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Designing Effective Infographics

<b>Summary:</b> Information graphics translate data into a visual medium that is easy to understand and engaging. Integrated visuals with text and pictures …

Infographics

5 small design studios with the clout of a huge agency

Many of the world's best-known design and branding agencies boast more than a hundred staff, spread around the globe. Look at Pentagram, Landor, …

Virgin America

Fun Examples of CSS Imitating Print Design

There’s still some value in having a document or other printed product that you can hold in your hand. And as much as the web has promised a …

Web Design

UI Interactions of the week #131 – Muzli -Design Inspiration

via Muzli design inspiration<p>Designers’ Secret Source<p>The best design inspiration — expertly curated for you.<p>Muzli is a new-tab Chrome extension that …

How Color and Typography Influence Consumers [Animated Infographic]

Earlier we explored how bad data can ruin a campaign. On the other hand, what good is great data if your creative assets don't catch the attention of …

Belirsizliği yönetmek

Şirketlerde planlar, bütçeler yaparız. Başlangıç noktasında belirsizlikleri en aza indirecek varsayımlarda bulunuruz. Alışkanlığımız ekonomi ile …

Design Experience that Matters: How to Create a Killer Design Portfolio

"Design your portfolio as well as the projects it contains"<p>Building a portfolio is one of the most challenging parts of pursuing a career in design. …

14 Indie Magazines to Read for Endless Life Inspiration

(Image credit: Weekend Almanac)<p>Long live indie magazines for smart content, innovative style, and an often fearless approach to navigating the …

The Creative Energy of Zaha's Sketches

A year after her untimely passing, we take a look back on one of the hallmarks of Zaha Hadid's career as an architect: her sketches. In October we …

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

10 Inspiring UX Design Portfolios

Creating a solid portfolio of your user experience credentials is an excellent way to sell yourself to prospective clients and employers. UX …

UX Design

7 iconic logos and what you can learn from them

Logo design is one of those areas of graphic design that looks easy, but can be fiendishly difficult to get right. So classic logos that have stood …

Design With Type

Express your creativity through typography | Framer.com<p>Words matter, particularly when it comes to product design. While most designers have (strong) …

Intro Guide to UX Reviews for Web Designers

You're reading Intro Guide to UX Reviews for Web Designers, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

UX Design

User Flows | 20 Inspiring Examples

When building a new website you might want to take into consideration to first create the sitemap. This assures you that your future site is fully …

Web Design

7 new graphic design tools to make your life easier

The graphic design software scene is very dynamic right now, with new tools being released all the time. Some of these new and updated apps could …

Graphic Design

When Did UX Design Become So Easy? – Muzli - Design Inspiration

If design was so easy, then everyone would be a designer.<p>I get it. Time isn’t always on our side. We want to learn what we can in a short period of …

Here Are the Podcasts That Influencers Turn to for Inspiration

With a wealth of insight on every topic imaginable, podcasts are becoming almost as popular as music as a source for inspiration. We asked some …

The 9 Networking Secrets Every 20-Something Should Know

Fact number one: You know you need to “network” to get ahead, the same way you know you need to “think outside the box.” Fact number two: Without …

Sick of the office? Get a job that pays you to travel

They say if you love your job, you'll never work a day in your life. We say if you travel for work, you'll never have a boring commute a day in your …

Tricks and Tech for Packing an Amazing Suitcase

By Alix Farr, Editor<p>I'm sure that many of us were hoping that by now -- this far into the 21st century -- we would have invented a better way to pack for trips. Perhaps automatic air compression would fit half your wardrobe into a carry-on, or we'd be teleporting around. At the very least, time …

Just Jewelry: An Exclusive Look at Christie's Online Jewelry Auction

When Christie's auction house called to give us an exclusive preview of its new online jewelry sale, we knew that we'd absolutely <i>have</i> to share it with you. So in this special installment of Just Jewelry, Nikki and I got a chance to model some marvelous pieces and style them in our own way. Take a …

10 Instagram accounts for your wedding

WEDDING INSPIRATION<p><b>Concerned with much more than mere aesthetics, a new breed of wedding-themed Instagram accounts are proving to be an inexhaustible</b> …

How to Craft the Perfect Instagram

From the editors at ELLE.com, the science behind your "likes"<p>Sometimes, when I find only a fraction of the "likes" that I expected in that crucial first hour following an Instagram upload, I start walking towards my Internet box to reset it, because that <i>must</i> be the problem. My vacation shot of …

Fall 2014 Street Style Trend Report

Street style, in its finest hour, holds a mirror up to the looks, trends and pieces that the girls in the know are embracing. Here, find the sartorial ideas that resonated off the runway this season in the most photo-worthy manner.<p>Street style, in its finest hour, holds a mirror up to the looks, …

The Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil

The coconut oil craze is real. Here's why you'll want to get in on it ASAP.<p>"First it was coconut milk, then coconut water, and now coconut oil—and I think a big part of the recent popularity is that it's natural, not synthetic, which is so appealing," says Francesca Fusco, MD, a dermatologist at …

How To Decorate Your First Grown-Up Apartment

I've done my fair share of moving into and out of dorms, apartments, you-name-it. The process summed up in a word? <i>Tiring</i>. But, the prospect of each …

10 Travel-Size Beauty Essentials Under $10

<i>Below is an excerpt from “10 Travel-Size Beauty Essentials Under $10,” which originally appeared on PopSugar. Read the full story at …

32 Ways to Make Your Own Leather Jewelry

Leather jewelry keeps us very happy. It can be as fancy or as fancy-free as your outfit desires, and it’s so easy to make at home with just a few simple tools. From designer-inspired statement suede fringe necklaces to five-minute braided vegan leather bracelets, we curated 32 of the most inspiring …