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Level Up – A Guide to Game UI (with Infographic)

by Micah Bowers

Like websites or mobile apps, video games have common UI components that help players navigate and accomplish goals. Discover the four classes of game UI in this level-warping infographic.

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Top Data Visualization Examples and Dashboard Designs

by Shane Ketterman

Data visualization and dashboard design is both an art and a science. The correct use of dashboard UX and graphical excellence principles turn ordinary graphics into extraordinary experiences.

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What Is Strategic Design Thinking and How Can It Empower Designers?

by Kent Mundle

Designers are not mere pixel pushers. If they improved communication and employed their skills more effectively through strategic design thinking, they could make a bigger impact with their work.

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Pinterest for Designers – An Overview

by Cameron Chapman

When it comes to social media for designers, the first site that comes to mind is Instagram. But designers shouldn’t overlook the second-most-popular image-based social network: Pinterest.

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The Dos and Don'ts of a Rebranding Strategy

by Jordan DeVos

Rebranding requires a lot of strategy. Some companies have done it well, others have flopped. Learn what works and what doesn’t in this list of lessons gathered from those who have rebranded.

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All About Process – Dissecting Case Study Portfolios

by Adnan Puzic

A portfolio is more than a cache of images, it’s a way to demonstrate design skills and problem solving to clients. We show how to elevate portfolios by explaining the inner workings of a case study.

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Design Principles: an Introduction to Visual Hierarchy

by Kent Mundle

The theory of visual hierarchy is different from its practical application. More advanced concepts of visual perception are worth exploring because their mastery is key for great visual design.

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The Origins of Bad Logo Redesigns

by Micah Bowers

A logo redesign without controversy is like a workout with no sweat. It's possible, but is it impactful? We scrutinize high-drama logo updates and ask why they caught fire in the public arena.

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Expert Perspectives on the State of Design Education

by Micah Bowers

Aspiring designers have more educational opportunities than any time in history. Do the available options provide worthwhile design training, or are they simply clever money-making schemes?

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