Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 16 January 2016

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

  • 7 Components Of A Killer Headline [Infographic]
    I looked at the most cut­ting edge research and com­bined it to cre­ate an info­graph­ic detail­ing exact­ly what con­sti­tutes a killer headline.Tags: Writing AmWriting copy­writ­ing
  • 5 Smartphone Apps for People with Disabilities
    Smartphones have become much more than call­ing and tex­ting devices. For those with dis­abil­i­ties, the smart­phone and the apps have become assis­tive tech­nol­o­gy devices.Tags: UI UX MobileDesign Accessibility
  • Excellent Tool for Writers: Find Similar or Opposite words at WordHippo
    Find Similar or Opposite words at WordHippoOh … There’s a bunch of oth­er stuff you can do too.Tags: Writing AmWriting copy­writ­ing
  • Free Ampersand Fonts
    They are all free for per­son­al use (and some can be used for com­mer­cial pur­pos­es too). Hope you like them as much as I do. :-)Tags: typog­ra­phy amper­sand
  • Creating a Poster with Adobe Mobile Apps
    Learn to use Adobe mobile apps such as Capture CC and Comp CC to devel­op cutting-edge graph­ic designs.Tags: Design
  • Control Your Lines to Make Stronger Photos

    A cou­ple years ago I tried to answer, for myself, this sim­ple ques­tion: What makes a great pho­to­graph? My own reply was con­tained in three elements—lines, light, and moments. What we do with those three is every­thing in a pho­to­graph.


  • Films Boosting the Market for Enhanced Ebooks?

    The enhanced e-book for American Sniper was released simul­ta­ne­ous­ly with the hard­cov­er in 2012, well before the film pre­miered on Jan. 16, 2015, and the sup­ple­men­tal mate­r­i­al is not direct­ly relat­ed to the movie. It con­tains 12 orig­i­nal inter­views with Kyle inter­spersed between chap­ters, in which the NAVY Seal (who died in 2013) touch­es on the book’s themes—and it also includes a video with his wife, Taya Kyle.


  • 50 Powerful Examples of Visual Propaganda and the Meanings Behind Them
    It’s changed how the world thinks and behaves for thou­sands of years.Tags: Design
  • Solutions to 5 Common Blogging Problems
    When you first start out blog­ging, what are some of the blog­ging prob­lems you might face? And, more impor­tant­ly, how do you avoid/handle them?Tags: Writing AmWriting copy­writ­ing amblog­ging
  • Photoshop for Designers: Layer Effects
    Create editable, non­de­struc­tive effects such as shad­ows, glows, bev­el and emboss, and much more with lay­er effects in Photoshop.Tags: Photoshop
  • The Large Desktop Experience in Responsive Design
    Boana’s Johannes Holl shares ideas and UI pat­terns he found use­ful while design­ing a web­site with large desk­tops in mind.Tags: CSS WebDesign MobileDesign

Pariah Burke

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

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