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How to Survive Your Creative Despondency

9 tips to fill up your creative gas tank.<p>One of the downsides of being a creative person is that, periodically, your gas tank runs dry. You expect …

Creativity

A Historic Apartment in Rome Is Treated to a Dramatic New Look

Carefully selected colors and textures add subtle Italian luxury to this contemporary home in Rome.<p>Studio Strato has recently renovated the top floor of an iconic Roman-style building, transforming it into a texturally interesting and atmospheric home for a growing family with two young children.<p>At …

Interior Design

Deloitte has worked out how much failing to recognise the importance of brand is costing business

Failing to recognise the importance of brand could be costing your business — and Deloitte has worked out exactly how much.<p>In a new report …

Marketing

14 Eye-Catching Campaigns From Cannes’ Gallery of Standout Work

CANNES, France—Each year, the Cannes Lions Festival showcases all winning and shortlisted work in a gallery format. Hundreds of entries, ranging from …

Advertising Industry

Brands Must Embrace Culture

Consumers are more fragmented than ever before when it comes to the values they hold, the media they consume and the politics they support. The rise …

Advertising Industry

It’s Time for Brands to Go Back to Basics and Entice Consumers With Strong Design and Copy

According to Experience Dynamics, 52 percent of users said a bad mobile experience made them less likely to engage with a company while 79 percent of …

Advertising Industry

7 Secrets to Write Successful Microcopy for Better UX in 2018

7 secrets of writing successful microcopy in 2018 will be introduced here for you to enhance UX in your web/mobile app designs.<p>In these days, besides …

UX Design

Giant Piles of Garbage Win Big at Cannes

CANNES, France—No one likes to see a bunch of trash win at the Cannes Lions, but in this case, it’s worth an exception.<p>“Trash Isles,” a pollution …

Advertising Industry

A hot startup raised $66 million in 5 days using these 24 slides

Tech investors are throwing money at Front, a five-year-old startup that aims to change the way teams get work done. The startup makes a shared-inbox app that lets teams handle messages from email, texts, Slack, and social media, all in one place.<p>This year, Mathilde Collin, the 28-year-old …

Startups

A company is paying work-from-home teachers $20 an hour, and you don't even need experience

Working from home certainly seems to be increasing in popularity, and it's not hard to see why. Not only does it mean you can stay in your pajamas, but you'll also save money in gas and — perhaps the best part — no actual co-workers you have to pretend to like.<p>Dozens of companies are jumping on the …

How You Can Improve UX with Microinteractions. Part II

In the first part of the article, I talked about the definitions and types of microinteractions and why they work for your product UX. Here, I will …

UI Design

How to Change Your Career from Marketing to UX Design

There are a few good reasons why you might want to change your career from marketing to UX design. First, there’s the pay—sources like …

20 Takeaways From Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends Report

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers Partner Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends Report is out.<p>Big themes in …

The dark age of soulless sans-serif logos is coming to an end

We may have reached the close of the era of uber-sleek, soulless, sans serif-based logos. According to the latest LogoLounge trends report, graphic designers are bringing back luscious serifs in an effort to infuse brands with personality and charm.<p>The “serif-redux” trend, as LogoLounge founder …

Typography

What’s a Brand Without a Purpose?

There’s new focus and clarity on the role brands can play in our world today. I recently overheard two of Flipboard’s “cool” employees discussing how …

A Beginner’s Guide to Zero-Waste Living: 10 Tips from Lauren Singer

Lauren Singer is an advocate for the zero-waste movement who leads by example—and by very engaging videos (“DIY deodorant,” “What do you do about …

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

Infographic: What belongs in your branding style guide

If you have market competition, you have to identify what makes your organization special.<p>An important part of differentiating your products is …

10 Golden Rules to Keep Your Sex Life Steamy

It’s easy to say there are “golden rules” to keep your sex life going strong, but the truth is—it actually <i>is</i> that simple. Who knew?<p>If you keep track of your relationship and make a conscious effort to keep things smokin’, you’ll have an advantage. Couples who give weight to their sex lives have …

A new type of ad agency is catering to brands born on digital channels – and industry giants need a plan

Sam Appelbaum knows all the SKUs.<p>That is to say, the advertising entrepreneur and his team are familiar with every product variation sold by Boll and Branch, including the solid hemmed-sheet set and the waffled robe. "SKU" is retail-speak for stock-keeping unit, or individual product ID …

5 Easy Ways to Strengthen Your Sperm Right NOW

If your sperm isn’t up to snuff, these easy lifestyle fixes may give your little guys a boost<p>It seems like it should be a given that right now your testicles are locked and loaded with millions of healthy sperm, ready for their release at a very pleasurable moment’s notice. Truth is, there are …

New Study Finds Content Targeting Is the Most Effective Way for Brands to Reach Consumers

Content targeting company Zefr released the results of a study conducted by IPG Mediabrands resource Magna and IPG Media Lab, which looked at whether …

Advertising

Gig Economy Business Model Dealt a Blow in California Ruling

In a ruling with potentially sweeping consequences for the so-called gig economy, the California Supreme Court on Monday made it much more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees.<p>The decision could eventually require companies like Uber, many of …

Los Angeles

What in the World Are Microinteractions?

You're reading What in the World Are Microinteractions?, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Want to Reduce Brain Fog And Improve Clear Thinking? Give up These Things Immediately

Mental fog is often described as a “cloudy-headed” feeling.<p>Common conditions of brain fog include poor memory, difficulty focusing or concentrating, …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

5 Actionable Steps To Immediately Become A Better Writer

If you have any interest in establishing yourself as a thought leader (especially online), then surely you’ve been faced with this question: “How do …

Creative Writing

Awesome Animated Mockups for Your Next Killer Presentation

There are so many things to love about being a designer in this day and age. The community is connected and quite strong. There are plenty of great …

What Happens When Data Scientists and Designers Work Together

Rise Science came to IDEO with a challenge. The young startup had built a robust data platform for college and professional athletes to track their sleep and adjust their behavior so that they played at peak performance. But for the players, the experience was challenging. Rise expected athletes to …

Design