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The Designer's Edge – An Overview of Photoshop Plugins

by Micah Bowers

Photoshop plugins increase functionality and efficiency. But there’s a problem. With so many options, it’s hard to know which are worthwhile. So, we’ve curated the finest Photoshop plugins available.

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The Higher Ground – A Guide to Design Ethics

by Micah Bowers

An ethical approach to design is built on questions, not preconceived notions of right and wrong. But what questions should we ask, and how do we classify our answers?

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Tips and Considerations When Choosing a Typeface (with Infographic)

by Cameron Chapman

The right typeface can make a design, while the wrong one can definitely break it. There are a few things designers can keep in mind to make typeface selection easier and more focused.

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The Complete Guide to Cross-cultural Design

by Jônatas Vieira

Cross-cultural design is not a walk in the park. To be effective, designers need to consider not only language differences, but cultural tendencies, values, customs, and taboos.

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Designed, Sealed, Delivered – The Power of Logo Package Express

by Micah Bowers

We test the limits of Logo Package Express, a tool that claims to name, save, and organize every file needed for a logo package in under two minutes.

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Toptal Design Blog Color of the Year 2020

by Cameron Chapman

The Toptal Design Blog’s Color of the Year 2020 aims to bring hope and positivity to the coming year, while also helping designers (and those they design for) connect with nature and stay grounded.

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Stay Cool: How to Take Design Feedback Strategically

by Bree Chapin

Giving and receiving feedback—without losing one's cool—is an art. It's incumbent on designers to encourage others to give them quality design critiques on their work that cultivates constructive discussion.

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Don’t Listen To Customers – Why User Research Matters

by Shane Ketterman

We shouldn’t listen to what customers say. Instead, we should focus on what they do. Deeper user research will allow us to find out the true needs, wants, and motivations of our customers.

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