Mental Illness in the Web Industry

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The picture of the tortured artist has endured for centuries: creative geniuses who struggle with their metaphorical demons and don’t relate to life the same way as most people. Today, we know some of this can be attributed to mental illness: depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and many others. We have modern stories about this and … Continue reading Mental Illness in the Web Industry

18 Different Projects That Feature the Color Green

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© Maarten Willemstein Over the centuries green has signified many emotions; love, jealousy, health, and more recently the environment. Particularly in the middle ages, it was used to suggest wealth and riches, being used by Leonardo da Vinci as the color of Mona Lisa’s dress. It has also been part of the important tradition to … Continue reading 18 Different Projects That Feature the Color Green

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Herb Lubalin renowned graphic designer

Renowned American graphic designer, Herb Lubalin, best known for his collaborations with Ralph Ginzburg on the magazines Eros, Fact and  Avant Garde,  is regarded as one of the seminal designers of the 20th century. The, 17 March 2018, will mark what would have been Lubalin's 100th birthday.

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7 Simple Guidelines for Creating an Online Magazine (Step By Step)

Digital magazines are becoming increasingly popular with people all over the world. According to, the number of digital magazine readers in the United States increased from 3.3 million in 2011 to 12.7 million in 2016. As a result, many businesses and individuals are now opting for online magazines

Adult Colouring Books the new bestsellers

Some of the best selling books online are adult colouring books. They are not like your typical children's colouring books – which have huge illustrations and are not especially challenging to anybody who has hand-eye coordination and is over the age of 12.

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La Parisienne: Classy Script font by Sinikka Li ( weandthecolor)

Recently designed and published by Sinikka Li, a German hand-lettering artist and typographer, La Parisienne is a handwritten signature typeface that comes with over 128 stylistic ligatures to let you create typographic work with a natural handwriting style. The font works on both systems Mac and PC.

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AIGA’s New Movement Ropes In Pentagram, IBM, To Double Female Roles In Design –

Background image by DesignTAXI. Images provided by AIGA The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)-the largest and longest-standing design association in the US-has launched ' Double or Nothing ', a bold project that aims to double the number of women leaders in the design industry and counter the gender pay gap.

Jules Cheret – The Father of Modern Poster Art

Jules Cheret was a French painter and lithographer who became a master of Belle Époque poster art. He has been called the father of the modern poster.

The Golden Ratio - the maths of beauty

Golden Ratio – guide rather than law

Since the Renaissance, many artists, and architects have proportioned their creations to approximate the golden ratio. The ratio itself has been known by many names, including the Phi Ratio, the Fibonacci Ratio, the Divine Ratio, the Golden Mean, and the Golden Section.