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Are Facebook Users Becoming Less Satisfied with the Social Network?

A January 2017 survey of US Facebook users by media research firm Bridge Ratings found that across generations, people are using Facebook less often …

Designer of the Week: Roland Radschopf

Meet Designer of the Week Roland Radschopf, art director of DEMONSTRATIVE, a small Vienna-based studio specializing in art direction and brand …

Typography & Lettering Awards Winners 2016: Typographic Design

<i>Want to see your work featured in</i> Print <i>magazine? Enter the 2017 Regional Design Annual for your chance to be spotlighted!</i><p>Typographic Design Best in …

Graphic Design

5 Pieces of Wisdom from Japanese Graphic Designer Kenya Hara

Tokyo graphic designer Kenya Hara’s name is synonymous with the changing face of contemporary Japanese design. With his brilliantly simple design …

What You Need to Stand Out in a Noisy World

For years, I’ve been grappling with the question of how professionals in an increasingly noisy and frenetic world can ensure their expertise is recognized.<p>In the course of researching my book <i>Stand Out</i>, I interviewed more than 50 top thought leaders across a variety of different fields to elicit …

Execution Is a People Problem, Not a Strategy Problem

Photography by Joe Munroe<p>Paul,* the CEO of Maxreed, a global publishing company, was having trouble sleeping. Publishing is an industry that’s changing even faster than most other fast-changing industries, but Paul wasn’t awake worrying about his strategy. He had a solid plan that took advantage of …

Anatomy of a Great Creative Brief

<i>Learn how to write a creative brief and perfect your business strategy with the Develop a Winning Creative Strategy Ultimate Collection. See what’s</i> …

Creativity

The 50 Best Podcasts of 2016

From politics shows to horror series, highlights from a year of listening<p>Gone are the days of explaining what a podcast is: The arrival of money to the form and a continued increase in listeners has led to another banner year and the premiere of hundreds of shows to suit any listener’s audio …

TV

Colorful Portraits Celebrate The Unique Beauty Of Slavic Folklore By Combining Traditionalism With High-Fashion

Moscow-based photographer Andrey Yakovlev and art director Lili Aleeva, also known as Yakovlev and Aleeva, are a husband-wife duo that creates …

The GINA Smart Coffee Instrument Is Art for Your Kitchen Counter

Functional and stunningly beautiful.<p>The creators of the Goat Mug have released their newest project on Kickstarter in the form of a smart coffee …

This Collective of Boutique Shops Is Looking to Challenge the Holding Company Model

For smaller boutique agencies, it can be difficult to grab the attention of bigger brands and get to work with the likes of Coca-Cola and PepsiCo. …

Concrete Summer House

Designed by Argentinean architect Luciano Kruk, the Concrete Summer House is a distinctly modern structure, but looks perfectly at home in the wooded …

Architecture

8 Must-See Digital Marketing Stats From the Past Week

The past week has been fruitful when it comes to digital marketing stats being revealed. The following eight in particular caught our eye:<p><b>1. What</b> …

Warby Parker is getting better results by reducing managers’ control over workers

The problem Warby Parker faced was not unusual nor particularly complicated: How could the trendy eyewear company make better use of its computer programmers’ time?<p>To solve that mundane quandary, the company could have hired an outside consultant, or reorganized its engineering department.<p>Instead, …

Warby Parker

This Luxurious Penthouse Is an Art Collector's Dream

Brazilian firm Studio MK27 creates an impressive three-story habitat.<p>Architecture firm Studio MK27 has built a stately, yet surprisingly cozy, …

Principles of Areal & Linear Perspective in Typographical Hierarchy

<i>or… Everything I needed to know about type, I learned from my Drawing 1 teacher.</i>When a designer sits down to devise an effective typographical …

Maintaining Your Focus on the Front Lines as Your Company Grows

Maintaining an obsession with the front line—where the company meets the customer—is fundamental to achieving sustainable growth. But as companies get bigger, they have a harder and harder time staying close to their customers and maintaining the sharp, ground-level instincts of a younger company. …

Appreciating the Big Role of Small Businesses

A class at Harvard teaches M.B.A. students the joys—and opportunities—of running a small firm.<p>Why isn’t anyone talking about Joe the Plumber in this presidential election? America’s small-business owners, which he symbolized in the 2008 campaign, are nowhere to be seen. The national attention seems …

Small Business

15+ Worst Newspaper And Magazine Layout Fails Ever

Bad news is bad. Obviously. But sometimes bad news can be unintentionally hilarious.<p>Take a look at these brilliant newspaper and magazine fails for …

Using Data to Strengthen Your Connections to Customers

Customer insight, segmentation, and behavior tracking have proliferated in recent years. But their impact on sales has been underwhelming, primarily because they ignore the needs of one key constituent: the frontline employee working to make the best possible marketing decisions day by day.<p>Across …

10 New Design Books You Need To Read Before Summer Ends

From coffee-table tomes to glossy monographs–and one of the most talked about comics this year.<p>It’s late July: School is out, the heat is oppressive, and summer vacation-brain is imminent. It’s a great time to catch up on your reading, and luckily there are plenty of new books out this summer for …

This Agency Created an Ad-Free, Niche Cooking Magazine

A new magazine hit newsstands this week—a niche cooking magazine called Sous-Vide—and the team behind it might surprise you.<p>While the concept for the …

Tools for Building Perfect Color Palettes

It’s been almost two months since Pantone shocked us with not one, but two colors of the year for 2016. And now it’s time to start creating.<p>What …

Facebook Launches Online Creative Hub in Bid to Simplify Creation of Ads

Facebook ads, like those on many platforms, started out relatively simple. But as Facebook has rolled out ad products at a growing clip, some of the …

The Mistrust of Science

<i>The following was delivered as the commencement address at the California Institute of Technology, on Friday, June 10th.</i><p>If this place has done its job—and I suspect it has—you’re all scientists now. Sorry, English and history graduates, even you are, too. Science is not a major or a career. It is a …

Public Health

Putting the Service-Profit Chain to Work

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This article sets out a simple, elegant, and ultimately tough-minded way to build profitability in a service business. Originally published in 1994, it offers as much today as it did then and is a perennial best seller.<p><b>♦ UPDATE: Learn about companies that are applying this timeless</b> …

Check Out The First Gorgeous Issue of Liminal Stories

A new magazine called <i>Liminal Stories</i> has launched its first issue today, and it’s worth checking out. Dedicated to “publishing fiction that’s just a …

Travel Through Tokyo in This Alluring Hyperlapse Video

Take a five-day tour of the city in under four minutes.<p>During a five-day trip to Tokyo, UK-based cinematographer Christoph Gelep captured the busy …

Instagram

Dover Street Market x NikeLab Roshe Daybreak "Black"

All black everything.<p>Celebrating Dover Street Market’s reopening in London’s Haymarket, the concept store has teamed up with NikeLab — one of its …

Adobe XD Is A Slick UX Design Tool With Zero Learning Curve

Free to try, Adobe XD allows you to go from wireframe to interactive prototype, from desktop to mobile, in seconds.<p>The greatest compliment I can pay to Adobe XD is that it feels like an iPad app, even though it’s made for desktop.<p>While Adobe has been known for its desktop suite of software rooted …