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Want to Be a Better Boss? Read Any of the 8 Books the Smartest Leaders Have Already Read

This remarkable publishing company aims to change the world by putting out profoundly positive leadership bestsellers.<p>In the process of writing a manuscript for my first book publication, my literary agent and I are choosing publishers wisely. One promising publisher on my radar screen is …

Leadership

Web Design Inspiration

Inspiration

April 18, 2018 — We asked the Smashing community what podcasts they enjoy listening to and which ones they’d recommend. A shortlist of current …

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Website Awards - Best Web Design Trends

Designspiration — Design Inspiration

Glorious Vintage-Inspired Posters of America’s National Parks

The new posters pay homage to the 1930s originals.<p><i>Vermilion Cliffs</i>, Justin Beaulieu. (All Images: Courtesy Chronicle Books/ Creative Action …

The 10 Deadly Factors That Threaten To Kill Your Creativity (And How to Beat them) – Learn

<i>We all feel paralysed to create sometimes.</i><p>It can attack suddenly: One day you’re zooming along the creative highway throwing out idea after idea and …

Content vs. Negative Space—Antwerp Designer Ines Cox Considers What’s More Important

Antwerp-based graphic designer and educator Ines Cox is fascinated by the ignored and forgotten. She approaches a commission by thinking just as much …

Film Festivals

Fashion Photographer Imagines Cars as Supermodels

What if a spell turned some of the world’s most famous car models into real women? What would they look like? That’s what photographer Viktorija …

Fashion Photography

10 Myths About the Rule of Thirds

My name is Tavis Leaf Glover, and I’m an artist just like you, trying to create art that I can be proud of and share with the world. Though, …

Landscape Photography

Celebrating Cassandre: Gorgeous Vintage Posters by One of History’s Greatest Graphic Designers

French-Ukrainian painter, commercial artist, set designer, lithographer, and general visual savant Adolphe Jean-Marie Mouron, better-known as <b>A. M. Cassandre</b> (January 24, 1901–June 17 1968), is celebrated as one of the most influential graphic designers in history. Though perhaps best-known for his …

Behind the Lens: My Year on Instagram 2015

By Pete Souza, Chief Official White House Photographer<p>Throughout the year, I post photographs of my White House work on a regular basis to my …

Pete Souza

10 Key Design Trends For 2016 (And How To Make The Most Of Them)

The global design firm Fjord (part of Accenture Interactive) delves into the major ideas shaping markets next year.<p>Apps as we know them will disappear. Luxury will trickle down to the masses. VR will go mainstream. These are just a few of the major design and technology trends shaping the world in …

Thinking

Over the past few weeks, we’ve given you the lowdown on the trends we expect to impact branding in 2016. From overarching branding trends like</i> …

Marriott’s Influencer Marketing Program Breaks the Mold: A Look at Their Strategy

<i>It’s no longer about brand-first. It’s about giving consumers content that adds value to their lives, and in return adds value to us.</i>• David Beebe in …

Why Pantone Released Two 2016 Colors of the Year

Pantone picks a pair of baby-hued pastels, Rose Quartz and Serenity<p>It’s twins!<p>Color authority Pantone has for the first time anointed two colors of the year for 2016. Dubbed Rose Quartz and Serenity, they are shades of pale pink and baby blue.<p>The company’s announcement, expected today, is an annual …

Rose Quartz

Airbnb Uses Mobile to Give Tourists a Local Experience

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Google Shopping Insights

6 Infographics to Help You Stay On Top of 2016 B2B Content Marketing Trends

'Tis the season for annual reporting, planning, reviews, and optimizing your content hub.<p>As you look back on last year's performance and look forward …

Marketing

Color Meaning and Symbolism: How To Use The Power of Color in Your Branding

<i>Tap into the power of color to express your brand attributes and values.</i>A brand’s logo and visual identity will comprise a number of visual cues, …

40 Crucial Lessons From The Most Famous Graphic Designers in History

<i>While graphic design can sometimes feel like a brand new industry, it’s actually quite the opposite.</i>Graphic design is an industry that has been …

Imperfect Beauty

For years, and more recently with <i>Vogue</i> magazine, there has been considerable controversy about high fashion magazines and their need to “perfect” the …

JetBlue: JetBlue Encourages New Yorkers to Steal in Latest Fun Stunt

10 Poster Design Tips: Poster Design for Beginners

<i>No matter where in the world you reside, entries in the HOW International Design Awards are judged by project type rather than industry or region.</i> …

Graphic Design

Programmatic Helps Brands Make the Most of Micro-Moments

Micro-moments are the new battleground for brands. They are intent-driven moments when consumers' preferences are shaped and decisions are made. Here …

Marketing