Creating an International Social Media Strategy that Works

Posted @ 6:50 PM on May 13, 2021 by

"Social media now connects people across the globe. Facebook has more than 1 billion worldwide users, with 2013 figures from checkfacebook listing Brazil as the second largest country on the network. Meanwhile, Mexico and Egypt took the top two spots as the fastest growing countries there. "
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Should Web Designers Take on Print Work?

Posted @ 7:38 AM on May 13, 2021 by

When you live and breathe digital marketing, it’s easy to overlook the fact that traditional offline marketing was a $93.6 billion industry in 2012. Whereas the digital marketing industry trails slightly behind at $63 billion.
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The Ultimate Guide To Hiring And Managing Remote Workers

Posted @ 11:19 PM on May 12, 2021 by

In fact, hundreds and thousands of businesses around the world hire remote workers on a regular basis, hence the reason that so many freelancing websites are currently thriving (we’ll talk about these later)
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Flat Design VS. Skeuomorphism [Infographic]

Posted @ 2:56 PM on May 12, 2021 by

"It’s easy to get wrapped up in a trend and choose the option you think is most popular. But do you really know the drawbacks as well as the benefits of flat design? How about skeuomorphism? We’ve put together this fun infographic to help you work out the best option for your project."
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Logo Thief – A Website that Curates Plagiarized Logo Design Cases

Posted @ 6:23 AM on May 12, 2021 by

"The people behind Logo Thief, a website recently launched to name and shame the logo thieves want to stop this illegal acts. The blog keep track and documents various cases of logo design plagiarism and name people who rip-off the designs of other designers."
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50 Illustrator Tutorials That Will Leave You Looking Like A Pro

Posted @ 4:00 PM on May 11, 2021 by

"This round-up brings you a selection of great Illustrator tutorials starting with the basics and ending with advanced projects. All the information you need to get to grips with this powerful software."
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The One Thing That Truly Motivates Creative Talent–And How To Foster It

Posted @ 6:04 AM on May 11, 2021 by

"Intrinsic motivation is the mojo that breathes life into curiosity and lifelong learning, into building new and better skills, into making individually defined talent level bloom into something of value to the whole. It pushes us to go beyond obligation in our work."
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Why Companies Are Terrible At Spotting Creative Ideas

Posted @ 9:21 PM on May 10, 2021 by

"COGNITIVE BIASES CAN KEEP US FROM ASSESSING CREATIVITY WITH A CLEAR MIND. HERE'S HOW TO GET AROUND THEM."
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The Importance & Impact of Color

Posted @ 11:02 AM on May 10, 2021 by

"Josef Albers was an accomplished designer, typographer, photographer, painter and color theorist, who’s best known for revolutionizing the application of color. He created the ultimate learning tool with his book, Interaction of Color, first published in 1963. With lessons in color theory alongside practical exercises, Albers encourages you not only to read, but actively experiment with colors to fine tune your ability and perception. Help develop your eye for color, and the sense for color relationships with this resource, now available as a stunning iPad app, as reported by Gizmodo. "

21 Suggestions for a Successful Design Career

Posted @ 5:43 PM on May 9, 2021 by

"1. Find the right place to gain as much experience as possible in the shortest amount of time. This may mean a small independent design studio, a large multinational or hopping jobs every 2 years depending on the available options you may have. 2. Work somewhere that's worthy of your time and talent. Don't settle for any job. 3. Put more effort into your job than expected and do it cheerfully. 4. Become the most positive and enthusiastic designer at your workplace..."
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