Hidden Logos, Part II

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There is the age old debate- who is more clever, the writers or designers or brands/products?  Depending on who you are talking to, you may want to keep your opinion to yourself, but below are 10 more of the best hidden logo designs. 10.  Formula 1:  The black “F” and the red pattern signify speed, […]

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I Can’t Believe I Didn’t See That

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There is the age old debate- who is more clever, the writers or designers or brands/products?  Depending on who you are talking to, you may want to keep your opinion to yourself, but below are 10 of the 20 best hidden logo designs. 20.  FedEx:  FedEx are known for their speed and accuracy, but have […]

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Founding the New Political Platform

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A little blue bird named Twitter ties the most powerful political Twitter elite on the planet together, which include: President Barack Obama Pope Francis India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi Indonesia’s Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Queen Rania of Jordan Actually five months ago when Prime Minister Narendra Modi took power, he forwent local interviews for tweeted photo […]

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Retailers Bite into Apple

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Just when you thought your iPhone could do everything, now it really can, at select stores, with Apple Pay.  The mobile payments service launches at the end of October and Apple revealed a list of retailers who will start accepting your iPhone as currency. With the “leak” or debut of the new Apple iPad Air […]

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Welcome Back to Web Design 101

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5. Write effectively. Avoid cute or clever names, marketing-induced names, company-specific names and unfamiliar technical names. 6. Keep it simple. The “keep it simple”-principle (KIS) should be the primary goal of website design.  Users are rarely on a site to enjoy the design; furthermore, in most cases they are looking for the information. 7. White […]

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Welcome to Web Design 101

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The question is what is a successful website design?  The following 10 answers (broke into a two part series) will assist you in critiquing your own website design. 1. Don’t make users think. Your webpage should be obvious and self-explanatory.  By reducing cognitive load, you make it easier for visitors to grasp the idea behind […]

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Do You Even Know How You Feel?

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How do you sell shoppers on duck, a product that’s served in many restaurants but that many people do not feel comfortable cooking at home? That was the challenge for U.K.-based design consultancy Elmwood after packaged-foods maker Gressingham Foods asked Elmwood to recast its brand identity as premium but accessible. Elmwood uses biomotive triggers in […]

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Super-Sized Cell

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Apple’s visionary and founder, Steve Jobs, appears to have been wrong about super-sized phones.  The company’s first such device is on backorder for more than a month at some carriers after going on sale. For years, Apple resisted developing a big-screen iPhone, failing to see the utility of a device that has trouble fitting in […]

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Social Activism is No Bucket Head

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Even the water from the ALS Association’s Ice Bucket Challenge this past summer couldn’t cool down the rise of social media turned social activism.  While leaving millions wet, the ALS Association’s Ice Bucket Challenge soaked up nearly $100 million through the social activism. Social media has become what click-to-give banners used to be, with brands […]

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Showtime’s Dexter Comes to Life

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Ajanaffy Njewadda, a New York woman, is suing the Manhattan Transportation Authority, Showtime and the City of New York after being startled by an advertisement for Showtime’s Dexter. Njewadda claims in a lawsuit that she fell, broke her ankle and suffered a concussion last year after being frightened by Grand Central Terminal advertising for the […]

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