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Culture predictions for 2017

Telegraph culture critics offer up their predictions for 2017, including the continued rise of on demand TV and the best art exhibitions, theatre and films to look forward to in the coming year.<p>On demand TV in 2017: <i>Anne of Green Gables, American Gods</i> and JK Rowling's <i>Strike Series</i><p>By Ben Lawrence, …

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Why Throwing Yourself Into the Unknown Can Be the Best Thing You Can Do to Yourself

Most of us are scared of diving into the unknown, of uncertainty, of unfamiliarity, of not knowing what's going to happen. We are scared that things could go wrong, that things will be uncomfortable, and that things might not go as expected.<p>But throwing yourself into the unknown can be very …

Positive Thinking

Employer branding: Why it’s time marketing, execs, and HR worked together

When working at Virgin circa 1993 I recall the managing director of Virgin Games, Tim Chaney, claiming that the Virgin brand was one of the most recognized brands in the U.K. At the time, Richard Branson was building his empire on service/product promise, savvy advertising and word of mouth — well …

Retro Effects for Photoshop and Illustrator

Add rich and perfectly made halftones to your work in seconds with this set of 18 Procreate halftone brushes.<p>Bring eye-catching touches to your …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Infographic: Graphic design terms that communicators should know

Infographics are among the most popular forms of visual content.<p>Though communicators are skilled at developing infographics' strategy and copy, …

Infographic Maker Guide: 20 Cool Infographic Creator Tools That Will Turn You Into A Designer

Imagine you are an infographic maker god who can take 1,000 words and help people digest that information in only a few seconds.<p>An infographic, put …

12 Enjoyable Steps to a More Balanced Life

We tend to go over to the extremes in our search for more pleasure, when instead we should be looking for more balance if we want to live a happier …

13 Highly Useful Skills You Can Learn in a Minute

Everyone loves a good life hack, especially if it’s super quick to pick up.<p>While one minute may not seem like a lot of time to master a useful skill, …

Is Flat Design a Web Design Standard That’s Here to Stay? 10 Designers Chip In

These days, the number one thing that’s required of web designers working on anything (that’s <i>anything</i>) is to make sure that their creation “has this …

Never Check Your Email Before Noon

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>Dana Vollmer did not have an easy road to the Olympics.<p>Vollmer is an olympic …

Super Simple Social Media Strategy: Get Big Results

The Social Media Marketing Cycle<p><b>The key to social media is to show up, be generous in your contributions and pay-it-forward</b>. This holds true …

New Free Photoshop PSD Mockups for Designers (26+ MockUps)

Free PSD mockup templates for presenting your work in creative style. Download these <b>free PSD mockups</b>, all are easy to use with fully customizable …

Graphic Design

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Inspiration

3 Key Digital Marketing Skills Students Don’t Learn In College

Many schools need to update their marketing curricula. If they don’t, students will be the ones to lose out.<p>If you’ve interviewed marketing candidates straight out of college, you’ve likely noticed a surprising trend. These rising young professionals may be sharp, thoughtful digital natives–but all …

Facebook 101: A Complete Walkthrough for Businesses

Getting your marketing strategy up and running can be challenging, but our Facebook 101 walkthrough provides tips on content, analytics and more.

New Responsive HTML5 Website Templates | Design

New responsive <b>HTML5 website templates</b> with clean, flexible and creative design, these web template delivers the perfect user experience. All template …

Web Design

24 Free Apps To Help You Change Your Habits

When you’re starting a new habit, you need all the help you can get.<p>I have a lot of things I want to accomplish in the upcoming year. Some of them are really small things (like learning to make hash browns, a breakfast food that has confounded me for years) and some are really big, like learning to …

Googling How to Program Got this Guy a Job at Google

We’ve heard it over and over and over again: despite the high demand for talent from startups, there’s a shortage of qualified software developers …

What's new for designers, January 2015

In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included new apps for design teams, frameworks and boilerplates, new design …

For Designers, 10 Useful Resources To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

<b>To kickstart</b> the year, we have rounded up 10 useful online resources and irresistible deals that you can use to get your creative juices flowing.<p><b>Take</b> …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

17 New Free Fonts For Designers | Fonts

Fresh <b>free fonts</b> for professional graphic designers. Fonts are perfect for Headlines, Headings and print design. Free download all fonts which are …

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Free apps collect your personal data

If I glanced through your smartphone or tablet, I'd bet most of the apps you installed are free. We all love free apps. In fact, I’ve put together lists of my 10 Best Free Apps for Android and 10 Best Free Apps for Apple.<p>But free apps often have a privacy cost. When you install an app, you probably …

Leave Work at Work: How to End Your Day

<i>Andrea Ayres-Deets is the Lead Writer at Crew, an invite-only network connecting short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Andrea writes about psychology, creativity, and business over on the Crew blog.</i><p>It’s 10:00 at night and I’m still thinking about work. Thinking …

The 100 Greatest Free Fonts for 2014

Here we are, once again, with our now-famous selection of the top 100 free fonts for 2014. This year we have only selected fonts published or updated …

5 fantastic free Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone can’t

When it comes to smartphone platforms, there’s plenty to enjoy on iOS and Android alike. The “iPhone vs. Android” debate is obviously a heated one …