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1200 Infographic Templates

Check out this huge bundle of 1200 infographic templates with depth!Designed by Oleksii Kolosov, this bundle is probably the biggest collection of …

The future of branding? The third dimension

Hey Helvetica, why don’t you slap on this stereoscopic headset?<p>That’s a nice typeface. Does it come in three dimensions?<p>As fonts make their way into augmented and virtual worlds, designers are posed with creating type that doesn’t just live in the X and Y world, but in Z-space, too. At least that’s …

Graphic Design

How to improve your digital typography

Moving from print to digital, there's one obvious and important difference to consider when it comes to typography. Unlike with print, in digital …

Not Arial or Times New Roman, Indian streets are ruled by charming homegrown fonts

Typeface and graphic designer Pooja Saxena identifies interesting fonts on Indian streets and records them on Instagram.<p>As she was walking down a …

Review of Popular Interface Design Trends in 2017

The new year 2018 is closer and closer, so stepping into a phase of fresh challenges and new horizons, we would like to look back and remember what …

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

Public Speaking

What kind of apps catch the attention of Silicon Valley investors?

Early Snapchat investor Jeremy Liew lays out his criteria.<p>Creating a well-used consumer app is hard. Not only do people download fewer apps than they used to, but big companies like Facebook and Google dominate the world of consumer apps. Also, oncean app looks like it might bring competition, …

Why This Second Grade Handout Should Be Your New Creative Manifesto

Last week, I attended curriculum night at my daughter’s school. In discussing the things the kids will be learning this year, the teachers handed us …

10 Einstein Quotes to Fire Up Your Creativity

Einstein's wisdom is more relevant to ambitious entrepreneurs than ever before<p>Einstein was one of the most prolific creators, inventors and scientists in human history. His mathematician's mind was supercharged with creativity and allowed him to see possibilities, not limitations. He was also …

Do we really need more Product Designers? – Muzli - Design Inspiration

At the end of 2016, I have decided that it was time to go back to working as a freelancer and quit my job at a start-up. As a freelancer, I came in …

5 ways type can define brands

Choosing the right typeface is a crucial part of the logo design process, but when it comes to defining the unique characteristics of a brand, it can …

Typography

20+ Best TED Talks to Inspire Creativity

Held annually since 1990, TED Talks have become a go-to source for those looking to learn and be inspired. Creative TED Talks have become a staple of the conferences, with world-renowned artists, photographers, authors, and creative thinkers sharing the secrets of their success.<p>By showcasing their …

Creativity

4 lessons from history’s great innovators that you should never forget

I spend a lot of time reading about entrepreneurship and innovation because I admire people who take sensible but daring risks. I want to be more …

7 Ways to Keep Customers Coming Back to Your App

There’s already an uphill climb to gain customers, and to get them to use your app is even more of an effort. App adoption rates are generally very …

Learn the art of designing a beautiful app

You could devise <b>the best app in the world</b>. Something revolutionary. <b>An app which changes lives</b>. But if it’s <b>not</b> <b>easy to use and visually pleasing</b>, people won’t go for it. It’s an inconvenient truth.<p>For this reason, it’s imperative to know <b>what the user wants</b>. To understand why some apps take off while …

UX Design

Artificial Intelligence: The Future Of Unsurpassed Customer Service

Artificial intelligence is the modern services plan of the customerThe post Artificial Intelligence: The Future Of Unsurpassed Customer Service …

Artificial Intelligence

Intuition versus analytics: the dilemma and the balance

It is very important to be data-driven. Decisions are generally better when they’re based on numbers. But divorce common sense and native business …

Use this Exercise to Solve Any Product Design Challenge

This curated post is authored by UX designer and Product Strategist, JonathanThe post Use this Exercise to Solve Any Product Design Challenge …

Product Management

The Secret to Designing the Next Multi-Billion Dollar Brand: Leverage the Lizard Brain

Here's how to tap into consumers deepest darkest desires.<p>Forget unicorns.We may fall for their rippling musculature and lustrous manes, but unicorns are purely the stuff of fiction. And in today's crowded, crushingly congested market, we're better (if not best) equipped to breed and track rare …

6 Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Undergoing a Redesign

Create an irresistible momentum by removing any friction.<p><i>By Shirin Oreizy, founder of Next Step.</i><p>Maybe you're launching a new product. Or maybe your outdated site is starting to turn away business. There are several good (and even urgent) reasons to overhaul your company's site, design and …

Want to Come Up With Brilliant Ideas? Do This 1 Thing First

The key to creativity is building a culture that stimulates people's intrinsic motivation in the work they're doing.<p>There's no single magic formula for generating brilliant ideas. But there is a magic formula for increasing the odds it will happen. And the key is building a culture that stimulates …

Ideo Studied Innovation In 100+ Companies–Here’s What It Found

Innovation is hard to pin down, but with these six insights Ideo says it’s cracking the code.<p>How do you measure “innovation?” It’s something that every organization seems to be after–just look at AT&T’s Innovation Pipeline, Sephora’s Innovation Research lab, and the University of Pennsylvania’s …

My 8 Rules Of Great Products

This column is by serial entrepreneur & startup strategist MitchellThe post My 8 Rules Of Great Products appeared first on iamwire.

Product Management

Mobile First World: Marketers Must Make the Leap Now

As marketers, the only survival strategy we have is toThe post Mobile First World: Marketers Must Make the Leap Now appeared first on iamwire.

Mobile Devices

18 of the hottest under-the-radar startups to watch in 2017

Founders, venture capitalists, and tech employees flock to the Bay Area and New York City to launch and build startups, fund new ideas, and simply just live among their tech-obsessed brethren.<p>But there's a new wave of companies eschewing the Valley/Alley life in favor of building their startups in …

Startups

My 1st Years, a startup that sells personalised gifts for babies and children, raises further £5M

My 1st Years, a U.K.-based e-commerce startup that offers personalised gifts for babies and children, has picked up £5 million in growth funding.<p>The round, which adds to the £2 million raised previously, was led by Beringea, with participation from funds managed by Hargreave Hale. The company says …

Personalization

How Indian startups are using video content—and how they should

I was going through LinkedIn feed yesterday and chanced uponThe post How Indian startups are using video content—and how they should appeared first …

8 New Age SaaS Startups That You Must Be Aware Of

<b>Software as a service</b> (<b>SaaS</b>) is a software licensing and delivery model in which software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally …

How Design Thinking Transformed Airbnb from a Failing Startup to a Billion Dollar Business

In 2009, Airbnb was close to going bust. Like so many startups, they had launched but barely anyone noticed. The company’s revenue was flatlined at …