Design, Digital

YouTube unveils first own-brand typeface

YouTube Sans takes inspiration from the brand’s play button symbol, and has been designed by its in-house UX team alongside ...

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Significantly increased sales for Mount Machinery after using design by Creative Media

Mount Machinery is a well established family business selling, renting and repairing excavator attachments from their Leeds headquarters. The business ...

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Inspiration

You Know You’re a Designer When…

If you’ve ever tried to command Z in real-life or you actually know the translation of lorem ipsum, chances are ...

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Inspiration

50 Posters that Rocked the World

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Design, Inspiration

How to Design a Minimal Logo That Works

It doesn’t get much more minimal than that classic Nike Swoosh. The design is simple, iconic and you’d be hard-pressed ...

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If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking

General George S. Patton
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Design

Everything You Need to Know About HD Design

If you haven’t already taken note, the web is going high def. From images to backgrounds to user interface elements, ...

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New skills in web design

Knowing what to focus on in order to stay up to speed with the web can be a challenge. Here ...

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Design, Inspiration

Mastercard reveals new logo for the first time in 20 years

Pentagram partners Michael Bierut and Luke Hayman have created a new visual identity for global finance brand Mastercard, which aims ...

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Inspiration

Googles largest office in Europe complete with running track

The 11-storey building includes sleep pods, furniture by Vitra and a running track. AHMM has designed Google’s new London, King’s ...

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Inspiration

Netflix unveils new app logo to add branding ‘pizzazz’

Netflix is taking an unconventional approach to its branding. The company dropped a new logo — and it dropped the ...

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Inspiration

Instagram’s new brand

The social media platform has redesigned its branding and user interface, replacing its iconic brown, life-like camera symbol with a ...

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People call me a perfectionist, but I'm not. I'm a rightist. I do something until it's right, and then I move on to the next thing.

James Cameron
Digital

Essential design trends, June 2016

Designers are changing the rules for web design, thanks to creative problem solving. Auto-play sound, mixing real and illustrated images ...

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Digital

PayPal relaunches its mobile apps with minimal new design

In a move that’s a first in the company’s history, PayPal has redesigned its mobile apps completely from scratch. The ...

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Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.

Steve Jobs
Inspiration

The A to Z of typography terms

This comprehensive infographic will help to expand your typography vocabulary. Do you know your aperture from your apex? How about ...

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Create your own visual style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.

Orsen Wells
Cool Stuff

Think you’re handy with a scalpel?

As designers, we’ve spent years cutting, detailing and making up proofs, to the point we’d like to think we’re second ...

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Opinion

What makes a great design portfolio?

With quite a few design students reading our blog and following us on twitter, we thought it would be a ...

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