Design Business Links 13 March 2014
Great content found by Pariah and shared to the design and creative communities on social media.
- Which Productivity Profile Are You?
“Depending on how diligent you are at engaging in these three kinds of work, you will occasionally fall into one of four “productivity profiles”.
- Artist Transforms Comic Books Into Colorful & Eye-Catching Collages
“Swiss artist Mathias Schmied transforms comic books into colorful and eye-catching collages and wall prints.
- Free iPad Air Photoshop Template (PSD)
“This is a free PSD of the new iPad Air that includes 3 different color options for the Smart Cover.
- Graphics Studio Creates Cute Alphabet Cartoon Characters For Nickelodeon Channel
“Modeled after the letters of the alphabet, they include a kissing soft drink and bag of popcorn that form the letter “K” and a hamburger shaped like a “C”, and spell the word “Nickelodeon” when put together. With their cute features and colorful personalities, they are sure to appeal to the channel’s audience of young children.
- Not Just for Coders: 9 Ways To Use GitHub For Creative Work
GitHub is known for the great features it can offer programmers, but it’s not only for them. There are plenty of other creative uses for GitHub. Here are nine different examples on what else GitHub can be used for.
- How To Track How Many Times Links Are Shared On Social Media
“Keeping track of social shares is easy, as long as you actually own the website. Robust tracking tools such as Google Analytics and other plugins make it easy to track how often your content is shared. But what if you want to keep track of sites you don’t run?
- Conference and Event Graphics- Why you Should be Caring about them!
“Exhibition graphics are hugely important both for exhibitors and organisers as they help to communicate important messages to the attendees. Graphics can be used at a wide range of corporate events, including parties and conferences. There are hundreds of reasons why big brands invest heavily in their exhibition stands and graphics – it’s something that your business should be considering too.
- Identifying the Attributes for Building an Effective Website (English could be better, but good points)
“So, to build an attractive and effective website, here we have identified some of the basic attributes for delivering a high quality website design. Let’s have a look on it:
- What is User Experience and Why is it Important?
“This means that it includes both your system, and how people react to it. And since you can’t directly control anyone’s reaction, it is all the more important to consciously create whatever you are putting in front of them.
Every aspect of your product or system affects the user experience – whether button placement, font size or colors used. This is both daunting and encouraging. It means that clever design and fine-tuning gives you the power you need to positively impress your customers.”
- Geektastic LED Frame Brings 8-Bit Pixel Art to Life
“The Game Frame is a fully-programmable grid of LEDs designed to make it easy to display animated pixel art and old-school video game graphics.