#124
Desing Digest
The best sources about design collected in one place every week: design thinking, inspiration, strategy etc.
In this issue you will find new articles about digital storytelling, big screens, real experience, lotion team Instagram. A few words to share with you Paula Scher by herself and something else.
Focus on Typography
Visual communication takes place through pictures, graphs and charts, as well as through signs, signals and symbols. It may be used either independently or as an adjunct to the other methods.
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It's the typography reference book you've heard of. The one everyone recommends to everyone else. If you're a student it's probably at the top of your list of resources; if you're a teacher, you probably put it there. If you're not a designer but have ever asked the question "What font should I use?" the answer you'll most likely get is "Look into Bringhurst."
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Words are everywhere. Look at this. You're reading words right now. Everyone (within reasonable societal boundaries) has to read and write at some point in time.
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We've all heard this. It's simplistic and obvious. But it's true. Typography is the how in what we write and design. Everyone needs typography skills. It's not just for designers and artists.
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Graphic Design Inspiration
I am a graphic designer by profession. And not surprisingly, sometimes I get stuck while trying to build a design concept. So, what do I do then…? I look for inspiration!
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I just received my Lumo Lift, a device that helps the wearer improve their posture and tracks physical activity. For my first few days with the Lift, I wrote down some thoughts on packaging, OOBE, instructions, the app, and (physical) product experience.
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How useful is searching for pre-constructed solutions to problems that aren't always exactly the one we're attempting to solve?
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There is an insatiable demand for innovation and entrepreneurship. These skills are required to help individuals and ventures thrive in a competitive and dynamic marketplace. However, many people don't know where to start. There isn't a well-charted course from inspiration to implementation.
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This post has sat in my drafts since August, 2013. It contains the slides and text from a talk I gave on the creative process while living in Seattle. Since then, I've moved to New York to join Redscout as their Creative Director.
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Digital Design and UX
Jack White released his new album Lazaretto on vinyl and it's nothing like the usual vinyl record you know. The Ultra LP, as White likes to call it, offers a set of unseen features that intensify the experience of listening to a vinyl.
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#AskMark: How do you deal with obstacles? What did you do in moments when you wanted to give up?
Jack White released his new album Lazaretto on vinyl and it's nothing like the usual vinyl record you know. The Ultra LP, as White likes to call it, offers a set of unseen features that intensify the experience of listening to a vinyl.
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Designing user interfaces for filtering content lists can be very challenging, especially when dealing with a lot of different parameters. Think of combining parameters like date range, content types and content statuses with keyword search.
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Today the web design market is overcrowded. Anyone and everyone seems to be able to sell you a website. To stand out from the crowd you have to be better. Hopefully the following will help you achieve that. Learn code.
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