Creative Community Bulletin 2 January 2014
Great content found by Pariah and shared to the design and creative communities on social media.
- Think Negatively and Other Positive Drawing Tips“To perceive the shapes of characters in stone tiles, you have to be a keen observer. Unequivocally, observing mindfully will help you learn to draw as well as engage your brain. (The brain uses about 25% of its power for vision.) When you lear…
- Herman Miller’s Living Office, Customizable Office Spaces that Support Work and Interaction“Herman Miller’s Living Office provides people with a variety of Settings-spaces optimized to support work and interaction. Each of the 10 Settings are distinct in purpose, scale, and sociability. The right mix can foster an office landscape wh…
- A Pilot Explains How To Avoid Getting Screwed After January 5th“Reader Grindintosecond explains in this piece how the FAA’s upcoming pilot rule change is going to alter how airlines handle bad weather response and what you, a consumer, can do to avoid getting stuck in an airport all night.”
- Josh Reich: People Say They Need Complexity, But What They Want Is Simplicity
“In this talk, Reich walks us through Simple’s ever-evolving “human oriented” design process that forgoes a design department. Instead, every employee is given the agency to create.”
- The Post-PC Era Begins In Earnest This Year
“To date, there are still more installed PCs in the world than there are smartphones or tablets. [In 2014], that’s likely to change. ”
- 50 Illustrator Tutorials That Will Leave You Looking Like A Pro“This round-up brings you a selection of great Illustrator tutorials starting with the basics and ending with advanced projects. All the information you need to get to grips with this powerful software.”
- UX Designer or Developer: Who Will be King in 2014?
“Back in 2010, almost everyone agreed, but just before the global coronation of software developers, the user experience (UX) designers united in protest, saying, “hang on, you are nothing without us! You are just coding the amazing user experiences that we have designed!” There is still tension between UX designers and software developers, which borders on sibling rivalry.”