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Today Adobe are releasing a major update to Creative Cloud. It will see significant updates to all 14 major applications, and there’s more exciting news about the product range. Since the announcement of Creative Cloud, and more specifically...
Bic—internationally renowned maker of ballpoint pens, lighters, and razors—has a fantastic record for imaginative self-promotion. Their latest project is the Universal Typeface Experiment, a collaborative Web project designed...
There are some tasks that are so tedious to complete online that we always put them off until the last minute: whether you’re filing your taxes or buying groceries, the number of “required field”s is always too high. One process that’s...
At Apple’s WWDC today, the company debuted some pretty ‘meh’ changes to iOS7; iOS8, which will be available to download in the Autumn of this year, might have more appropriately been named iOS7.1. Amongst the multi-threaded workflow...
It’s long been accepted that building a solid grid is the foundation of a strong site design. Of course, the grid shouldn't dictate design decisions, but it sure is a great way of making that blank page look a little less blank. Frustrating...
Craig Rozynski may have taken on the mother of all type design challenges with his creation Comic Neue; a revival of the world’s most hated typeface. His first type design project, Rozynski’s Comic Neue loses the pretence of unevenness...
At the end of last week ICANN, the body responsible for the allocation of domain names online, announced it will be adopting changes to domain name structure first proposed at the Paris conference in October. Those changes center around increased...
It was seen as the future of the Web and mobile devices. Google Glass was the thing we all saw in movies about the near future. It was a TV, phone, computer and all in a very personal device. It opened the door to a virtual world of augmented reality,...
Keeping abreast of emerging trends is one of the most challenging aspects of any designer's job. If you're looking for a truly accurate picture of the web design world we'll inhabit over the next few years, as well as the technologies, techniques...
Yay! More free pictures! We can now use millions of Getty-owned photos for free on our websites, blogs and social media channels (as long as it’s not for commercial purposes). Getty’s new offering is promising at first glance. Their description...
One of the big challanges for large companies, especially in the digital age, is establishing and maintaining brand consistency. A corporation like Sony for example, wages a daily war to ensure consistent communications across five continents....
Origami, developed by the Facebook design team, is one of the emerging next-generation tools for designers producing interactive, flexible websites and apps. It’s also free. Origami is not a standalone application, but is actually...