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5 key animation patterns and how to use them

Animation can be a very powerful web design tool. But before animating every element of our designs, we must learn when and how to use this new tool. …

UI Design

Paperless Post launches a brilliant alternative to Facebook events

Goodbye to the lurkers who never bother to RSVP.<p>There’s one main reason I haven’t deleted Facebook yet: Facebook events remains the single easiest way to get people together. Make an event invite, and you’re done. But there are a few problems with sending event invites on Facebook for small …

Research your competitors, but stop copying them — and more UX links this week

A weekly selection of UX links, brought to you by your friends at the UX Collective.If you like the links, don’t forget to …

WTF is dark pattern design?

If you’re a UX designer you won’t need this article to tell you about dark pattern design. But perhaps you chose to tap here out of a desire to reaffirm what you already know — to feel good about your professional expertise.<p>Or was it that your conscience pricked you? Go on, you can be honest… or, …

Typography in Motion: 36 Days of Kinetic Type

The 36 Days of Type is probably my favorite design challenge and there are a few reasons for that. The most important for me is that it requires the …

The legendary Apple research group that shaped our world

Before Steve Jobs gave it the ax in 1997, the Advanced Technology Group developed some of the most influential technology of the century.<p>At this year’s WWDC, Apple delighted some users with a new feature in macOS Mojave. Called “Stacks,” the new functionality automatically sorts your desktop …

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 …

Dear Grads: Don't Lie. And Don't Be Miffed If Someone Messes Up Your Name

As members of the Class of 2018 get their diplomas, they're also getting lots of advice from commencement speakers. Here at Goats and Soda, we're especially interested in global angles. So we listened to many commencement speeches, were duly inspired and found four relevant excerpts to offer</b> …

South Sudan

Viz Palette: The Ultimate Tool For Anyone Who Works With Color

Two data viz specialists at Netflix have published a new color analysis tool that anyone can use.<p>Humans are visual creatures, and today, when the national conversation is framed by data-driven topics like climate change, data security, and gerrymandering, data visualization has never been more …

Nuovo Devoto-Oli

Contributed by CAST<i><br>Leftloft. License: All Rights Reserved.</i> <br>Nuovo Devoto-Oli. Il vocabolario dell'italiano contemporaneo is a new version of one of …

Typography

Monsillage Movements — Candles

Derrick Lin Packaging of the World Chief Curator 1/25/2018 05:40:00 PM Americas , Best Rated , Canada , Home Living , Paper<p>Creative Agency: byHAUS …

Candles

Barista - Free Script Font

SHARE IT<p>Free handdrawn & modern style script font from <b>Hendra Pratama</b><b>.</b> Download and enjoy ;)<p><b>Please take a look at other artworks & support this author</b> …

Freebies

Free Sans Serif Typefaces That Could Make Your Projects Look More Sophisticated

Image via Marius Kempken<p><b>Sans serif fonts</b> are often favored for use in modern graphic design, thanks in part to their versatility and readability. …

6 fantastic editorial designs and what we can learn from them

Whether you’re designing a newspaper, newsletter, magazine or digital publication, the principles of good editorial design and layout are universal. …

Graphic Design

Jony Ive Dishes On Apple Rumors And His Design Team In Rare Interview

The most famous designer in the world didn’t hold back when he spoke at the Hirshhorn Museum last week.<p>Jony Ive helms the most secretive design lab in the world at Apple. But aside from the top secret mystique, the soft spoken Ive is notoriously private, often giving just one interview a year.<p>Last …

The Secret To Great Logos, From The Gurus Of Corporate Branding

“Symbols don’t make clear what you do; it makes it clear who you are.”<p>This year the inimitable branding firm Chermayeff Geismar & Haviv celebrates its 60th anniversary. Over the past six decades, these godfathers of corporate graphic design created logos for PBS, MoMA, PanAm, NBC, Chase, and more. …

Polestar Wants Four Models on the Road by 2020

Volvo’s performance brand fills in some details<p>After making a grand debut at the Shanghai auto show in October with the Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid sports coupe, Volvo’s performance brand fleshed out its ambitious plans to <i>Motor Trend</i> at the Los Angeles Auto Show.<p>At the launch of the Polestar 1, we …

Redesigning Apple OS / MacOs 2020 with Edge to Edge Macbook Concept

We are taking a look at a very interesting redesign by Montreal-based designer Aurélien Salomon on a concept for Apple OS / MacOs 2020 with Edge to …

These Wes Anderson Playing Cards Will Make Your Pantone-Colored Dreams Come True

Are you Margot Tenenbaum, or more of a Steve Zissou?<p>If you’ve always dreamed of being a Wes Anderson character, look no further. The gang over at …

Box Office

Illustration & Graphic Design: Butcher Billy's Stranger Tales: S2

Stranger Things 2, have you watched it yet? This is again a SPOILER FREE feature! I truly loved the second season and I am currently re-watching the …

Graphic Design

12 dazzling examples of direct mail design

Direct mail is one of the most challenging types of marketing collateral to design. The temptation is strong to simply try to replicate past …

Steve Jobs' BMW Z8 sports car goes up for auction

According to RM Sotheby’s, the auction house will be selling Steve Jobs’ silver-over-black roadster at its upcoming “Icons” event in New York on Dec. …

The 10 best free graphic design courses online

Want to learn new skills, or refresh the fundamentals of your graphic design knowledge? We’ve previously brought you some great graphic design …

Graphic Design

These graphic-design images from North Korea are glorious to behold

A collection of hermit kingdom ephemera brings Juche style to the enemy<p>If you’ve never stopped to consider the cultural value of a candy bar wrapper, …

Casio's Mofrel 2.5D printer makes leather interiors fast

Take a look at the picture above, or check it out in the gallery below. A lovely piece of fine leather upholstery, surely a component from the inside of a very nice car, right? Actually, it's a printed sheet that came out of what Casio is calling a 2.5D printer, a technology the company has dubbed …

Jony Ive Is a Human Man With Good Taste in Shoes

<b>NEAR AN ART GALLERY IN CHELSEA -</b> It was an unseasonably warm October afternoon, and Jony Ive was about to go on stage with <i>The New Yorker’</i>s David …

In Case You Missed It, Here’s Jony Ive As The Poo Emoji

Ive showed off Apple’s new AR-enabled “Animojis” by testing them out himself.<p>Today, the world witnessed Tim Cook as a talking alien emoji, Craig Federighi as a clucking chicken emoji, and Jony Ive as smiling poo emoji. This new bit of AR magic is called Animoji, and it’s more than a little …

25 Display Fonts for Creating Impactful Designs - Super Dev Resources

In this post we round-up some of the <b>popular</b> <b>display fonts</b> (free and premium) that you can download and use to create eye-catching designs.<p>Typefaces …

How Pentagram Helped Samsung Rethink Its Design Language

Samsung tapped the design powerhouse to overhaul the S8’s interface and establish a cohesive design language.<p>Samsung isn’t known for its UI design, but the company is now trying to change that, and boost its brand, with a signature interface style that debuted on its new S8 phone. To design it, …

Designing for Dieter Rams

There are important designers and then there are the really important designers, <i>writes Mason Wells of Bibliothèque.</i> Dieter Rams is definitely one of …