Platforms like WordPress provide a great way to build a DIY website easily and quickly, but it's important to set your site apart from the competition.
Deadline extended! Submit your design work for inclusion in Creative Anarchy, a new book from Mastering Type author Denise Bosler.
When I first started editing for HOW Books around a year and a half ago, the first book I chose as an editor’s pick was Meghan Murphy’s Kawaii Not, Too: Cute Gets Badder. If you’re not familiar, the book is Murphy’s second collection of Japanese-inspired cute comic strips of inanimate objects saying some pretty...
Prototyping is building a model of a website—before you build the actual site. HOW Interactive Design Conference speaker Chris Butler schools us on website prototyping—and why it's such a crucial step in the web design process.
Personal branding entails creating an original visual identity for yourself and weaving common threads via visual and verbal components across media.
The key to future-proofing your career as a digital creative is to be flexible and become a specialist generalist—a digital creative who can diversify.
A reminder for the weekend, excerpted from The Book of Rules by Joshua Belter: Alcohol and Written Electronic Messages The transmission of written electronic messages is prohibited whenever an individual has a blood alcohol content beyond the legal driving limit in the state in which he or she currently resides. Electronic messages consist of...
If you love dinosaurs, robots and action figures, then check out more hilarious toy comics from Toy Confidential: The Secret Life of Snarky Toys by Aled Lewis, available now at MyDesignShop.
Looking for ideas for handling tricky client negotiations? Check out the article “12 Essential Negotiating Strategies for Consultants” posted on FastCoDesign, excerpted from David Sherwin’s Success By Design: The Essential Business Reference for Designers. The article covers advice for assessing what kind of leverage you have, keeping the big picture in mind, reaching compromises,...
If you love dinosaurs, robots and action figures, then check out more hilarious toy comics from Toy Confidential: The Secret Life of Snarky Toys by Aled Lewis, available now at MyDesignShop!