Terry Gherman

26 Flips | 2 Magazines | 39 Likes | 2 Following | 4 Followers | @tygherdesign | It's all about communicating your vision with clarity. I believe strongly in the power of the concisely written word and simple iconic image.

The secret to creativity – according to science

Whether you get mesmerised by Vincent van Gogh’s painting The Starry Night or Albert Einstein’s theories about spacetime, you’ll probably agree that …

Creativity

Stupid Writing Rules: 12 Dumb Things New Writers Tell Each Other

Shares 12<p><i>Stupid writing rules–Beware the Dunning-Kruger Effect.</i><p><b>by Anne R. Allen</b><p>Fake news isn’t our only problem in the era of social media. Fake …

Writing

Videos That Will Help to Improve Your Design Skills

Whether you’re a beginner or advanced web designer you can always use some tips, tricks and tutorials to advance the way you see design as a whole. …

Web Design

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Inspiration vs Plagiarism In Web Design

<b>There is a phrase going around that says "imitate until you innovate”. For victims of plagiarism it’s not the most comforting thing to hear but the</b> …

Graphic Design

What Your Resume "Skills" Section Should Look Like

What's a job "skill"?<p>On a resume, it seems like everyone has their own definition. Some people list "skills" like "effective manager" and "dedicated work ethic." Others go with "team leader" and "strong communication skills."<p>But let me ask a simple question: is "strong work ethic" a skill or …

Designers Should Design, Coders Should Code

Here’s why you need someone who understands code but doesn’t necessarily live in it.<p>This essay is excerpted from the ebook <i>Interaction Design Best Practices: Mastering the Tangibles</i> by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a UX design platform.<p>It’s an old argument: should designers code? …

7 Things Every Designer Needs to Know about Accessibility

Accessibility enables people with disabilities to perceive, understand, navigate, interact with, and contribute to the web. Imagine a world where …

Reimagining Acrobat: An Interview with Design Director Jamie Myrold

How do you completely redesign a product that has led an industry for more than two decades and is used by millions of people around the globe to get …

Top film artist opens up his sketchbook

Wesley Burt is a concept artist at Massive Black, working on games and film. Here he opens his Moleskine and reveals the thinking behind his striking …

Adobe Wants To Kill Your Desktop

This year, Adobe will launch multitasking tools on mobile that might enable you to work faster than you would on a desktop.<p>If you use Photoshop or Illustrator for a living, you probably live at your desk, tethered to your standard-issue computer. But Scott Belsky, known best for founding the …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Free PSD Icons: 450+ Icons for Designers

New <b>free PSD icons</b> for UI design, perfect for web and app design. Highest quality icon sets with 450+ <b>free icons</b> available in Sketch, AI, SVG, EPS, PNG …

Graphic Design

50 Most Amazingly Talented Graphic Designers To Follow On Instagram – Learn

<i>In its early days, Instagram used to be all about filtered pictures of your lunch and your pets, but since then it has grown into an immeasurably</i> …

A Look Back on Illustrations on Fashion Magazines

Browse through New York artist Ana Strumpf’s collection of colorful, reimagined magazine covers.<p>Browse through New York artist Ana Strumpf‘s collection of colorful, reimagined magazine covers. Ana is the founder of the expansive series “Re.Cover,” in which she uses Sharpie markers and DecoColor …

Art

How to Create a Pastel Painted Landscape in Adobe Photoshop

Nature is the most inexhaustible source of inspiration! Follow me in this tutorial and let’s make a dedication to the beauty of nature by painting a …

Web Design Inspiration: Awesome Typography

Typography is growing in importance as the number of devices your font needs to look good on increases. As advocates of clean design, we want to show …

51 Of The Greatest Data Visualization Examples

Data presentation should be elegant, detailed and beautiful. There are different ways to show the data that can be a pie charts, tables, histograms, …

Adidas Is Just a Story Away From Being Cool Again | Inc.com

Do you remember where you were when you first watched <i>The Royal Tenenbaums</i> or listened to Run D.M.C.?<p>Those moments might soon be mined by Adidas' marketing department, if my reading of the tea leaves is correct.<p>"We have so many assets that nobody knows about, and if we could tell those stories in a …

Run-D.M.C.

A Modern Surrealist Painter Picks Up Where Dalí Left Off

Ships become clouds and towns become cobblestone streets in the magical realist works of Rob Gonsalves.<p><b>This article originally appeared on The Creators Project Germany.</b><p>Rob Gonsalves is a 55-year-old Canadian of Portuguese descent who paints scenes that fill in the space somewhere in between …

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.<p>Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

Learn to sketch human and animal anatomy

Want to learn how to draw human and animal anatomy? Then we have the perfect read for you. Anatomy Essentials is a special collection of …

An Analytical And Angelic Approach To Marketing A Brand

As you all know I write about marketing, advertising, branding, media and so on. I am not anywhere near smart enough to write about investing and portfolios and all that jazz.<p>So when I got a potential story about crowdfunding platform built by a Columbia Business School graduate and a Goldman Sachs …

Marketing

A Rare Interview With Graphic Design Legend Massimo Vignelli

From 2006, the late designer shares the story behind his infamous New York subway map and why typographic elegance will prevail.<p><b>Gary Hustwit: Can you talk about the map you designed for the New York subway system in the ’70s?</b><br>Such a controversial thing. It’s funny, but I realized the other day the …

build & SHARE your flipboard

Add a button to your website to help your visitors find and follow you on Flipboard.<p>Make it easy for other Flipboard users to share your content with the Flipboard audience.<p>Embed a thumbnail of your magazine on your website or blog to help others discover your Flipboard magazine.

A Year in the Life of Pro Photographer Forest Woodward

Photo: Forest Woodward<p>Forest Woodward has an enviable travel schedule. In the last year, the climber, surfer, and pro photographer has visited half a dozen countries, including Spain and Peru, and about 20 states in the U.S. Here are a few of the best shots he's taken over the past year. Don't be …

Adventure Travel