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21 perfect font pairings

Finding font pairings that set each other off, don't fight the eye for attention, and harmonise without becoming homogenous and dull is an art. The …

Typography

A quick guide to choosing a color palette

Our job as designers is to take a product or project and make it user-friendly while remaining true to business goals. This is no small task. We’re …

How to spot fake reviews on Amazon

Amazon is the place to get just about anything, from a Unicorn Mask to a cardboard cutout of Buddy the Elf. But behind every amazing product is a …

Headphones

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

20 Best Font Detector Tools That Will Ease Your Design Workflow

Have you ever wondered what type of <b>font</b> is that? Have you ever wanted to use a particular type of font that you saw in a post or an article and did …

Create your own Calligraphic brush in Illustrator

I create all my work in Adobe Illustrator. Initially getting to grips with the software can be tricky, but there are a lot of brilliant Illustrator …

Graphics

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Rotten Tomatoes

How to protect your iPhone data with privacy controls built in to iOS

As more companies and services are leveraging user data to greater extents, it’s becoming more and more important to be aware of your privacy preferences and how you can make sure your iPhone settings are in alignment. Whether it’s been a little while since you’ve checked out your privacy settings …

Apps

5 fascinating stories behind unusual logo designs

At its most basic, logo design can be a very literal, representative thing – and that can be effective, if done well. Think Costa's bunch of coffee …

10 huge graphic design trends to know for 2018

What were the biggest graphic design trends of 2017, and what graphic design trends will be big in 2018? As 2018 takes off, we asked leading …

macOS High Sierra security vulnerability discovered, here’s how to set root password for fix

<i>Update #2: An official fix is now available; no restart required.</i><p><i>Update: An Apple spokesperson has issued the following statement, saying an update is in the works:</i><p><i>“We are working on a software update to address this issue. In the meantime, setting a root password prevents unauthorized access to</i> …

MacOS High Sierra

7 ways to navigate YouTube like a pro

On the surface, YouTube can be a bit boring. Sure, the videos you watch are entertaining, but the app or website itself doesn't offer much. Or does it?<p>As it turns out, there's a whole heckuva lot to YouTube, on mobile and the desktop. Below are a few features you should memorize and put to good use.<p>…

Social Media

The 20 greatest modern comedies on Netflix to watch right now

<b>At the time of writing, Netflix has a total of 1,270 titles that fall under the comedy genre.</b><p>That’s a daunting number to wade through, particularly …

Is The Big Break A Myth? 10 Designers On How One Job Can Shape Your Career

Designers at Facebook, Slack, Amazon, Pinterest, and more reflect on when their careers began to fall into place.<p>Every career has ups and down. If you’ve been working for a while, you can often look back on your work and recognize the moment it began to hit a steady stride—a major opportunity, …

20 Free UX eBooks You Must Read

There is always something new that you can learn about UX, whether we’re talking about best UX practices, new trends, prototyping techniques, or …

Weekly News for Designers № 393

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week.You can …

Get a crash course in typography fast and easy

<b>Calligraphy For Everyone: Practice Set</b><br>Features 14 pages of practice worksheets featuring warm-up strokes, lower and uppercase alphabet letters in …

Create Dimension With Gradients in This Abstract Poster Design

Let's play with <b>Linear Gradients</b> in this abstract poster design. Fire up <b>Adobe Illustrator</b> (I'll be using <b>Illustrator CC 2014</b>) and get ready to doodle …

10 Best Tips for Award-Winning Logo Design

Crowdsourcing CEO shares logo design advice from the top designers on crowdSPRING.<p>When starting a new company, it makes sense to become obsessed with perfecting your product -- but what about your brand? Creating a new website has become almost effortless, with sites like Wix and Squarespace. As …

Graphic Design

6 Successful Designers-Turned-Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Business Lessons

If TV celebrities can run countries, why can’t designers run businesses?<p>They can. And they do. And most importantly, they do it successfully.<p>Let’s just get one thing straight. A design entrepreneur is light years away from your typical product or graphic designer, who is notoriously known for …

The Future Of UX | Articles | Chief Digital Officer

Customers have been primarily interacting with brands digitally for some time now, a phenomenon that will only grow as more and more businesses go …

7 Things to Think About For Your Startup's Typography

Typography is the most effective and meaningful vehicle for your brand personality.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Typography surrounds us at all times, on all mediums. We see type used on websites, physical products, digital, print and television ads, magazines and on …

How to tell if someone is stealing your Wi-Fi

If your internet has been unexpectedly slow lately, someone next door may be stealing your Wi-Fi. There’s only a certain amount of bandwidth to go …

Tech Trends

How to Become a Designer Without Going to School

Humans have been creating art for thousands of years, with the oldest known human-made works of artistic expression dating back 40,000 years to caves …

Learn How to Use the Sharpening Tools in Lightroom

There’s no question that Lightroom is a powerful piece of photo processing software, but due to that power sometimes it’s not as easy to wrap our …

Tutorials

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 …

Master Photoshop | 20 Brilliant Tutorials You Should Try

If you want to master Photoshop, these brilliant tutorials will surely help you a lot! We selected some of the best Photoshop tutorials that show …

I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to save it | Tim Berners-Lee

It has taken all of us to build the web we have, and now it is up to all of us to build the web we want – for everyone<p>Today marks 28 years since I submitted my original proposal for the worldwide web. I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, …

Tim Berners Lee

How to pair typefaces | Zell Liew

1st Mar 2017<p>The act of choosing two typefaces is probably the first (and often most difficult) task you do when creating a new design. Many people …