Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 18 July 2014

Great con­tent found by Pariah and shared to the design and cre­ative com­mu­ni­ties on social media.

  • 5 People You Should Regularly Talk Shop With for a Better Career
    The right advice can dra­mat­i­cal­ly change your career. But to get that insight, you need to talk to the right peo­ple. Build a net­work of peo­ple with dif­fer­ent roles and your pro­fes­sion­al life will ben­e­fit from diverse per­spec­tives. Here are a fe…
  • Adobe Muse CC 2014 Review
    The web design tool has received an update, but are the new fea­tures effec­tive? Lance Evans takes Muse CC 2014 for a test dri­ve.
  • Infographic: The 5 Most Dangerous Creative Productivity Myths

    When it comes to being pro­duc­tive in cre­ative work, there are cer­tain rules of thumb that many adhere to that may actu­al­ly decrease instead of increase the accom­plished out­puts. 

    AtTask has cre­at­ed an insight­ful info­graph­ic that busts five of the most dan­ger­ous cre­ative pro­duc­tiv­i­ty myths that one can believe in—for instance, if you think that hav­ing a more flu­id, unstruc­tured work­ing process is help­ful for cre­ative work, you will have to think again. 

  • The Big Guide To Printing From Your iPhone or iPad

    Wirelessly print­ing pho­tos and doc­u­ments straight from your iPhone and iPad can be as easy as send­ing some­one a text mes­sage, using one of sev­er­al built-in and third-party options.
    Though paper­less read­ing and shar­ing of doc­u­ments is easy and afford­able these days, there are occa­sions when we all still need to use print doc­u­ments and pho­tos on paper. Apple’s print­ing tech­nol­o­gy AirPrint and a few handy third-party apps and cloud ser­vices sup­port a wide range of print­ing options what­ev­er you’re work­ing on.
    Here’s how to print from your iPhone or iPad to just about any print­er.

  • 20 Creative Ads that Make You Want To Wait For The Elevator

    From bill­boards and bus­es, we now turn our atten­tion to ele­va­tor adver­tise­ments. While bus­es move around town, ele­va­tors make their way up and down between floors and have mov­ing doors that when cre­ative­ly uti­lized can con­vey mes­sages real well. But don’t take our word for it, check these 20 cre­ative ele­va­tor ads out for your­self and see if you agree!

  • The Gamification of Business

    Gamification for busi­ness fol­lows the same basic prin­ci­ples, allow­ing cus­tomers to earn points and achieve sta­tus­es. Your reg­u­lar loy­al­ty pro­gram is an exam­ple of how busi­ness­es use gam­i­fi­ca­tion to their advan­tage, and yours — to a cer­tain extent. Designed by ClickSoftware, this info­graph depicts the brief his­to­ry of gam­i­fi­ca­tion in busi­ness. You may also down­load their exclu­sive eBook which explains how gam­i­fi­ca­tion can pro­vide a bet­ter expe­ri­ence for your cus­tomers.

  • Adobe & Google team up on giant open-source font

    The entire fam­i­ly rounds out at just under half a mil­lion total glyphs. Never before has a type­face fam­i­ly of this mag­ni­tude, devel­op­ment scope, and val­ue been offered via open source — which makes it a no-cost solu­tion for design­ers, devel­op­ers, and every­day users who need a font sup­port­ing a broad set of lan­guages…

Pariah Burke

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

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