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Why Infographics Work

Why Infographics Work

We love infographics and their usage over the last seven years has dramatically increased. But why do we gravitate towards them so much? In this post, I explore why we love infographics and scientifically assess why infographics work so well. And, yes, there are infographics.
Tips on Designing a Time Frame

Tips on Designing a Time Frame

What happens when a project's planned time frame and the time frame of reality don't line up? What can you do to plan for the surprises? These tips won't help you see the future but might give you a peak into how to expect the unexpected.
Typography for Non-Designers: Typefaces

Typography for Non-Designers: Typefaces

Typefaces are fun, I promise. Choosing and using the right fonts in your visual communications strengthens your message and lends your brand more credibility. This article aims to help non-designers understand some basics about typefaces and why it's important to make thoughtful choices.
5 Tips for Creative Career Contentment

5 Tips for Creative Career Contentment

If you’re a creative-type who chose to follow your passion into the work world, it can be hard to keep that love strong rather than becoming luke-warm acceptance. Here are 5 tips to help you stay passionate in a creative job and maintain your career contentment.
A Lesson in Color System

A Lesson in Color System

What is CMYK? What does RBG have to do with prisms? Why is there a big block of color on my mug? All this and more in this post about the wonders of the color system!
Design Under the Microscope

Design Under the Microscope

People love critiquing new logo and branding designs on social media these days. While it's great having more people in on the discussion, is the medium facilitating constructive dialogue around client expectations and the educational role of designers? Don't make me laugh.
Top 10 Web Design Tips

Top 10 Web Design Tips

Whether you’re an experienced web designer or just starting out, having insight to good web design in your back pocket is a must. Check out our top 10 tips and let the creative process do the rest!
Top 10 Movies from a Design Perspective

Top 10 Movies from a Design Perspective

When good design meets a good movie, a really great film is the result. The little details you might overlook are the real keys to what make these films so enjoyable. This list of top 10 movies will give you a bit of insight as to why a great film such a is a satisfying experience.
Monument Valley and the Rise of the Passion Projects

Monument Valley and the Rise of the Passion Projects

It’s becoming easier and easier to invest in quality products made by passionate, dedicated people rather than whatever’s cheapest. The app ‘Monument Valley’ is a wonderful example of this trend as well as one of the most elegant and beautifully-designed apps in current existence.

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