Archive for November, 2013

How to Move to a Foreign Country

@ 5:43 PM on November 26, 2013

Moving to a foreign country is one of the biggest life transitions you can ever make. While it can be challenging and fraught with paperwork, it can also be an immensely rewarding and enriching experience. Whether the move is for business purpo…

Draw Your Success Moment to Storyboard Your Next Career-Building Step

@ 4:56 PM on November 26, 2013

In a talk at 99U, Gebbia shared an exercise where he asked participants to take a piece of paper and write one line on what they want to achieve. Then, he asks them to image the moment it all comes together, and draw that ‘success moment’.

When Should You Invest in Design? Always.

@ 2:09 PM on November 26, 2013

If your company isn’t applying design, you’re going to end up in the red. Businesses today must compete for an increasingly more connected and discerning customer. With limited time and so much competition, how can a company adequately explain the need their product is fulfilling? Design thinking can be applied to everything from product inception to marketing strategies to logistics and even company culture — all of which help to keep you in the black.

The Super Talented Illustrator, Irina Vinnik

@ 1:35 PM on November 26, 2013

“Her illustrations immediately struck me as being fantastically detailed. Drawn in a moleskin they have a quiet unassuming quality that makes them even more interesting.

The Art of Negative Space #inspiration

@ 12:49 PM on November 26, 2013

“Selected illustrations employing negative space by Tang Yau Hoong”

8 pro tips for creating interactive infographics

@ 12:34 PM on November 26, 2013

BRAND: A Working Definition

@ 11:46 AM on November 26, 2013

A brand is a living, breathing thing that is beautifully imperfect, fallible and unfinished.

An iPad Story-Telling Experience That Integrates Digital With Physical

@ 10:59 AM on November 26, 2013

Spatial storytelling is a new and interactive way of telling your stories digitally by meshing it with the physical space. 

IDNA is the first story deployed on this prototype. Each scene was first designed from a 360-degree point of view, so that the user can shift their iPad in any manner and it would still be a seamless interactive experience. 

The Definitive Guide to (Mostly) Free Images

@ 9:16 AM on November 26, 2013

They say nothing on the Internet is truly “free.” Even services like Gmail and Facebook come with a price—namely, your privacy (free with a string attached would be more accurate). It’s the same with “free” images from sites like Flickr and and…

Privnote – Send notes that will self-destruct after being read

@ 5:39 PM on November 25, 2013

“Send notes that will self-destruct after being read”