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Google launches its AI-powered jobs search engine

Looking for a new job is getting easier. Google today launched a new jobs search feature right on its search result pages that lets you search for jobs across virtually all of the major online job boards like LinkedIn, Monster, WayUp, DirectEmployers, CareerBuilder and Facebook and others. Google …

UX master Jared Spool evolves our thinking on design maturity and product vision

Jared Spool is the founder of UIE and co-founder of Center Centre. In our 19th episode, he hits on the topics of UX design’s coming of age, the true role design plays in a business, and dives into the details of what his design school is aiming to do differently.<p>When trying to convince executives …

UX Design

ProtonMail makes its free VPN service available to everyone

ProtonMail, the encrypted email created by CERN and MIT scientists, has released a new product in response to the administration's roll back of Obama-era internet privacy rules. Starting today, you can try out the company's VPN service, which was in beta testing by 10,000 initial users for a year, …

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

How Logos Became the Most Important Quarter-Inch in Business

Suppose Uber—to pick a random example of a distinctly digital-era company—had been founded in 1909. Obviously it would have had a different business …

Graphic Design: Awesome Variations of W Monogram

How many times can you explore the variations of a letter for a logo or symbol? Julien Perraudin has been exploring that with some awesome results. …

Designing a simple web page with mini.css

<i>In this series, we will be walking through some basic ideas and techniques that will help you get started with</i> <i>mini.css</i><i>, as well as understand the</i> …

38 things you should remove from your résumé before it ends up in the 'no' pile

If you want to pass that test, you need to have some solid qualifications — and the perfect résumé to highlight them.<p>Here are 38 things you should strike from your résumé right now.

Social Media

Nice Package: Kaito Coffee In Hudson, Quebec

<b></b>Quebec coffee roaster Kaito keeps their coffee design clean and simple. Co-Founder Holly von Hoyningen Huene tells us that this “comes from our …

Dutch households will use servers to heat their showers for free

A small trial for a clever idea<p>You know just from using a laptop that computers give off a lot of excess heat. For data centers containing tens of thousands of servers, this is a big problem, wasting energy and money. To try and mitigate this, companies have experimented with moving facilities to …

This site expertly pairs fonts using machine learning

As any typography nerd will tell you, pairing fonts on a design project isn’t as simple as you might think. Depending on your objective (to create balance or to tension, or to showcase a particular piece of content, for example), there are various approaches you can take. But what if you’re a …

The 5 basic types of logo and how to use them

Not sure where to start with your logo design? Maybe you should begin by deciding what style of logo it’s going to be.<p>Logo styles can be divided into …

Graphic Design

20 Tools To Help You Create Beautiful Color Palettes

Colors not only reflect your ideas, virtues and add a great visual effect but highly influence human emotions and behavior. However, choosing the right color palette for your project, website or business can be a difficult task.<p>Lucky for you, today I’m sharing a list of 20 tools to help you create …

UI Design

10 Best Tips for Award-Winning Logo Design

Crowdsourcing CEO shares logo design advice from the top designers on crowdSPRING.<p>When starting a new company, it makes sense to become obsessed with perfecting your product -- but what about your brand? Creating a new website has become almost effortless, with sites like Wix and Squarespace. As …

Tantalizing Last Jedi details revealed — including Laura Dern, Benicio Del Toro characters

It’s a bittersweet revelation in <i>The Last Jedi</i> edition of <i>Vanity Fair</i> that tells us Leia’s story was understandably cut short in future films by Carrie …

Timbre is a totally free app for editing video and audio

Good audio and video editing tools are somewhat hard to come by on mobile — a sentiment shared by app developer Xeus. The dev was prompted to create the Timbre: Cut, Join, Convert mp3 app after failing to find a “decent” tool for doing the same in the Play Store. And what Xeus has come up with is …

Apps

Watch: Eight Of The Most Common Typography Mistakes That Designers Tend To Make

Video screenshot via DesignMantic<p><b>Selecting the ideal typeface</b> for a design is crucial; your choice will ultimately affect how successfully the …

Typography

Airbnb’s new open source library lets you design with React and render to Sketch

Today, Airbnb’s design team open sourced its internal library for writing React components that easily render directly to Sketch. Instead of trying to get Sketch to export to code, the Airbnb team spent its time on the opposite — putting the paintbrush in the hands of the engineer.<p>Everyday …

How Elon Musk learns faster and better than everyone else

How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build four multibillion companies by his mid-40s — in four separate fields (software, energy, transportation, and aerospace)?<p>To explain Musk’s success, others have pointed to his heroic work ethic (he regularly works 85-hour weeks), his ability to set …

Learning

Free modern dashboard interface for inspiration

A modern dashboard design interface built in Sketch and released for free by Alan Podemski, Senior Product Designer from Poland.The post Free modern …

Freebies

Industrial Design: AE1 Hand-made Premium Film Camera

AE1 is a concept industrial design and product design project created and shared by Jun Semin on his Behance profile. The beauty of this project in …

How Much Should a Quality Logo Really Cost?

Designing a strong logo can reap endless rewards from increased awareness to sales and, even, long-term loyalty.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most companies know that they simply can’t afford to botch their logo: it will serve as the first impression and ongoing …

Graphic Design

10 essential TED talks for UX designers

<i>Leading web design conference</i> <i>Generate New York</i> <i>is taking place 25-27 April 2018. Speakers include Dan Mall, Val Head, Donna Lichaw, Jason Lengstorf</i> …

Soviet logos

As a side project for the past couple of years, graphic designer Rokas Sutkaitis has been collecting previously unpublished trademarks designed in …

Building a Brand, Part II: Creating a Branding Style Guide

In Part I: What Is A Brand?, we discussed the basic elements of branding and some beginning steps towards building it. Now, to keep you (and all your …

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

Trading

Logoism: A Design Tome Featuring 1,500 Contemporary, Cutting-Edge Logos

<b>If you are</b> a graphic design geek, or simply someone who enjoys looking at brand marks, this freshly published design book would be right up your …

Hundreds of Vintage Posters Are Now Available to Download and Print 100% Free

Soviet propaganda, old liqueurs, and advertisements for 60s airlines— start your printers!<p>If the posters of today still had the look of those of yesteryear, would they still get tagged and trolled as often? Much work today, it seems, lacks the graphic audacity of yore, opting instead for forms and …

The Story Behind The Most Successful Crowdfunded Font In History

Thanks to a 10,000-person waiting list, Futuracha Pro has broken previous records.<p>Up until this week, the most successful crowdfunded font was an almost predictable winner: Black Tie, a flexible, sans-serif typeface that scales from web CSS to apps with all the seamless utility of Helvetica. It was …