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Infographic: 2014 Global Design Trends

Think, for a moment, about the web and graphic designs of yesteryear. What springs to mind? Do you recall the “grunge” and “retro” look? Or when everything seemed to feature silhouettes of excited crowds? Or when everything seemed to have round 3D “glassy” buttons? Or when everything was all handwriting and layered textured backgrounds? Or when stripes and chevrons...

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Adobe to Creatives: It’s the Cloud or Nothing

Will designers and developers embrace Creative Cloud, or will they walk away? Do they really even have a choice? // Image credit: Brent Couchman, www.brentcouchman.com What’s that? That’s the sound of a million designers and developers crying all at once. Adobe recently announced that they are ending perpetual licenses on all of their software products. We’re talking Photoshop,...

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eBay Gets a New Look; Looks to Pinterest for Social “Inspiration”

If there’s a constant on the Internet, it’s that things are always changing. One only has to look back at how drastically different our online world was just ten years ago to know this. But in the midst of the swirling, dizzying stream of constantly-evolving information, there has been one thing that quite literally remained constant for nearly two decades. eBay’s logo. That is,...

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Color and the Art of Persuasion

I was in an art museum once when a toddler — no more than two years old — walked up to a projection on the floor that rotated among several large corporation logos. Several flashed by and then the famous “golden arches” of McDonald’s appeared. The little girl immediately exclaimed, “Mmm, french fries!” She couldn’t yet read, but she already associated...

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