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The 1970s Design Manual That Quietly Shaped Everything You Use Today

Humanscale is as relevant today as it was in the 1970s–and it’s being reissued through Kickstarter.<p>The 1970s has been a frequently revisited decade in the design world lately, most notably in the resurgence of reissued graphic standards manuals from that era. For many graphic designers, the …

7 great infographics by graphic design agencies

At Creative Bloq, we get sent a lot of infographics by PRs in the hope that our coverage will help them go viral. There’s nothing wrong with that, …

Design Plagiarism Is A Serious Problem–This Startup’s AI Could Help

It’s an omnipresent fear for companies and designers alike. Deep learning might hold the solution.<p>There are two competing nightmare scenarios for any company unveiling a new brand or logo. The first is that the internet will rise up in righteous indignation about how awful it is or what part of …

Get Started with Design Thinking

Design thinking is a methodology for creative problem solving. You can use it to inform your own teaching practice, or you can teach it to your …

Ailerons Typeface – Free Font!

Ailerons Typeface, a free font designed by Adilson Gonzales de Oliveira Junior.Inspired by aircraft models from the 1940s, the typeface was …

Typography

Ecommerce Website Design Templates, Drag and Drop Design

Give your brand a stunning home without writing any code<p>Drag & drop design<p>Easily customize your design using our suite of code-free drag & drop …

Web Design

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 …

10 Web Design Trends to Try in 2017

You're reading 10 Web Design Trends to Try in 2017, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

UI Design

The 10 Best Data Visualization Articles of 2016 (and Why They Were Awesome)

2016 was an astounding year for insightful, informative data visualization articles — here were the top 10 I saw all year (in no particular order), …

Top UI Design Trends to Expect in 2017

Serif Combos by Marina Matijaca for Spelar<p>This guest column is authored by John Stone, SEO Consultant at Nirmal Web Design<p>The last couple of year saw …

UI Design

Design teams—are you using Figma yet?

Remember when everybody stopped using Photoshop and started using Sketch? It’s happening again.<p>There’s already been plenty written about why Figma is …

20 prototyping and wireframing tools for web designers

Having a good prototyping or wireframing tool will help you see the bigger picture, be more creative, and ease your workflow as a web designer.<p>This …

Which Colors to Avoid in Web Design

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>Colors are the heart of any advertisement that decides how successfully it will promote your brand, …

Business Card Inspiration

In my opinion, with all the tech and gadgets that is available to us. I still feel that giving away your business card (after a first client meeting, …

25 Practical Blogs To Sharpen Your Coding Skills

The coding world might seem overwhelming at times – but when you pop, you can’t stop. So you might think you already know a lot, but there are always ways to sharpen your coding skills.<p>In the days of fast development, especially in the technology field, it’s hard to keep up, and the theory books …

Tutorials

My Minimalist Animal Illustrations

A collection of animal illustrations where I use the background colour to integrate the shape and colour of the animal.

The Golden Rules Of Bottom Navigation Design

Design is more than just good looks – something all designers should know. Design also covers how users <i>engage</i> with a product. Whether it's a site or …

Web Design

This Exercise Will Help You Generate More Ideas (and Reveal What You're Getting Wrong About Creativity)

Creativity is really just a fancy form of remixing.<p>If you're like most people, you think that creativity is a mysterious, even magical, process by which new concepts and ideas are summoned out of the ether--ready to change the world. Partly, this is because of the somewhat random nature of …

How Visual Designers Can Stay Relevant In A Post-Screen World

Yes, you’ll have to learn to code. But that’s only the start.<p>This morning, while struggling to manage a stubborn basset hound in one hand and a bag of his poop in the other, I attempted to play the new Green Day record on my iPhone. Pressing the headphone button, I uttered the words I thought I’d …

Apply Responsive Design to Your Website with These Easy Steps

Without a doubt, good content gets you the audience. Yet, that alone won’t keep them coming back. Responsive design is the other major feature you …

15 Great Google Font Combinations For Your Next Design Project

Designers often spend a lot of time deciding which typefaces to pair up and most sites just give one-sentence examples that don’t offer a real …

Typography

The GQ Watch Guide 2016

Whether you're into divers, chronographs or drivers <i>GQ</i>, rounds up the best men's watches you need to know about this year. From Alpina to …

Why Marketers Should Focus On 'Magic Moments'

There are tons of amazing products that come to market everyday. The saturation of mobile apps, hardware toys, and “industry disrupters” seem to be never ending.<p>With all the noise in the market, it’s never been harder for marketers to standout from the crowd. This need to differentiate causes CMOs …

Marketing

Revolutionary Jacket Packs 15 Features Every Traveler Wants into One Stylish Garment

Traveling can be an uncomfortable experience, from fumbling with your luggage to being too hot or cold. To help make your journey a more pleasant one, BauBax has combined 15 travel necessities into one jacket. They're things we often yearn for while flying or riding, but don't want to juggle, …

Crowd Funding

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

Michael Jackson’s personal meditation coach Deepak Chopra shares 11 simple tricks to enhance brain power

He's also known for being a good friend and personal meditation coach of the late pop icon Michael Jackson.<p>Last year, Chopra shared a slide deck based on his book, "Super Brain," that shows 11 ways to better-inspire your brain.<p>These are simple yet powerful tips that can help any type of business …

Focus on Winning Either Hearts or Minds

We’ve all heard the axiom that to persuade others effectively, we have to win both the hearts and minds of our audience. For people who are naturally persuasive (or overwhelmingly charismatic) this comes naturally. The rest of us have to cultivate the ability to persuade others. All too often …

How to Earn Respect as a Leader

<i>In this adaptation from his new book, the CEO of Red Hat, Jim Whitehurst, shares advice for how to build credibility in an organization — especially if you are new to it, have a different background than others on your team, or are not in a position of authority.</i><p>How would you be perceived in your …