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Watch: 15 Graphic Design Trends For 2018

<b>Philip VanDusen,</b> founder and chief creative officer of NYC-based Verhaal Brand Design, lays bare 15 trends that graphic designers should note for …

Graphic Design

Starbucks Just Made a Major Announcement That Will Stun Customers | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You go to Starbucks every morning.<p>You buy your life-saving, bean-based potion.<p>And what do you do with the cup?<p>Many people just throw them away. They don't recycle them.<p>Worse, many of the cups …

Coffee

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 …

Marketing

Top 10 Social Media Management Tools You Should Try Now

Chatbots are a significant new tool for the business use of social media.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social media has dominated the internet for over a decade, and using the right social media management tools makes all the difference. But social media and its …

Marketing

6 Tips for Marketers Who Want to Connect in a Meaningful Way With Millennials

While brand experiences have grown in scope, scale, sophistication and effectiveness in recent years, there are a host of new issues and challenges …

Marketing

Marketing to Millennials: 5 Massive Trends That Are Leading the Way

Millennials are a big deal. Not only are they the largest generation since the Baby Boom, but they’re also about to enter their prime purchasing …

Marketing

A guide to millennial marketing

Marketing can be a difficult occupation—and marketing to the millennial generation can be even tougher.<p>First and foremost, the younger demographic …

Marketing

The Power Of User-Generated Content With Tomer Tagrin Of YOTPO

As a fellow marketer, I’m sure you’d agree that generating a consistent stream of engaging content across multiple marketing channels is exhausting. Combine that with the steadily-increasing number of companies generating their own content (76% of marketers plan to produce more content in 2016), …

Marketing

Today’s Workplace Is A Stage, Not An Office

As he launches a new line of workplace furniture with Knoll, David Rockwell explains what office designers can learn from set design.<p>To architect David Rockwell, the best clients are a lot like great theater directors. “They know what they want, but they don’t describe what it looks like,” he says. …

Furniture

Stop overthinking UX and try the coffee shop test

If you work in product development you hear a lot about user interface (UI) and user experience (UX). When people don’t really know what they are talking about, they use these terms interchangeably, along with buzz phrases like “human-centric design,” “process guided customer control groups,” and …

The Future Of Tangible Interfaces: 5 Insights Backed By Science

How much do we really know about what makes an interaction pleasurable for a user? These researchers are quantifying the guessing game.<p>Last week, researchers came together in the Dutch city of Eindhoven for the 10th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction. The …

Kitchens

How to design for human behaviour: 5 pro tips

Our two-volume series Interaction Design Best Practices delves into the details of the art of interaction design: how different interaction elements …

UI Design

Visual planning for designers

Stanfy's Anna Iurchenko goes over how she uses the Chronodex template to use her time wisely as well as manage her professional and personal …

UX Design

How To Write an “About Me” Page That Gets You Hired

About pages are hard. You have one page to summarize who you are, what you do, and how you’re different in a clear, concise, and confident way. No …

Creative Writing

The Most Important Design Jobs Of The Future

Designers at Google, Microsoft, Autodesk, Ideo, Artefact, Teague, Lunar, Huge, New Deal, and fuseproject predict 18 new design jobs.<p>Yesterday’s graphic designers are today’s UX designers. Will tomorrow’s UX designers be avatar programmers, fusionists, and artificial organ designers? Yes, according …

Design

How Complex Systems And Chaos Theory Work, According To Emoji

How do neighborhoods become segregated, forest fires spread, and herd immunity work? Emoji can help explain it all.<p>Emoji are a great way to express yourself. Through Simulating the World, the latest interactive web toy by artist Nicky Case, they’re more than just cute stickers. They become a tool …

Emoji

The Next Phase Of UX: Designing Chatbot Personalities

When the conversation is the interface, experience design is all about crafting the right words.<p>You may have heard that “conversational interfaces” are the new hotness in digital product design. Why open and close a bunch of apps on your phone to get stuff done when you can invoke a …

Chatbots

Jony Ive interview: The story of the Apple Pencil

Exclusive interview: Sir Jonathan Ive tells Rhiannon Williams how the Apple Pencil came to be, and why old habits shouldn’t always die hard<p>Reinventing an object billions of people across the world know and use every day is no mean feat. The humble pencil has been around for thousands of years, with …

6 Creatives. 7 Days. 1 Campaign.

<b>DAY 1: THE BRIEF</b> <br>(Length: 17:07) <br>Watch this episode<p><b>DAY 2: HEADS DOWN</b> <br>(Length: 13:16) <br>Watch this episode<p><b>DAY 3: THE PITCH</b> <br>(Length: 27:56) <br>Watch this …

San Francisco

Beyond usability: Designing with persuasive patterns

Cards.ui-patterns.com<p>Traditionally, UI design has its focus on improving usability for the user. Persuasive design has its focus on improving motivation.<p>Learn how to apply psychology to design engaging digital experiences that make people take action. For this, we will examine how we are as humans, …

The Most Important Part of the Creative Life

There are countless books, products, and resources geared towards aiding the creative process. There’s so much to learn and consume. What’s an artist …

How Pixar Fosters Collective Creativity

<b>♦ Listen to Ed Catmull discuss managing creativity.</b><p>A few years ago, I had lunch with the head of a major motion picture studio, who declared that his central problem was not finding good people—it was finding good ideas. Since then, when giving talks, I’ve asked audiences whether they agree with …

Comparing the ROI of Content Marketing and Native Advertising

Many companies today rely on content marketing and native advertising to gain visibility for their brand — after all, 70% of people say they’d rather learn about products through content rather than through traditional advertising. But is either content marketing or native advertising a surefire …

Marketing

Meet Your New Marketing Team: Data Scientists, Journalists and Software Developers

Over the past 20 years, the field of marketing has evolved and expanded. Once viewed as purely a branding and awareness exercise, marketing in the …

How to set up Google Analytics widgets and heatmaps to track email conversions

<i>Sean Kim is the creator of The Growth List, helping you create a business around your lifestyle. This post originally appeared on AccelBlog.</i><p>Many of you have probably heard of Google Analytics already. It tracks the basic website activities of your blog/website, such as unique traffic, traffic …

11 of 2014’s Most Epic Dessert Mashups

We’ve talked about the hot fashion collabs that were released in time for the holiday season, but we’ve got one more sweet collaboration worth chatting about with your friends. Yep, we’re talking hybrid sweets — two pastries that tied the knot to create a super-hybrid food you won’t find in your …

Dessert

How Different Cultures Understand Time

In the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Mexico employ time in such diametrically opposing manners that it causes intense friction between the two peoples.<p>In Western Europe, the Swiss attitude to time bears little relation to that of neighboring Italy.<p>Thais do not evaluate the passing of …

Cherry Blossom

Pixar Cofounder Ed Catmull on Failure and Why Fostering a Fearless Culture Is the Key to Groundbreaking Creative Work

<i>“Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before,”</i> Neil Gaiman urged in his commencement-address-turned-manifesto-for-the-creative life. <i>“The chief trick to making good mistakes is not to hide them — especially not from yourself,”</i> philosopher Daniel …