Posts Tagged 'Inspiration'

The slowest snail of the world. #gardening #design – Photo

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The slowest snail of the world. #gardening #design – Photo

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Program design for a big conference in Vancouver

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Program design for a big conference in Vancouver

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Designers think and design for the future, and learn from the past

Seth Godin has written a long and thoughtful peace about the current and future evolution of the internet, mobile computing and the internet of things. It’s an important read also for designers, who see their challenges in the problem they

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Designers think and design for the future, and learn from the past

Seth Godin has written a long and thoughtful peace about the current and future evolution of the internet, mobile computing and the internet of things. It’s an important read also for designers, who see their challenges in the problem they

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The words don’t fit the #design as well. I love typographical art.

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The words don’t fit the #design as well. I love typographical art.

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Wall #design – Birds on wall

I wonder how stupid the guys where to think that a bird will hit the wall via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/JI0iPhGw72/

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Wall #design – Birds on wall

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5 ways to use the SMS Group Service SendHub.com

I’ve discovered today an awesome service – SendHub.com This service allows you to create a sort of SMS newsletter service. You create a group and can send messages to this group via mobile text. The best thing is, that people

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5 ways to use the SMS Group Service SendHub.com

I’ve discovered today an awesome service – SendHub.com This service allows you to create a sort of SMS newsletter service. You create a group and can send messages to this group via mobile text. The best thing is, that people

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The Version History of a website

How great is that – tracking the changes made to a website not a sense of content, but in functionality. Since websites are not longer just containers of content it makes perfect sense. Is it interesting to the visitor? Sure,

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The Version History of a website

How great is that – tracking the changes made to a website not a sense of content, but in functionality. Since websites are not longer just containers of content it makes perfect sense. Is it interesting to the visitor? Sure,

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DesignPodcast of the week

No time for reading about Design? Want to get an insight what designers/developers/artists think about their work directly from their voice? Why not listen to some design podcasts. I often feel that written interviews are edited versions of the voice

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DesignPodcast of the week

No time for reading about Design? Want to get an insight what designers/developers/artists think about their work directly from their voice? Why not listen to some design podcasts. I often feel that written interviews are edited versions of the voice

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Using Podcasts to learn while working

I use podcasts to learn while I work. I listen to design talks, keynotes, interviews and news from science, culture and some entertainment. Especially during the tasks every designer can do without thinking (photo retouching, filling in content, corrections) are

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Using Podcasts to learn while working

I use podcasts to learn while I work. I listen to design talks, keynotes, interviews and news from science, culture and some entertainment. Especially during the tasks every designer can do without thinking (photo retouching, filling in content, corrections) are

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Chi 2011 Computer Human Interaction Congress in Vancouver

What can designers learn from a conference about computer human interaction? A lot. For example that designers should learn from the past and be open about it and more.

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Chi 2011 Computer Human Interaction Congress in Vancouver

What can designers learn from a conference about computer human interaction? A lot. For example that designers should learn from the past and be open about it and more.

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How to make a chart with 3d effects in Illustrator fast

Doing charts is a almost a daily business for any graphic designer. Most of them don’t need to be super-fancy, but some spice can always help. Creating a 3D Effect is quickly done with the standard tools we all use – rectangles, lines and gradients. But if you have to do many charts (for an annual report) then this options can really slow you down. Unless.

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How to make a chart with 3d effects in Illustrator fast

Doing charts is a almost a daily business for any graphic designer. Most of them don’t need to be super-fancy, but some spice can always help. Creating a 3D Effect is quickly done with the standard tools we all use – rectangles, lines and gradients. But if you have to do many charts (for an annual report) then this options can really slow you down. Unless.

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Be your own stock photograher

Stock images are cheaper than ever and access to creative commons material is great, but often not available in print resolution. Having your own stock photography is better – and easy. I show you how.

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Be your own stock photograher

Stock images are cheaper than ever and access to creative commons material is great, but often not available in print resolution. Having your own stock photography is better – and easy. I show you how.

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Facebook Pages instead of a Website?

Facebook has over 500 Million potential readers and a free publishing tool, pages. But wait, here are a few aspects to consider before you put your effort into a Facebook page

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Facebook Pages instead of a Website?

Facebook has over 500 Million potential readers and a free publishing tool, pages. But wait, here are a few aspects to consider before you put your effort into a Facebook page

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A guide to Evolution vs Revolution in Website-Redesign

How to decide if you need a complete new design or just some improvement? Here some questions to ask yourself and if you answer the majority with yes you need a complete overhaul.

