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Why designers need to learn to code

Learning to code might seem unnecessary for designers, particularly if you're working exclusively in print design. However, if you think you don't …

Web Design

10 free tools for creating infographics, images and more

In the world of PR and marketing, visuals rule.<p>You can boost interest and engagement with your social media and blog posts by adding compelling …

Editorial Design and Illustration for Public-sector Publications

Marçal Prats shared a beautiful post showcasing the editorial design and illustration work done for very important publications. These public-sector …

Best Data Visualization Tools for Startups

Turn your small business's data into attractive and informative graphics.

Scientific reasons people are wired to respond to visual marketing

By the time you read this introduction and go through the infographic, there will be 350,000 tweets on Twitter, and 136,000 photos uploaded on …

Fontsmith releases its ambitious typeface, FS Industrie, available in 70 variants

London-based type foundry Fontsmith has released its most ambitious typeface to date, FS Industrie. Designed around five different widths and seven …

Lovely Icons for Creative Professionals

120 icons for photographers, designers, bloggers, digital influencers, and creative freelancers.Diana Hlevnjak of Polar Vectors has created this …

Jukebox Music » #1 African Music & Video Downloads Website

VIDEO: Ms. Chief ft Tipsy – Bust My Head<p>When was the last time you saw a female feature a female in the Nigerian music industry. I...<p>AB Crazy – …

These Onion-y Turmeric Eggs Are the Perfect Breakfast Comfort Food

Andy Baraghani shares his dad's classic recipe.<p>My father is not a great cook. My father is not even really a good cook—apologies!—but he does three things very well when it comes to food. He makes the most weird and wonderful pickles, extremely fragrant and glossy jams, and an amazing egg breakfast.<p>…

STEM may be the future—but liberal arts are timeless

Recently I was part of a dinner conversation attended by a range of leaders in the tech world, from people running incubators and accelerators to ad agencies and design studios. The guest list included representatives from Facebook, Grand Central Tech, BetaWorks, IDEO, and Ipsos.<p>But despite their …

Humanities

How to write engaging case studies for your portfolio

Project case studies are one of the most important yet overlooked parts of building a design portfolio. In our efforts to design the perfect …

Font Trends For 2018—Illustrated With Beautiful, Free-To-Download Typefaces

<b>There’s no</b> denying the power that typography holds in design; big-name companies like Coca-Cola, YouTube and IBM have recently adopted custom …

7 Ways to Jump Into UX Design From Graphic Design

There’s good news for graphic designers looking to make a career shift into UX design: You already have a strong foothold on the skills needed to get …

Neville Brody designs Coca-Cola's first ever own-brand typeface

Coca-Cola has revealed its new typeface designed by British graphic designer Neville Brody, marking the first time that the brand has had its own …

5 typography trends for 2018

Typography trends – like graphic design trends, or colour trends – rarely appear out of nowhere. Instead, they evolve and grow as they move from the …

Review of Popular Interface Design Trends in 2017

The new year 2018 is closer and closer, so stepping into a phase of fresh challenges and new horizons, we would like to look back and remember what …

Top 10 Web Design Trends From 2017

As another year comes to a close we can marvel at the massive growth in the design space. There’s no denying this year was an active one that’s seen …

Write Stronger Sentences With the 2-3-1 Trick

In my six semesters as an English major, this is the best thing I learned: When in doubt, put the best bit of a sentence at the end, the next-best …

The 10 Most Popular Open Source Front-End Web UI Kits

You can save loads of development time by working with frontend UI kits. The most popular is Bootstrap although far too many homogeneous sites rely …

Are You a Divergent Thinker? Take This Simple Paper Clip Test to Find Out | Inc.com

I love the word <i>metacognition</i>. It means to <i>think about thinking</i>, and it's a favorite topic of mine because it can really help motivate us, find success, or advance a cause. It's not navel-gazing, and it's not just being analytical. It's a process of understanding why we think, how we think, and what …

Creativity

Great Questions Lead to Great Design: A Guide to the Design Thinking Process

Great designers help teams and stakeholders make better decisions by using questions to identify opportunities, reveal underlying needs, and …

I Ate This Entire Batch of Pistachio Cookies in 3 Days Because They’re That Good

Do you know what goes really well with pistachio cookies? Wine. And Fleetwood Mac.<p>Some people call this time of year cuffing season, but I prefer cookie season instead. For as long as I can remember, my mom would turn her kitchen into a chocolate chip cookie factory in December. But I’m at that …

Dessert

Top 10 Most Influential Fonts in Graphic Design

10 highly professional fonts that had a strong influence on the history and evolution of contemporary typography and graphic design.Of course, there …

An Online Guide to 350 International Art Styles & Movements: An Invaluable Resource for Students & Enthusiasts of Art History

If you majored in art history, you no doubt have lasting memories, and possibly painful ones, of long nights spent in the library memorizing the …

<b>Why Authentic Storytelling Should Be Your Marketing Strategy</b> | Inc.com

Authenticity is attractive. While most people are inherently suspicious of brands, 80 percent of consumers say that authentic content can compel them to engage with a company. In a world increasingly filled with "fake news," "alternative facts," and a deluge of marketing messages, people yearn for …

Marketing

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

7 Web Designing Trends You Should Know About

This column is authored by Rakesh Patel, Marketing Manager, eTatvasoft Each andThe post 7 Web Designing Trends You Should Know About appeared first …

It’s time to kill the personal website

It’s the year 2017 — social media sites are competing for attention, and even the powerful and highly-regarded use blogging sites like Medium. With that in mind, does the average user need a personal website?<p>Who are You, and What do You Want?<p>Usually I see people put together personal websites to …

Personal Information

New infographic helps you colour match your branding

As we know, using colour in branding effectively is key to a campaign's success. But how can designers be sure which colours are suitable for which …

Most Powerful Typefaces To Have Impacted The World Of Branding Graphic Design

Composite image by DesignTAXI<p><b>As unnoticeable as typefaces</b> might appear to the mass public, designers are fully aware of the impact and tone that …