Jason Gemenis

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Seven routes from designer to Creative Director

In the creative business, moving ‘up the ranks’ from the role of designer to creative director is a common aspiration. But, it’s not always as easy …

6 Inspiring Design Documentaries

You're reading 6 Inspiring Design Documentaries, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

8 big portfolio trends for 2017

While good design doesn’t always mean following the big trends, it’s good to at least know what they are. So in that spirit, this post presents eight …

This 1 Activity Could Make You More Creative Every Day for the Rest of the Year | Inc.com

As another winter comes to an end, you might be thinking about (or procrastinating) sprucing up your home. But you might not want to stop--or start--there. Science has shown that a round of spring cleaning in your office space could help you be more productive, creative, and motivated. Struggling …

Creativity

15 Online Design Tools To Help You Create Stunning Visual Content

Beautiful design and great visual content play a great part in today’s economy. It doesn’t matter in what field you specify – you might be a writer or entrepreneur wanting to sell your services or products.<p>The main difficulty is that hiring a competent designer might be expensive and if you run a …

Infographics

Lady Gaga Signs With Bud Light for New Campaign

Bud Light is hooking up with Lady Gaga in a new TV ad debuting tonight during "Sunday Night Football," as the nation's largest beer continues its …

How Facebook Is Dominating the 2016 Election

Social network’s vast reach and micro-targeting tools are manna for political advertisers<p>By<p>Christopher Mims<p>Christopher Mims<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@mims<p>christophermims<p>christopher.mims@wsj.com<p>Citigroup Inc. projects that spending on political ads on Facebook Inc. FB 2.58% could surpass …

Cambridge Analytica

31 nifty tips to save big money in your household

If you look after the pennies, the pounds will take care of themselves. At least that's how the saying goes, so we found a host of brilliant ways you …

Apple Watch Series 2 teardown reveals secret to waterproofing, beefier battery, 2nd mic

iFixit didn’t waste any time on a teardown of the iPhone 7 Plus, and has now done the same with the new Apple Watch Series 2.<p>The main discovery is a much higher-capacity battery. The 273mAh battery offers almost a third more capacity than the 205mAh one in the first-gen Watch. However, all that …

iPhone 7 Plus teardown shows what Apple put in place of the headphone jack

By now, we all know: the iPhone’s headphone jack is gone. But a related mystery over what had actually taken its place has now been solved.<p>The …

Mobile Technology

Take a walk through a smart, connected home which does not break the bank

What affordable Internet of Things (IoT) technology can you find in my house?<p>The Internet of Things (IoT), which encompasses networked, Bluetooth and …

The iPhone's hardware may be closed, but iOS is more open than ever

By removing the headphone jack, Apple made the iPhone 7 the most closed computer it has ever built. Steve Jobs always seemed interested in hiding the gross underbelly of computers away from consumers, and Apple has been moving in that direction for years with the iPhone, iPad and Mac.<p>That's only …

Apps

How Influencers are Changing the Startup Landscape

The age of big endorsements is coming to an end. As access to information and content increases, so does the desire for authenticity. Millennials are …

17 Facebook tips and tricks you probably never heard about - Pocket-lint

Facebook has been around for a while, but chances are, you have no idea about the several hidden features buried within the social network.<p>It's easy …

7 iPhone and iPad apps for learning new design skills

If you’re going to have a career as a creative professional, you need to be prepared for a lifetime of learning. But that’s not a bad thing. Whether …

Help! Photoshop is too complicated. What should I use?

“Visuals have so much more impact than lots of text,” Canva CEO Melanie Perkins says.<p>[Editor’s note: If you enjoy this podcast, don’t miss the <b>design challenge</b>,below.]<p>There was a time when only professionals needed design tools like Adobe’s Photoshop.<p>That time is over, Canva CEO Melanie Perkins said …

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The Ultimate Way to Increase Motivation, According to Neuroscience

Igniting your passion is easier than you think.<p>Motivation is the key to success for many aspiring entrepreneurs.<p>It's one thing to enjoy the idea of something, but actually achieving your goals takes a reservoir of motivation. Whether you're an entrepreneur, small business owner, or someone looking …

The ad blockers publishers don’t want you to know about

No one likes ads. At least not the way people like <i>Stranger Things</i> or <i>Pokémon Go</i>.<p>Ads are—unfortunately—everywhere, especially on the internet—and …

Digital Advertising

Why Under Armour’s Michael Phelps Ad Is One of the Most Shared Olympics Spots Ever

This summer, Michael Phelps is swimming for his last time at the Olympics and collecting a few more gold medals along the way. Outside of his …

Victoria's Secret's main competitor is releasing a lingerie commercial that's unlike anything we've ever seen

It's going to be launching a television ad that will feature a curvy model — Aerie's spokesmodel Iskra Lawrence— in the same commercial as Daniela Lopez, who has posed for Victoria's Secret's Pink brand.<p>It's rare to see curvy models in the same commercials as straight-size models, let alone a model …

Advertising

Snapchat has hired 3 people from a startup that was bought last year for $50 million

Shift was a social advertising platform that hooked into all the major sites — Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and so on — and let marketers serve content across them and analyze those campaigns.<p>The company was bought by Brand Networks, a larger social marketing company, for $50 …

7 Campaigns Honored for Creative Excellence in Sports Advertising at the Clio Sports Awards

Seven agencies walked away with Grand Clio awards Thursday night in New York at the third annual Clio Sports Awards honoring creative excellence in …

#Gardening : Natural water gardens

DIY & Crafts, Gardening<p>As anyone who has snorkeled can attest, the cool aquamarine light underwater casts an enchanted glow on everything in its …

Apple Music for Android updated with playback + sorting issue fixes

Apple Music for Android — one of Apple’s three apps on Google’s platform — has an update today that includes fixes for both playback and sorting issues. Here’s the change log for version 0.9.11:<p>WHAT’S NEWThis update resolves a playback issue where songs skip over the first two seconds of music. It …

Your guide to secret iPhone codes

Your iPhone has been keeping secrets from you. But now you can learn how to use them yourself.<p>Every iPhone has a hidden “Field Test Mode” that will …

THE PAYMENTS INDUSTRY EXPLAINED: The Trends Creating New Winners And Losers In The Card-Processing Ecosystem

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Digital disruption is rocking the payments industry. But merchants, consumers, and the companies that help move money …

Advertisers are backing away from Twitter Moments

Twitter Moments is falling out of favor with advertisers, according to a scoop from Digiday.<p>Moments launched in October, and acts as a visual curation portal for trending news, sports and lifestyle stories on the platform. In December, news broke that Twitter was asking for $1 million from …

Facebook Expands On Its Live Video Policy

Facebook has come under mounting pressure to address questions and concerns about its policies toward live video, particularly after people used the site’s ”Live” tool to stream footage of deadly shootings in the U.S. this week. The company offered a fuller statement about its policies on live …

Social Media

Law firms of the future will be filled with robot lawyers

Instead of hiring expensive assistants to pore over cases and sort through tickets, law firms are increasingly turning toward artificially-intelligent machines to do the expensive menial jobs instead.<p>They are creating a future in which a costly and inefficient legal system actually becomes an …