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A guide to Evolution vs Revolution in Website-Redesign

How to decide if you need a complete new design or just some improvement? Here some questions to ask yourself and if you answer the majority with yes you need a complete overhaul.

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7 Alternatives to Thesis

Next up in the series of font alternatives for popular fonts is Thesis – or better known as TheSans, TheSerif, TheMix, TheSans Mono. I’ve found 7 interesting alternatives – from huge and expensive to very big and resonable priced.

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7 Alternatives to Thesis

Next up in the series of font alternatives for popular fonts is Thesis – or better known as TheSans, TheSerif, TheMix, TheSans Mono. I’ve found 7 interesting alternatives – from huge and expensive to very big and resonable priced.

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Connecting the dots

Drawing from some of the most pivotal points in his life, Steve Jobs urged graduates to pursue their dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks.

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Connecting the dots

Drawing from some of the most pivotal points in his life, Steve Jobs urged graduates to pursue their dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks.

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9 Alternatives to the font DIN

The font DIN typeface family is inspired by the classic industrial German engineering designs, DIN 1451 Engschrift and DIN 1451 Mittelschrift. I’ve looked around the foundries to find some other alternatives and found some interesting ones. So enjoy.

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9 Alternatives to the font DIN

The font DIN typeface family is inspired by the classic industrial German engineering designs, DIN 1451 Engschrift and DIN 1451 Mittelschrift. I’ve looked around the foundries to find some other alternatives and found some interesting ones. So enjoy.

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Corporate Publishing doesn’t need to be boring

I will start my new series about corporate publishing by demystifying a myth – corporate publishing is boring. I will show you in this lesson how you can make a graphically stunning article about the introduction of a new window hardware product line by telling a story.

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Corporate Publishing doesn’t need to be boring

I will start my new series about corporate publishing by demystifying a myth – corporate publishing is boring. I will show you in this lesson how you can make a graphically stunning article about the introduction of a new window hardware product line by telling a story.

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The missing Best Practices

In the last couple of month I’ve attended to a few workshops related to the new tools we are going to use in our marketing departments. Let me share my thoughts about why workshops are important.

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The missing Best Practices

In the last couple of month I’ve attended to a few workshops related to the new tools we are going to use in our marketing departments. Let me share my thoughts about why workshops are important.

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8 Alternatives to font Interstate

This time I want to show you some very fresh fonts, none of the presented fonts are designed prior to 1999, for the classic font Interstate.

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8 Alternatives to font Interstate

This time I want to show you some very fresh fonts, none of the presented fonts are designed prior to 1999, for the classic font Interstate.

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The secret behind appealing magazine covers

You ever wondered why some magazines appeal you more than others? Here a few examples and why they work.

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The secret behind appealing magazine covers

You ever wondered why some magazines appeal you more than others? Here a few examples and why they work.

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New Book – 400 Logotypes from Pentagram

Pentagram, a historic graphic design firm is releasing a new book. It will cover 400 logotypes and symbols made by Pentagram from the 1960s until now on over 800 pages. Neddles to say that this is a must for every serious graphic designer and a top inspiration source.

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New Book – 400 Logotypes from Pentagram

Pentagram, a historic graphic design firm is releasing a new book. It will cover 400 logotypes and symbols made by Pentagram from the 1960s until now on over 800 pages. Neddles to say that this is a must for every serious graphic designer and a top inspiration source.

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9 Alternatives to the font Gill Sans

Gill is a classic font, but overused. Here 9 alternatives for you pleasure.

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9 Alternatives to the font Gill Sans

Gill is a classic font, but overused. Here 9 alternatives for you pleasure.

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16 basic graphic design books I recommend

Here is my first book recommendation list of 16 basic theroy and inspirational graphic design books. I own and read them, so they are genuine and approved.

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16 basic graphic design books I recommend

Here is my first book recommendation list of 16 basic theroy and inspirational graphic design books. I own and read them, so they are genuine and approved.

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5 guerilla alternatives to brain storming

Guerilla fighters are known for having a great impact without huge investments in humans or weaponry. I translated this concept into my guerilla alternatives to brain storming.

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5 guerilla alternatives to brain storming

Guerilla fighters are known for having a great impact without huge investments in humans or weaponry. I translated this concept into my guerilla alternatives to brain storming.

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