Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 18 June 2014

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

  • 6 Copy and Paste CSS Form Styles

    Styling HTML forms with CSS is fun and there’s always some­thing new to explore and learn, but don’t you feel dull when you do it over and over again? Sometimes I do, I too hate to start from scratch, I rather use some­thing that already looks good and works. So here are few CSS from styles I’ve cre­at­ed for your web­sites, you just have to copy the markup and CSS into your projects and have nice look­ing form.

  • A Brief Summary on Font Licensing: Some Do’s and Dont’s

    For the most part, the main gist of font licens­ing pret­ty straight­for­ward, but I think a num­ber of peo­ple assume that font licens­ing is some­what of a mine­field. I’ll start with a sum­marised con­clu­sion first, which ought to set you the right course.

  • Most of Us Are Lousy at Multitasking, but a Few Might Be Supertaskers

    You’ve heard it before—multitasking actu­al­ly kills our pro­duc­tiv­i­ty, so we should­n’t do it. Research sug­gests, how­ev­er, that although this is true for about 98% of the pop­u­la­tion, about 2% of us actu­al­ly work more effi­cient­ly when mul­ti­task­ing.

  • Two Democrats Have A Proposal To Dismantle The FCC Plan That Could Ruin The Internet

    In oth­er words, the Online Competition And Consumer Choice Act would rein­force the orig­i­nal prin­ci­ples of net neu­tral­i­ty by treat­ing all data pack­ets that trav­el across the inter­net equal­ly — at least between con­sumers and their inter­net provider.

  • Design Before Computers Ruled the Universe (Nostalgia for You Whipper Snapper Designers)
    When I first went to art school, a required course was Paste Up and Mechanicals. It was print pro­duc­tion tech­niques. It took a steady hand, good eye, and the use of very tox­ic sol­vents and razor sharp cut­ting tools. The teach­ers, as with any pr…
  • The Adobe Originals Silver Anniversary Story: Stone, Slimbach, and Twombly launch the first Originals

    This is the third in a series of arti­cles from Tamye Riggs, a long­time lover of type who is work­ing with us to cel­e­brate the twenty-fifth anniver­sary of the Adobe Originals type design pro­gram. This post focus­es on the first game-changing type­faces devel­oped under the pro­gram. The Adobe Type Advisory Board, put togeth­er by Sumner Stone, worked with the type team to help fur­ther Adobe’s rep­u­ta­tion as a cre­ative, quality-driven orga­ni­za­tion and a seri­ous con­tender in the realm of type design.

  • The Adobe Originals Silver Anniversary Story: Stone, Slimbach, and Twombly launch the first Originals

    This is the third in a series of arti­cles from Tamye Riggs, a long­time lover of type who is work­ing with us to cel­e­brate the twenty-fifth anniver­sary of the Adobe Originals type design pro­gram. This post focus­es on the first game-changing type­faces devel­oped under the pro­gram. The Adobe Type Advisory Board, put togeth­er by Sumner Stone, worked with the type team to help fur­ther Adobe’s rep­u­ta­tion as a cre­ative, quality-driven orga­ni­za­tion and a seri­ous con­tender in the realm of type design.

  • The Makings Of A Great Logo: Six ques­tions to ask your­self when design­ing a brand
    Your com­pa­ny’s logo is the foun­da­tion of your busi­ness brand­ing. It is prob­a­bly the first inter­ac­tion that you will have with your cus­tomers. An effec­tive logo can estab­lish the right tone and set the prop­er ethos. After years of craft­ing logos…
  • 40+ Trendy Website Designs For Your Inspiration

    In this edi­tion of our pop­u­lar web­site design gal­leries we’ve put togeth­er a new col­lec­tion with 40+ crack­ing web design that we have come across over the last cou­ple of weeks. Modern, beau­ti­ful­ly designed and devel­oped web­sites using the lat­est tech­niques such as HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery to cre­ate the new trends of the online world. Ranging from sim­ple and ele­gant land­ing pages for new prod­ucts and ser­vices to high­ly advanced Ecommerce Websites for larg­er online com­pa­nies and organ­i­sa­tions.

  • Digital Publishing Suite Update Includes CRM Integration and Much More
    The newest update to Adobe Digital Publishing Suite is now avail­able. DPS v31 includes inno­va­tions for sales and con­sumer mar­ket­ing, along with new func­tion­al­i­ty for stream­lin­ing multi-platform pub­lish­ing.

    This is an excit­ing release with some…

  • Time Inc.–90 Magazines, 45 Websites–Deep in Debt, Spins Off from Parent Time-Warner
    What was once a jew­el in terms of prof­it and stature is now a drag on the share price of Time Warner, its par­ent com­pa­ny, and is being spun off with lit­tle cer­e­mo­ny and a load of debt. Absent the diver­si­fied port­fo­lio of Time Warner, Time Inc. …
  • What if a client for­bids you from includ­ing some­thing in your port­fo­lio?
    If your client has copy­right and they for­bid you from putting an item in your port­fo­lio, you have no choice. If you put it in your port­fo­lio, they can sue you.
  • What if a client for­bids you from includ­ing some­thing in your port­fo­lio?
    If your client has copy­right and they for­bid you from putting an item in your port­fo­lio, you have no choice. If you put it in your port­fo­lio, they can sue you.

Pariah Burke

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

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