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Update Your WordPress Website with These 4 Plugins

Give Your WordPress Website a Fresh Update with These PluginsPerforming regular updates on your WordPress website will keep it running smoothly, and …

Web Design

5 Best RSS Aggregator Plugins for WordPress

Regardless of what kind of WordPress website you’re running, chances are an RSS aggregator plugin can help you deliver more value through it.RSS …

Google Authenticator will add a formidable layer of protection to your e-mail account

Google Authenticator is a free security app that can protect your accounts against password theft. It's easy to set up and can be used in a process …

Information Systems

Brainstorming Is Dumb

Studies show it produces fewer good ideas than when people think on their own. Thankfully, there’s a better way to work in groups.<p>If you work in an office, your boss has probably forced you into a brainstorming session or two (or 12). Brainstorming, after all, is supposedly a killer way to come up …

15 iPhone Tricks Apple Has Been Hiding From You - Quiet Corner

The ongoing debate between Android and Apple users just got a little more complicated. While both surely have qualities that appeal to all kinds of …

Android News

Are Branding Agencies Still Relevant?

The old way of designing brands is in desperate need of a rethink, writes Edenspiekermann’s Paul Woods.<p>A couple years ago, I was interviewing for a job as digital design director at a (well-known) branding agency. After the usual pleasantries, we landed on the details of what the role would entail. …

Improve Your Design Process With These 4 Deliverables

In an agile process, designers and developers aim to build prototypes and products quicker than ever. Long gone are the days of meticulously …

A Historic South Florida Mansion Reveals Its Lost Stories Through Art

Neon art and drone-shot telenovelas explore the secrets of Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, one of Miami’s best-loved landmarks.<p>Located in Miami’s lush Coconut Grove neighborhood, the majestic beauty of Vizcaya Museum and Gardens spills over into its hidden spaces and secrets. If visitors make their way …

19 Free Website Design Tools

There are plenty of free tools and resources to help with your website design, whether you’re just looking for a little flare or you want ...

Design

The Industrialisation of Design (or why Silicon Valley no longer needs UX designers)

Despite having their roots in Silicon Valley, UX designers are a rare breed inside traditional tech companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter. In …

The Art of Making Coffee the Italian Way

The morning moka: a bleary-eyed ritual involving an aluminum pot (also known as a stovetop percolator or espresso maker), a small mountain of ground coffee, and that gurgling sound that sends people rushing to their kitchen as the coffee begins sputtering and pouring into the top chamber of the pot …

Warm Espresso & Rum Digestif (Ponce Livornese)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: The ultimate cold weather after dinner pick-me-up -- like a hot toddy but with espresso.</i><p>Tuscany's port town of Livorno is famous for its …

Adobe's Project Comet Is a Start-to-Finish UX Design App

Adobe is on a mission to make life easier for designers, and its latest undertaking on that front is something it calls Project Comet. The …

Is Web design becoming irrelevant?

The heart and soul of design is making the user happy.<p>In order to satisfy users, you must design beyond the page. You need to understand the entire journey, especially how people use your website as part of a multi-device experience.<p>So is Web design becoming irrelevant? Or does it require us to …

Livin’ On The Edge: The Precarious Architecture of 7 European Cliff Cities

Long before overcrowding and overpopulation was forcing humanity to think about building vertically, Europeans were already building in, on, and even …

The 20 biggest logo designs of 2014

On the day a new logo design is launched for a familiar brand, the first reactions are usually overwhelmingly negative. Once some time has passed and …

Graphic Design