Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 12 February 2018

The day’s best and most impor­tant design- and design business-focused arti­cles, tuto­ri­als, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke.

  • Why Multitasking May Make You Less Productive
    Multitasking not only hin­ders pro­duc­tiv­i­ty but it’s actu­al­ly dif­fi­cult to pull off. According to a March 30, 2011, arti­cle pub­lished in Psychology Today, mul­ti­task­ing (engag­ing in two tasks simul­ta­ne­ous­ly) is only pos­si­ble when two con­di­tions…
  • How amper­sand (&) came from a mis­un­der­stand­ing
    The shape of the char­ac­ter (&) pre­dates the word amper­sand by more than 1,500 years. In the first cen­tu­ry, Roman scribes wrote in cur­sive, so when they wrote the Latin word et which means “and” they linked the e and t. Over time the com­bine…
  • 5 more ways how not to get cheat­ed by your design clients
    So instead of fight­ing a los­ing bat­tle, let’s focus on the kind of sit­u­a­tions that can be pre­vent­ed – sit­u­a­tions that hap­pen when good peo­ple go bad all of a sud­den. Let’s try to fig­ure out what habits we can build when work­ing with clients so …
  • 25 Signs That You’re a Graphic Designer
    You can’t go to a restau­rant with­out secret­ly cri­tiquing the menu design.

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