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Chances are you're pretty tired of seeing traditional stock photos of people in suits shaking hands. Not only are they bland and uninteresting, but they
Most of Designer Daily’s reader probably already know of Muzli, the popular Chrome extension to find design inspiration. They recently launched a search engine, Muzli Search, dedicated to finding good visual content, another super useful for designers of all kind. As one could expect it from a search engine, Muzli Search is insanely easy to […]
Colour is creeping over our cities, thanks both to an explosion in street art but also designers and architects’ subsequent confidence in splashing rainbow-hued graphic treatments over their walls. But the line between street art, fine art and architecture is increasingly blurring as artists are invited to weave their own distinctive works into the fabric of buildings.
There’s just something about this phone. From the moment I laid eyes on this thing, it just kind of made me happy. It’s small and adorable like a newborn puppy, and despite how petite it appears it photos, it looks and feels even smaller in person. And I’m not the only one that had this reaction. When I brought it into the office, people crowded around marveled. One person cooed at it, another said, “it’s perfect,” while a third remarked that this is the exact sort of thing they’d wished someone would make for years.
Designer Rafael Esquer of Alfalfa New York (previously) has added a new city print to his collection, this time focusing on the iconic buildings, neighborhoods, and residents of London. The colorful poster highlights the city's classic landmarks such as Big Ben, the London Eye and the Buckingham Pal
Although the focus is on Cruz Novillo’s logos, he found recognition in a varied career as an artist, sculptor, graphic designer, publisher, and illustrator. Born José María Cruz Novillo in Cuenca, central Spain, in 1936, Cruz Novillo first studied law before, in 1957, beginning a career as a cartoonist at Clarín Advertising in Madrid.
New York-based artist Kehinde Wiley has been tasked as the first black artist to paint a presidential portrait. The artist is known taking instantly recognisable portraits by the likes of John Singer Sargent or David and reimagining them to reflect contemporary African American icons. In the past he has made regal portraits of rappers including Notorious BIG, Grandmaster Flash, Michael Jackson, LL Cool J and Ice T.
Rapid prototyping is a core human-centered design skill. Design that Matters uses prototypes to better communicate with stakeholders across languages and cultures, quickly testing assumptions to efficiently converge on a final solution. This essay includes six examples of insights we gained using prototypes and how we taught these methods to our social enterprise partner, MTTS.