Design Technology News, Industry Trends & Software Reviews

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Collaboration Tools and the Modern Design Agency

Editor’s Note: The following post is from Allegra Poggio, production director at Visceral, who describes the collaboration tools and process that helped the Visceral creative team in a recent web project. At Visceral, we’re in the business of designing for the web. Like many digital agencies, we’re constantly looking for ways to be more...

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Graphic Design News: June 7-20

Here’s some graphic design news you may have missed:  Mohawk Live App Launches Paper manufacturer Mohawk announced the launch of its new mobile app, Mohawk Live. Available for Android and Apple iOS devices, the app is designed to bring printed materials to life using HP Aurasma augmented reality technology. It works like this: users...

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Join Adobe at HOW Design Live — June 2013

Adobe is a proud sponsor of HOW Design Live, and has incredible things in store to help sharpen your design skills, and get you re-inspired to create your greatest work yet. Want to win an Adobe® Creative Cloud™ 5-year membership?

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A Look Back at HOW’s Website

Flashback to 1995, the year the Internet became commercialized. Let’s take a journey back to an age when pages took several minutes to load and watch howdesign.com develop into the site we know today.

Behance Announces ProSite!

Over the years, our friends at Behance have been helping designers build their careers and get exposure for their work. They’ve just announced a new service called ProSite, which allows designers to build customized portfolio sites (with no Behance branding and no ads) without needing programming skills. The ProSites will also sync with Behance,...

Adobe: Flash Catalyst

To introduce you to a new world of design possibilities, HOW and Adobe asked some of their favorite designers to convert their static print work to fully interactive projects—without writing code!—by using Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5, part of Adobe Creative Suite® 5 Design Premium. See how the projects appeared in print in HOW’s September/October...