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Topic: Design

This Designer's Minimalist Year of the Monkey Poster Looks a Lot Like ... Something Else

Now he seems bummed

Minimalist design is great when it works, but sometimes the results can leave themselves wide open for interpretation. In the case of San Francisco designer Lehu Zhang, a quickly assembled poster idea…

7 Keys to Creating a Brand Logo That Works Absolutely Everywhere

Especially in the mobile-social era

A logo should instantly trigger a consumer's recognition of a brand and all it represents. But there are a lot of brands out there and, consequently, a lot of logos. Just…

Zac Posen Debuts an LED Dress Made by (and for) Female Coders

Fashion and tech, an inspiring combination

Fewer than 1 percent of high school girls plan to study computer science in college. Hoping to change that, Google's Made with Code initiative recently encouraged girls to design a…

Roger Bova Helped Give Budweiser a New Look. What's He Planning at Barton F. Graf?

New head of design on his past triumphs and future challenges

Roger Bova was one of only three designers at Anomaly when he joined three and a half years ago. And while he grew the agency's design department into something much…

Inside Jonathan Adler's Duplex, an Ever-Changing Creative Lab Packed With His Own Creations

Furnishings guru opens his doors for Adweek’s Design Issue

On a few weekends each year, an arts and crafts fair sets up shop along University Place, a narrow, leafy street in New York's Greenwich Village that borders the apartment…

Here's How Bud Light Designed 200,000 Different Colorful Cans for Music Festivalgoers

Using HP technology

Individualized packaging seems to be the latest trend for beverage giants like Diet Coke and Absolut, and now Bud Light is getting in on the action and bringing it to the…

Google's Mobile Update Has Websites Worried About Search Rankings on Phones

'Mobilegeddon' for some sites might mean better user experience

Google is about to release an algorithm update that could affect mobile traffic, the new lifeblood of the Internet for many websites. The tweaks to its search recipe could help…

Milton Glaser Explains the Value of Design Beyond Just Selling Stuff

Legendary creative on his philosophy and biggest hits

"By the time I was in kindergarten, I had been designated as class artist. Some of the older kids discovered that I could draw girls doing unspeakable things, and I…

These Pun-Heavy Posters About Graphic Design Will Make Creatives Chuckle (or Groan)

Sara Heffernen's fun, hokey series

Sara Heffernen's "Graphic Design Pun Cards" make gentle sport of designers' compulsive, perfectionist tendencies, while being dad-jokey enough to elicit groans from the rest of us. Having said that, "Bad Kerning…

This Beautifully Simple Site Makes It Easy to Create the Right Digital Color Palette

Made for app designers, it's handy for all

For the most talented designers, creating a palette of complementary colors comes easy. For the rest of us, not so much. Enter Material Palette, a site launched this week by European…

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