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How to Structure an Effective Typographic Hierarchy

by Cameron Chapman

Since designers work with so much text-based content, creating an effective typographic hierarchy—one that clearly shows what information is most important—is a vital skill for designers to master.

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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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Mini Tutorials – Working with Figma Button Components

by Micah Bowers

In Figma, UI Components are all-powerful and unbelievably versatile, but how do they work? We demonstrate their power by focusing on one of the most common UI elements of all—the button.

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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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How to Manage a Design Diva (and Not Be One)

by Andi Omtvedt

The design diva is a disruptive personality type and a destructive force on a design team. How do we deal with this personality trait, and more importantly, how do we avoid becoming one ourselves?

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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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Logo History 101 – A Walkthrough of Lasting Impressions

by Micah Bowers

Join us on a journey through the annals of design history, and test your knowledge of famous logos along the way.

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A Complete Overview of the Best Data Visualization Tools

by Cameron Chapman

When dealing with data sets that include hundreds of thousands or millions of data points, automating the process of data visualization makes a designer’s job significantly easier.

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