Creative Community Bulletin 30 January 2014

Great con­tent found by Pariah and shared to the design and cre­ative com­mu­ni­ties on social media.

  • 60+ Free Mini Icon Sets for Designers

    The demand for good icons are too much in these days and find­ing the best icon sets is not that easy. Being a suc­cess­ful cre­ative web artist has a lot to do with the way you work. Sure, you can’t teach good design in some lessons or you can’t cre­ate icons for your dai­ly needs, but it nev­er hurts to pick a few free icons which are always avail­able free to grub.

  • 5 Of The Best And Worst Social Networking Trends For 2014
    “More than 70% of online adults are Facebook users, but the pop­u­lar social net­work is fac­ing some sliv­ers of com­pe­ti­tion as new dig­i­tal des­ti­na­tions entice users. In 2013 we saw the rise of visu­al social media, with ser­vices such as Instagram a…
  • Simplifying the UX of Your Sales-Driven Website to Increase Conversions
    “If you have a sales-driven web­site, your cus­tomer should be your num­ber one pri­or­i­ty. And mak­ing sure that the cus­tomer under­stands your web­site and can eas­i­ly make a pur­chase is def­i­nite­ly your num­ber one goal. From doing A/B test­ing to analy…
  • Pearlfisher New York Designs New Identity for The Dieline
    “The Dieline has unveiled its new new brand­ing and iden­ti­ty, designed by Pearlfisher New York. The logo con­sists of The Dieline word­mark in black accom­pa­nied by one of mul­ti­ple dif­fer­ent pack­age icons in Dieline blue.”
  • Are There Too Many Social Networks?
    “There’s a social net­work for every­thing these days, but do we real­ly need so many options?”
  • The Science Behind Online Fonts (and how they make you feel)

    Websites like Medium, Signal vs. Noise, and Zen Habits are like yoga stu­dios for con­tent. Their pre­sen­ta­tion of con­tent puts me at peace while read­ing, allow­ing me to ful­ly focus on the sto­ries with­out dis­trac­tion.

    Just look at the dif­fer­ence between Medium and Cracked:”

  • Powerful Portraits of Brave People Revealing Their Insecurities

    The What I Be Project by pho­tog­ra­ph­er Steve Rosenfield is an intrigu­ing study into the human con­di­tion. The par­tic­i­pants in Steve’s projects bare their souls writ­ing their biggest inse­cu­ri­ties on their bod­ies with mark­ers and then let­ting Steve pho­to­graph them. Their mes­sages tell of fears, self-doubts, and labels for soci­ety that stop most of us from liv­ing hap­pi­er lives, but it also shows us the amaz­ing brav­ery of the par­tic­i­pants to share their inner­most fears with the world. How many of us have the brav­ery to admit we were molest­ed, feel ugly, think we are too thin or too fat, and to do it in such a dar­ing pub­lic way?”

  • 50 Years of Cuban Film Posters
    “The Danish Film Institute has post­ed their col­lec­tion of Cuban Film Posters from the past 50 years or more on Flickr. Among them are some fine exam­ples of the unique poster art of Niko, Dimas and Bachs.”
  • 4 Typography Trends for 2014

    Web design trends change from year to year – and thus, so do the trends in the com­po­nents that make them up. One of the most impor­tant com­po­nents of web design is typog­ra­phy, and 2014 is going to bring some new, excit­ing and inter­est­ing trends in the way we see fonts across the web. Want to know more about typog­ra­phy trends in the upcom­ing year? Then check out the list below.”

  • Cool Things to Do with All Your Free Cloud Storage Space
    Separate work and home files or active projects and gen­er­al files, sync your music and videos to your mobile devices, keep pref­er­ences and set­tings in sync across mul­ti­ples com­put­ers, do the same for games, and much more. Check out these great …

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