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What colors do you see? A deeper look at color blindness

How many times have you been asked in your life what your favorite color is? Countless times, right? Sometimes I’ve even been questioned why a color is my favorite. I simply shrug. Why is the sky blue? I don’t know, it just is.

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Uber did what to their logo?

Uber unveiled the design of their logo on February 2nd. Not only did Uber redesign their logo, they also rebranded their company. Since the unveiling, they have caused quite the stir. Something once familiar has [...]

5 Free Online Infographic Generators

Would you prefer to read a blog post about free online tools for creating infographics? OR Would you prefer to look at a picture with some text about free online tools for creating infographics?   I don't [...]

Why Google’s New Identity Doesn’t Feel Quite Right

If you look for news about Google’s new logo, you’re bound to find either love it or hate it reviews all over. The idea behind the redesign was to make Google more accessible as technology [...]

Make Your Own Fonts

I'm a bit of a pretty big font and type nerd, and I'll be the first to admit it. Since I have so much fun with this topic, I decided to do a follow-up to my [...]

Quick & Easy Hand Lettering for Beginners

I have long since had a love for hand lettering. The whole process and seeing how it different and unique it turns out each time; it is just fascinating to me. For starters, let’s take [...]

Crayon, An Inspiration Search Engine for Marketers and Designers

You've heard of writer's block and you have probably experienced some type of creativity blockage in your lifetime. It happens to us all at some point, regardless of what field you are in. I often [...]

Will The Grid Make My Job Obsolete?

The Grid is a program that is still in development but has already put out advertisements galore, boasting an Artificial Intelligence capable of designing and building websites itself. It’s not difficult to find plugins that [...]

The Journey from Print to Web Design: 6 Things You Need to Know

For every type of design, there are just as many designers. Some designers only work with print design, others with web design, and others with package design, fashion design, interior design…the list goes on and [...]

Best Practices for Creating Effective Call to Action Buttons

What is a Call to Action Button? (CTA) A call to action button is a button that is located on your website or landing page to drive leads with the goal of converting visitors into [...]

Components of a Landing Page

What is a landing page? A landing page is a stand-alone page with one focused objective. It is designed as a lead page for visitors. Landing pages are used for marketing campaigns to generate leads, [...]

Render.ly makes exporting in Photoshop a breeze!

Render.ly is a free Photoshop plugin that allows users to add variants to screens, manage assets and design specs. Using Render.ly's smart technology this can all be exported automatically with one click. Any elements that [...]

Designers + Curated Music = DesignersMX

Music plays role in many designers’ lives. It’s a way to get inspiration, motivation or reflection. DesignersMX is a website created for designers that allows them to create playlists to share with others. Blake Allen and [...]

Paper App Now collaborative with Mix

Do you like to draw? Perhaps you skilled at drawing or maybe you just enjoy doodling. FiftyThree is the company that created the iPad app, Paper. The app is designed for sketching and drawing that [...]

Showcase your photos with Lychee

Lychee is a free open-source photo management tool that runs on your web server. If you are interested in self-hosting your photos, Lychee is easy to manage. In order to get started, simply download and [...]