’s perspective on farm life – and how to help<p>I wrote about farmers’ suicides – and the reaction has been overwhelming<p>It is dark in the workshop, but what light there is streams in …

Mental Health

Here's everything you need to know about blockchains, the ground-breaking tech that could be as disruptive as the internet

From a 'castle' full of bitcoin millionaires to the initial coin offering (ICO) craze, it's hard to escape the chatter about how some people are building their fortunes off the new world of cryptocurrencies. But behind those cryptocurrencies sits a technology called blockchains, which some people …

Blockchain

Research Says This Required Job Skill Will Trump Emotional Intelligence by the Year 2020 | Inc.com

Last year the World Economic Forum (WEF) published its <i>Future of Jobs Report</i>, forecasting thetop 10 job skills required for workers to thrive by 2020, according to global chief human resources officers.<p>Compared side by side to the skills identified as needed in 2015, the shifts we will experience in …

Emotional Intelligence

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Programming

Read the email a Google recruiter sent a job candidate to prepare him for the interview

After the initial screening step, he received an email from the recruiter, telling him what to expect in a phone interview with a senior PM at Google.<p>When he shared it with me, I couldn't believe it. In my work at Recruitring, a candidate prescreening-call platform, I've never seen an email that …

Employment

How to get started with mood boards

Once relatively exclusive to the fashion design industry, nowadays mood boards are everywhere – design, architecture, politics, education, therapy… …

Graphic Design

Collective #288

Inspirational Website of the Week: Thaddé MéneurAn interesting slideshow and some smooth effects combined with some nice typography. Our pick this …

Web Design

7 Brilliant 2017 Calendar Designs

This was a pretty messy year. A contentious election, war across the world, and all manner of tragic deaths among creative people. Personally, I need …

Letterpress

Microsoft's redesigned Paint app for Windows 10 looks awesome

Microsoft New Paint App<p>Microsoft’s redesigned Paint app for Windows 10 looks awesome<p>Click To Tweet<p>Microsoft is building a Windows 10 version of its …

Inspiring Examples of Animated Forms

When you think about it, the most common method for website interaction is either via a contact form to get in touch with you, a login form to access …

Adobe photoshop CS5 Serial Number + Crackis Here! - {Latest}

Adobe photoshop CS5 Serial Number Crack Free Download<p><b>Adobe Photoshop CS5 Serial number</b> plus keygen full version is better graphic software. However, …

Free Polygon Backgrounds and Textures

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>Polygon backgrounds are pretty famous among web designers. Most of the polygon environments are …

How To Read People: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Body Language

90 Instagram accounts to follow for daily graphic design inspiration

When it comes to getting a daily dose of inspiration for your graphic design projects, nothing beats the visual delights of Instagram. From global …

Designer Creates 13 Perfect Circles to Draw Almost Any Animal

Everyone’s favorite blue bird—the Twitter logo—has a well-kept secret hidden in its design: the iconic character was created using 13 perfect circles that overlap and comprise its graceful curved wings and upward gaze. Inspired by this little-known fact, Toronto-based art director Dorota Pankowska …

Complexity
Product Management

Lawn Chemicals Linked to 2 Types of Cancer in Dogs

Lawn Chemicals Linked to 2 Types of Cancer in Dogs<p><i>Spring is here, Summer is just around the corner, and there is nothing as inviting as a lush green</i> …

Mercedes-Benz

How to become a highly paid freelancer while keeping your day job

Since I began freelancing just over a year ago, I've had the opportunity to work with nearly a dozen high-growth startups and world-class experts.<p>What's more, I've never had to negotiate for the premium prices I charge for my content marketing services.<p>Because I've done such an effective job of …

Employment

3 smart choices I've made with my money in the first 6 months of my son's life

While most babies his age have already mastered rolling over, I'm convinced that his over-sized head (87th percentile) makes it especially challenging for him to complete that rotation. As a new parent, I spend a lot of time over-analyzing these small things.<p>As new parents, the small things consume …

Personal Finance