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.

Pariah Burke

Author, consultant, trainer, guru: Digital Publishing, ePub, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark. Empowering, Informing, Connecting Creative Professionals™

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