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35 Stunning Logo Designs That Were Unfortunately Rejected

Just because you do awesome work does not mean that you’ll get one approval after another. Such is the reality of life, something that proves to be …

Vintage Fonts: 35 Adverts From the Past

<i>Before there was Typekit, before there was Fonts.com, DaFont or Google Fonts, designers had to share their typefaces the old-fashioned way—via print</i> …

Interaction Design Mistakes That Drive Us Nuts

Interaction design can separate the quality sites from the rest of the crowd – <i>if</i> done well. If, however, there are glaring errors in the designs, it …

Detox Your Design: 8 UI Elements to Eliminate

Is your design starting to look old? Old and out-of-date user interface elements can make a site feel much more dated than it actually is.Here, we …

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Do You Know Who Holds Your Office Together?

A happily married couple we know advises that you should treat your spouse at least as well as you do a stranger. This advice holds true at work as well. What would it look like if managers were as polite and nurturing to one another and their subordinates as they are to customers? What if C-suite …

Ridley Scott Likes Alien as Much as You Do

With <i>Alien</i> and <i>Blade Runner</i>, Ridley Scott cemented his place as one of the best science fiction filmmakers of all time. And he'll be the first to tell …

Enamored Magicians: The Hermetic World of Jess and Robert DuncanJess, “Emblems for Robert Duncan II, 4 (the ayre of the music…

Enamored Magicians: The Hermetic World of Jess and Robert Duncan<p>Jess, “Emblems for Robert Duncan II, 4 (the ayre of the music carries)” (1989), collage, 4 ¼ x 5…

Sosu Barrel-Aged Sriracha

In recent years Sriracha seems to have taken over the condiment world, fitting into countless recipes and onto an equal number of dishes. Considering the spicy sauce's range of applications, and our widely publicized love of whiskey, it's no surprise we were drawn to the new barrel-aged sriracha …

Helvetica Sucks! Worst Typeface Ever.

Helvetica sucks.<p>Most people who use Helvetica, use it because it’s ubiquitous. It’s like going to McDonald’s instead of thinking about food. Because …

50 Web Designs with Beautiful Creative Typography

<b>Typography on the web</b> comes in two formats; firstly there’s the classic image replacement technique which allows for beautiful typographic designs, …

Best Typography of 2013

We continue our tradition with a new <i>“Best of”</i> week where we’ll presented a post each day containing the absolute best pieces from our inspiration …

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Inspiration from Beautifully Designed Packages & Labels

Here at WDL we believe that beautifully designed packages and labels are a great source of inspiration. It is great to see how designers create …

Combining Punk Music and Swiss Modernism

As an ongoing project, graphic designer Mike Joyce has created a huge 250+ poster series that pulls from his passion for punk music and Swiss …

25 Examples of Big Typography in Web Design

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13 Examples of Illustrations and Hand Drawn Elements in Web Design

Illustrations and hand drawn elements in web design can add personality while grabbing the user’s attention. And as long as you don’t turn your page …

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60 Free Clean Fonts for Your Next Project

Are you struggling to find that particular font that matches your creative vision? Well, you have come to the right place. We have collected 60 free …