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10 Awesome Accessories Featuring the Vintage Apple Logo [RAINBOWS]

From 1976 to 1998 Apple‘s logo was a technicolor, rainbow-hued apple with a bite out of it. Although Apple toned things down a bit in the late &… Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Android Fragmentation





My $99 Logitech Revue was just upgraded to the latest version of Google TV. My “go to” tablet these days is Amazon’s $199 Kindle FireContinue reading

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Want to Build a New App? There’s an App for That

The Leaders in Design Series is supported by Volvo. Competition in Apple’s App Store is so tough that even strong concepts must be planned to perfection before any development should start. Continue reading

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5 Ways to Win at Website Localization





Let’s delve into the topic of website localization to learn exactly what every company needs before going global. But first, to define lo… Continue reading

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How to Win Approval on Your Design Presentation




One of the most common misconceptions about director/architect-level designers is they do less work (produce fewer wireframes, specifications, e… Continue reading

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‘Comic Sans Project’ Seeks to Save the Web’s Most Hated Font

Some fonts get no respect. This is true of Comic Sans, the ’90s-era Microsoft typeface that sought to emulate comic book text and failed miserab… Continue reading

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What the World’s Biggest Websites Looked Like at Launch

Since the rise of the Internet in the ’90s, the web has shown no signs of slowing down. We’ve watched the birth and evolution of social me… Continue reading

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What It Takes to Build a Thriving Design Business on the Web





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Jesse Thomas founded the creative agency JESS3 as a student in 2007. In a few short years… Continue reading

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How to Design the Best Navigation Bar for Your Website





The navigation bar is the most important design element on a website. Not only does it guide your users to pages beyond the homepage, but it’… Continue reading

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