Archive for January, 2015

TextBlade is a new kind of physical keyboard for iPhone and iPad

@ 6:29 PM on January 30, 2015

The TextBlade is a tiny, fold-out, full-sized set of QWERTY keys that have full travel and mimic the mechanical feel of a desktop keyboard. The keys themselves are arranged on a pair of bars that magnetically connect to each other and the space bar se…

Fresh Free CSS3 and HTML5 Tutorials

@ 3:09 PM on January 30, 2015

There are loads of different elements to CSS3 and HTML5, that not only make your work easier, but far more efficient. As such, apart from the basics, there are certain tips and tricks that can help you go a long way. Owing to various different needs of sorts, we decided to come up with a comprehensive article on several tutorials based on CSS3 and HTML5. Take a moment to browse through our list of Fresh Free CSS3 and HTML5 Tutorials. Let us know in the comments what you think. We hope we helped. Enjoy the read.


Packaging For A Post-Binary Gender World

@ 3:04 PM on January 30, 2015

Basik lets you customize your shaving experience based on need, not gender.Tags: Packaging

How To Transform Your Problem-Solving And Creativity

@ 1:44 PM on January 30, 2015

Creativity is generally perceived to be something external, out of our control, or an inherent talent for a chosen few. Shelli Walsh takes fives books as examples to stimulate your thinking and reflection on creativity, as well as provide valuable, pr…

Adobe is suing Forever 21 for pirating Photoshop

@ 1:05 PM on January 30, 2015

Forever 21 has been pirating Photoshop, according to a new lawsuit from Adobe, and it’s facing serious fines as a result. The suit was filed yesterday in California District Court, alleging that Forever 21 pirated 63 different instances of Adobe software including copies of Photoshop, Acrobat, and Illustrator. Autodesk and Corel also joined Adobe in the suit, based on pirated copies of Autodesk, WinZip and PaintShopPro, among others. According to the complaint, Forever 21 “continued their infringing activities even after being contacted by Adobe regarding the infringement.”


The Fascinating History of Designing the Search Icon

@ 12:21 PM on January 30, 2015

How the Magnifying Glass Came to Embody the Idea of Searching

I’ve always been interested in the stories of how our common design elements came to exist, and I think the history of the “magnifying glass” search icon is especially great because it shows how metaphors can creep into our designs and take on a life of their own.


11 Simple Ways To Push Your Creative Boundaries

@ 12:13 PM on January 30, 2015

A roundup of the best advice from 2014 on how to make your work life more creative and fulfilling.

5 Icon Buttons You Might Not Know In Photoshop

@ 11:36 AM on January 30, 2015

Tigz Rice explains five awesome Photoshop icons you may not have used before, what they do and how they will benefit your digital workflow.Tags: Photoshop

Scary. 6 Months Later, AP’s Robot Journalism Is In Full Swing, And It’s Working

@ 11:28 AM on January 30, 2015

The Associated Press published a story Tuesday that contained no byline. It wasn’t a mistake — not a slip-up on the part of the editor. But rather the story’s author was not human; it was written by a robot.

“This story was generated by Aut…

How Very Meta: An Infographic On Making Better Infographics

@ 9:41 AM on January 30, 2015

There’s a skill to making an infographic, and it goes beyond just general graphic design.Tags: Infographics