Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 14 October 2016
The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke.
- The Dreaded Synopsis—What It REALLY Reveals About Our Writing
- What’s the Longest Humans Can Live? 115 Years, New Study Says – The New York Times
- Why You Should Group Text to Stay in Touch With Friends | Apartment Therapy
- How To Create a Realistic Money Effect in Photoshop
- How to Outline for NaNoWriMo: Should You Outline Your Novel?
- 53 Mind-blowing Uses of Typography
- Science-Backed Ways To Build Confidence When You Feel Like You’re Out Of Your League
- 10 ways to keep clients coming back to you
Repeat business: it’s the lifeblood of the design industry. Here are our top tips on how to keep your clients smiling
- These guys built an app to help minorities land jobs in tech … and it’s attracting a lot of attention
- The Ideal Bookshelf for Designers
“Beyond the bite-sized bits of design material you’ll come across in your RSS feeder, there’s an incredibly rich world of knowledge that lives not in pixels, but in print. And if you’re itching to build up your personal library of design references and inspiration, you’re in luck! Inspired by The Ideal Bookshelf, we’ve assembled our most inspiring and adored books to influence and expand your designer mind. Of course, with this list it might be hard to decide where to begin, but that’s the beauty of a bookshelf. You just skim the book bindings until you come across one that just feels ripe for your mood!
- New Study Could Be the Death Knell of Brain-Training Games
- A busy student’s guide to starting a freelance design business
- Meet Noto, Google’s Free Font for More Than 800 Languages
- Learn How to Set Up the Potential for Change in Character Arcs
- Realistic Lightsaber Effect in Photoshop
- The illustrator’s guide to getting an agentLisa Hassell speaks to illustrators and agencies to discover exactly what is the role of the agent, and how to get the most out of them.
- Three Ways To Make Your Entire Team More Creative