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Breakthrough Logo Design and Branding Success

“Company logos which are strategically planned and designed with specific company credibility traits are termed credibility-based logo design. These traits are defined by the company’s expertise and trustworthy dimensions.” – Dr. Bill Haig Dr. William L. Haig first began developing his “credibility-based logo design” strategy in the 1960s while working with legendary designer Saul...

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The iPhone App Design Manual

“Good app design was about more than taking the internet and making it accessible on your phone, it was an art form in its own right.” —Dave Brown As demand for iPhones, tablets and other mobile devices rises, so does the need for web designers who know how to design functional, successful mobile apps....

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Live Design Tutorial: How to Build a Purpose-Driven Brand

Sunny Bonnell and Ashleigh Hansberger, co-founders of the award-winning branding firm Motto, will present a one-hour live design tutorial that discusses their purpose-driven branding philosophy. In “How to Build a Purpose-Driven Brand,” Sunny and Ashleigh will share their approach to purpose-driven branding, and how they have used their unique point of view to build...

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Harness the Power of Adobe Digital Publishing Suite

These days, everyone is using tablets and mobile devices to consume content.  Have you taken steps to ensure that your content won’t get lost in the shuffle?  Adobe Digital Publishing Suite is a great solution for graphic designers looking to transform content into mobile apps that will wow your customers. You can easily take...

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4 Tips for Managing and Leading Creative Teams

I’ve had all kinds of bosses during the last twenty years. Some were great, while others…not so much. As my career progressed and I decided that I wanted to get into management, I naturally thought to myself “When I get there, I’m going to do it better.” Sound familiar? We all think we can...

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DEAL OF THE DAY: How to Run a Successful Freelance Business

Many designers go freelance or set up their own agencies in search of more freedom, more time and more cash. However, in reality many web design businesses are more demanding on their founders than even the most unreasonable boss. Freelancers often work longer hours, take less holiday and have poorer work-life balances than most...

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Winners Announced in our 12 Days of Design Sweepstakes!

The winners of our 12 Days of Design Sweepstakes have been announced! Check out the official list of winners below and for more details on the 12 great prizes given away, visit the official sweepstakes page here. One-Year, Design VIP Membership - WINNER: Meredith Lyon 500 Premium Clear Plastic Business Cards – WINNER: Meghan...

12 Deals of December: 50% off All eBooks

TODAY’S DEAL: TAKE 50% OFF ALL EBOOKS WITH COUPON CODE EBOOK50! Save 50% on all eBooks with Promo Code EBOOK50 What’s better than a good book?  How about a good book that’s 50% off and you can read on your computer, Kindle, Nook, iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android, or any other device compatible with the PDF file...