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It's Time to Reimagine School Information

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 09.19.2014 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

By John Bailey and Tom Vander Ark "Let me Google that." "Google" has become a universal term for finding information online, and was officially reco...

Meet One Of The Real 'Mad Men,' 1950s Ad Artist Mac Conner

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.10.2014 | Arts

Thanks in large part to Matthew Weiner and his penchant for the 1960s, the glorious graphic design of post-war America has been resurrected. "Mad Men"...

Most Of The Pics In Ikea's Catalog Are Computer Generated

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.04.2014 | Business

Those picturesque still-life scenes in Ikea catalogs aren’t real. Up to 75 percent of the Ikea products in catalog displays are computer-generate...

Legendary Graphic Designer Milton Glaser On Why Retirement Is A Conspiracy

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.30.2014 | Arts

"You're 85 years old," HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri says, a touch incredulously, to the famous graphic designer Milton Glaser. "Don't rub it in...

Judging a Book By Its Cover

Patrick Myles | Posted 08.21.2014 | Arts
Patrick Myles

Despite the popularity and convenience of the Kindle, there is still a demand and desire for the physical book.

Changing the Dimensions of Architecture

Patrick Myles | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts
Patrick Myles

I'm not an architect but I specialize in representing architecture on the printed page. I'm a graphic designer and magazine art director, and a great deal of my work involves translating 3 dimensional structures into a 2 dimensional format either on paper or via a computer screen.

6 Key Logo Design Factors for Good Branding

Ian Mills | Posted 08.18.2014 | Small Business
Ian Mills

Your logo is the visual symbol of your brand. It encapsulates your identity and creates a sense of trust and familiarity in the minds of your audience.

The 4 Elements of Timeless Logo Design

Bianca Rothschild | Posted 09.03.2014 | Small Business
Bianca Rothschild

Designing an effective, timeless logo when you first start your business is time and money well spent. Besides you will want to still be in love with it in five years time. The strongest logo designs are often simple and classy.

Buckle Up -- Things Are Getting Real With #TheStitch!

Matt Pipkin | Posted 09.01.2014 | Impact
Matt Pipkin

You know those seasons in life that you look back on and think, "Whew, those were some amazing times!"? Well, that's how we're going to look back on what's happening right now.

How to Rebrand Your Company: 6 Questions you Need to Ask Yourself

William A. Beachy | Posted 08.18.2014 | Small Business
William A. Beachy

Rebranding your company is a natural occurrence as a company grows and changes. Rebranding can be an uplifting results-driving transformation or a complete disaster for your business.

13 Essential Questions to Ask When Hiring a Web Design Company

William A. Beachy | Posted 08.11.2014 | Small Business
William A. Beachy

Before you settle on a website development firm, make sure you know what you're getting into! I highly recommend asking an exhaustive list of questions to each firm you're considering working with.

8 Best Tips for Working With Graphic Designers

Ian Mills | Posted 08.10.2014 | Small Business
Ian Mills

From working extensively on both sides of the fence I have put together the following eight tips to help make the process a lot smoother and to give the client insight into how they can contribute to a successful outcome.

Here Are Some Very, Very, Very Minimalist Movie Posters

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.10.2014 | Arts

Don't get us wrong, we've seen many a minimalist movie poster. There's something undeniably alluring about seeing your favorite, action-packed, romanc...

Great Design Made to Measure: Books, Dead or Alive?

Ken Carbone | Posted 08.06.2014 | Arts
Ken Carbone

J. Abbott Miller, a partner in the international design consultancy, Pentagram, specializes in exhibit, interactive and identity design. He has also designed numerous books for world-class cultural institutions.

This Pen Can Draw Every Single Color In The World

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.08.2014 | Arts

This itty bitty, little pen can draw 16 MILLION colors.

'Signs Of The Near Future' Tumblr Reveals A Truly Sci-Fi Tomorrow

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.20.2014 | Arts

"I've been an innovation fan since... ever," Argentina-based designer Fernando Barbella mused in an email exchange with HuffPost. "New materials, mash...

Sleek Cut Paper Illustrations Will Bring Out The Minimalist In You

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.18.2014 | Arts

Whether your artistic inclinations lead toward fine arts or arts and crafts, we expect you'll get quite a thrill from artist Eiko Ojala's cut paper il...

5 Graphic Design Tips for Social Media

Zach Kitschke | Posted 06.21.2014 | Small Business
Zach Kitschke

Learning the basics of graphic design will help you create stand-out posts for your Facebook page, spread the word with engaging blog graphics and gen...

Artists Give Words Their Worth

Patrick Myles | Posted 06.15.2014 | Impact
Patrick Myles

When the Letter Exchange, an organization of lettering artists and 26, an organization of creative writers decided to collaborate to on a project to celebrate their respective birth dates, it was destined to be a purely experimental undertaking.

The Number One Myth of Hiring (and How You Can Overcome It)

William A. Beachy | Posted 06.10.2014 | Small Business
William A. Beachy

A very small business is really more about its people and less about its systems. You need to make sure you're finding and hiring the very best employees.

Why Is 'Fuck' The World's Best Word?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 05.22.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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The Responsive Pricing System

William A. Beachy | Posted 05.12.2014 | Small Business
William A. Beachy

One of the most common questions I get from young designers who are either freelancing or starting a firm is: "What should I charge for my design services?"

How To Make (And Save) Money As A Graphic Designer

William A. Beachy | Posted 04.28.2014 | Small Business
William A. Beachy

Simply writing out a math equation on a piece of paper won't make you profitable. Writing down a salary of $90K in this equation will not make it come true. But this is a handy little way to think through what you're charging, how many hours you're working, and if you're not profitable-- why.

Poor UX Could Kill Your Start Up

Elaine Thompson | Posted 04.22.2014 | Technology
Elaine Thompson

If you have a tech start up, the chances are you are trying to get to grips with product design, but you can't afford to pay a full time UX designer t...

15 Made-Up Words That You Should Start Using Right Now

Posted 02.22.2014 | Arts

Ever heard of "nurdeling"? You know, the act of sticking your cold feet under someone's butt on the couch. How about a "woolly-doop-doop"? That thing,...