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Topic: Design

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…

The Hidden Meanings and Inspirations Behind Instagram's 5 New Photo Filters

The first styles added since 2012

Instagram unveiled its first new filters in more than two years today, giving phone photographers five more styles to select from when editing their pics. Filters are the hallmark of Instagram,…

This Hipster Business Name Generator Is About to Become Your New Obsession

An overused look becomes fun fodder to sell domains

Forget all those sites that randomly generate band names, stripper names and hobbit names. This one could make you rich, my friends. Brooklyn rich! The Hipster Business Name Generator creates a…

This Brilliantly Designed Alarm Clock Wakes You by Brewing a Cup of Coffee

And looks damn good doing it

Tired of being awoken by talk radio or the dulcet default chimes of your smartphone? Maybe you'd like a nice cup of Ethiopia Yirgacheffe instead? The Barisieur is here to help.…

Meet the Hero Designer Who Publicly Shamed Showtime for Asking Him to Work for Free

How Dan Cassaro's tweet became a rallying cry

When Showtime invited Dan Cassaro to join a design "contest" he felt amounted to milking professionals for free work, he let the network—and the world—know how he felt about it. The…

Famous Children's Characters Are Just as Recognizable in Pantone Posters

Y&R Shanghai shows the personality in each swatch

Because designers never get tired of minimalist poster projects and Pantone-themed stuff, let us present to you the ultimate mashup: Y&R Shanghai's minimalist Pantone posters. Each one features the eyes of…

McDonald's Mascot 'Happy' Becomes Even More Terrifying in Horror Poster Contest

Fear the teeth

Turns out we weren't the only ones that found McDonald's newest Happy Meal mascot, "Happy," just a tad on the frightening side. Online marketplace DesignCrowd challenged its graphic design community to…

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