Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 4 March 2016
The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke.
- Photographers: Here’s What to Do If Your Photos Are StolenIt’s easier than ever for people to steal photographs. We provide you with the information you need when your copyright is infringed.Tags: Copyright IP IPLaw photography
- 6 Steps to Designing Better DashboardsThe dashboard can make or break the success of an application.Tags: Ui UX design
- Once Again, Content Is King, Queen and AcesCustomers are willing to pay for quality content minus the BS. And publishers are taking it to the bank.Tags: CM ContentMarketing copywriting
- 5 Ways to Print Documents When You Are Out of the HouseQuality printing jobs when you are inside the house is easy. But what do you do when you are outside the house and need to get something printed on time?
- What You Need to Consider Before You Go Freelance: A ChecklistChucking the corporate life for the freedom of working independently is the fantasy of many a cubicle monkey. But before you make the jump, ask yourself some hard questions to make sure that you can operate from a position of strength while on your ow…
- Making Money in a World Addicted to FREE—What Do Writers DO?
- Oh, heck no! Inmates Tattoo the Whites of Their Eyes to Look Tougher [Video]Oh, heck no! Inmates Tattoo the Whites of Their Eyes to Look Tougher [Video]
- 5 Habits Of Creative Working ParentsWe spoke to creative professionals with young kids at home about how they find a balance between parenting and art.Tags: Design Business
- 6 Tips for Taking Creative CriticismTurbo-charge your creative projects with Fred Deakin’s advice on seeking outside perspective.Tags: Design GraphicDesign
- 10 Positive Things The Soviet Union DidThe Soviet Union was one of the most repressive and deadly regimes in history, and many outright atrocities were committed against the Soviet people through the years. But even the worst governments may do something right. For the Soviet Union, most o…
- Make Better Design With These 4 Insights From Sagmeister & Walsh’s Wade Jeffree
- 55 New Really High Quality Free Fonts for DesignersTypography doesn’t exist in a vacuum, the letters often powerfully evoke specific times and places and can help us come to a clearer understanding of
- What It’s Really Like to Risk It All in Silicon ValleyBefore Nathalie Miller decided to walk away from Instacart, the grocery delivery start-up now worth more than $2 billion, she made a spreadsheet to analyze how much money she was leaving on the table.Tags: Entrepreneur Leadership Startup
- Publishers Need To Match The Amazon Experience To Grow D2C Sales
More than ever before, publishers are attempting to sell books directly to consumers. But, what if this trend plays right into Amazon’s hands? What if the effort to shift sales away from Amazon actually gives them more power? Could the direct-to-consumer (D2C) movement backfire and create a worse dynamic in the industry?
- The Fair Contract Initiative for AuthorsWhy do publishers insist on offering their newest partners more than a hundred conditions so dubious that they’ll quickly back down on them if asked? It largely boils down to unequal bargaining power and historic lethargy. Anxious to get their works published, authors may wrongly believe that the contract their editors assure them is “standard” is the only deal available, take it or leave it. And much of that “standard” language has been around for years thanks to institutional inertia; as long as somebody signs an unfair clause that favors the publisher, the firm has no interest in modifying it.