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Lessons in brand design from Starbucks, Nike and Lego #Branding #Design

[Source: Creative Bloq] “Stanley Hainsworth shares his branding wisdom at Design Indaba. Day one of the ever-phenomenal Design Indaba conference in Cape Town boasted an eclectic line-up of designers from across the creative spectrum, held together by an infectious passion for creativity and the power that design can have, and most importantly a burning desire to share it with the …

MikeLessons in brand design from Starbucks, Nike and Lego #Branding #Design
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Wake – A Private Space to Discuss Design Work

[Source: Abduzeedo Design Inspiration] “One of the most important things during the design process is feedback. Collaborating with your team, designers, product managers and engineers is vital for a great execution. The process is certainly much easier said than done however. From the chaos, countless emails, presentations, printed boards, to you name it, a centralized service is long overdue and that’s what Wake was …

MikeWake – A Private Space to Discuss Design Work
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TEDxStPeterPort

[Source: TEDxStPeterPort] “The aim of TEDxStPeterPort is to inspire, engage and catalyse the Guernsey population to make positive, innovative steps to improving quality of life on the island. TEDxStPeterPort seeks to raise the bar for the perception of what is possible to achieve and deliver the message to Guernsey that “Nothing Is Impossible.” We will be leveraging the TEDx brand …

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“Digital Art Direction – Something’s Got To Change” via D&AD #Digital #ArtDirection

[Source: D&AD] “Gerry Human is Chief Creative Officer at Ogilvy & Mather. In 2015 he will be Jury Foreman on the D&AD Awards Art Direction Jury. Below, Gerry teases apart the meanings of art direction and design. What becomes clear is that art direction is not as valued in digital media as it is in print. Something’s got to change. …

Mike“Digital Art Direction – Something’s Got To Change” via D&AD #Digital #ArtDirection
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10 web design trends that will change everything in 2015

[Source: Creative Bloq] “Some of the web’s smartest designers and thinkers reveal the trends and technologies they believe will transform the web in 2015. In 2014, the biggest web design trends included: grid layouts, flat design, background videos, and the increasing capabilities of HTML5 APIs. So which trends, technologies and techniques will define 2015? net magazine set out to uncover …

Mike10 web design trends that will change everything in 2015
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“D&AD explore multidisciplinary digital design in partnership with The Foundry.”

[Source: D&AD – Produced in partnership with The Foundry] Inspired by Digital Design “Meet some of the production houses that are using CGI to create out-of-this-world visual experiences. Videos courtesy of The Foundry.” Atomic Fiction “How VFX software has taken the studio from Star Wars to Star Trek and beyond.” New Deal Studios “Famed for their model miniatures and set designs, …

Mike“D&AD explore multidisciplinary digital design in partnership with The Foundry.”
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User flow patterns

[Source: Abduzeedo Design Inspiration] “Designing mobile applications is much more than beautiful pictures, it goes from a clear understanding of the problem to the constraints users might find along the way. With that, designers must tell a story, and like video-games, it requires an on-boarding process to welcome users and also show them what they can and cannot do with …

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Branding – “The move towards brand worlds.”

[Source: D&AD] “In 2003 Heidi Lightfoot co-founded Together Design, an award-winning design and branding company with an emphasis on collaboration and craft. This year she will sit on the D&AD Crafts for Design Jury. Below, Heidi traces the move away from style guidelines and towards brand worlds. Read on if you want to learn how to write a style guide, and …

MikeBranding – “The move towards brand worlds.”
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Future Of Web Design – London 2015

[Source: Future Of Web Design – London 2015] A conference for web designers and developers in 2015 and beyond. “We proudly bring you the 9th annual Future of Web Design, the event for web designers and developers who want to be on top of their game and engage in pushing the web forward. With a healthy blend of inspirational sessions …

MikeFuture Of Web Design – London 2015