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3 Perfect Color Combinations We Don't See Nearly Enough

Black and white. Blue and yellow. Gray and...just about everything. In the world of color palettes, there exists many safe bet, go-to combinations. …

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Typography: Noway Font + Icons Free Download

Noway font plus icons is a graphic design and typography post shared by atipo ® on their Behance profile. Noway was originally designed as a …

Free typography resources: The big list

Everyone, even non-designers, can agree that the smallest typographical change can make a world of difference (*cough* <i>Warren Beatty</i> *cough*). …

Here's How Designers Style a Youthful Bedroom That Still Feels All Grown Up

Teen bedroom ideas that pay tribute to an adolescent's style while also keeping the family home looking refined and cohesive are hard to come by. So …

Free Font of the Week: Audrey

Welcome to <b>Free Font of the Week</b>, where we showcase our favorite free font finds! We are constantly browsing the web to bring you the best content. We …

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Advantages of prototyping from a psychological point of view

<b>Enhanced communication does not only affect the product costs</b><p>In software or design development, prototyping was shown to enhance communication …

Our 12 Favorite Kitchen Products from the 2017 iF Design Awards

A product’s utility is only as good as its design. If it’s not intuitive, or simply doesn’t look good, it’s not going to catch on. Since 1953, the iF …

Design Thinking Is Not a Silver Bullet. Sorry.

<b>Innovation Needs More Than Just a Process</b><p><i>“Learning how to drive a car won’t turn you into a Formula 1 driver.”</i><p>Everyone’s seems to be (talking about) …

Oblique strategies - defeat creative block

(Organic) machinery<p>A line has two sides<p>A very small object -Its centre<p>Abandon desire<p>Abandon normal instructions<p>Accept advice<p>Accretion<p>Adding on<p>Allow …

Calling Bullshit.

<b>The world is awash in bullshit.</b> Politicians are unconstrained by facts. Science is conducted by press release. Higher education rewards bullshit over …

A Visual Guide To Statistics

A Brown University student creates math lessons for the more visually inclined among us.<p>Statisticians are one of the fastest growing jobs in the country–and for good reason. “As data becomes more and more a part of people’s lives, statistics is becoming more a part of people’s lives,” says Daniel …

These Amazing 2017 Fonts Will Make You Forget Your ‘Comic Sans’ Allergy

<b>2017 is</b> the year of bigger, bolder, and brighter designs, making it important for your designs to stand out more than ever.<p><b>Sadly, that’s</b> usually …

Typography

Books that inspired me to become the creative person I’m today

Today, I feel creatively confident. And, that has obviously added to my overall confidence. But, it didn’t happen overnight. Over the years I’ve put …

How to choose and pair typefaces

The act of choosing two typefaces is probably the first (and often most difficult) task you do when creating a new design. Many people get stuck …

The typography fix that could have stopped the Oscars Best Picture blunder

There was a major twist ending and a major snafu at the very end of the 2017 Academy Awards for the category of Best Picture. The wrong winner was declared. If you look back on the footage and analyze it, you could read on presenter Warren Beatty’s face that something was not right just before the …

The End of the Age of Squircle?

copyright frog 2010<p>Simplicity is good. Yes, we’ve all learned this by now – we want our products intuitive, easy to use, easy to understand… human …

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