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Exploring the Social Impact of Graphic Design

crowdSPRING Blog

When it comes to crowdsourcing design needs, the projects that come to mind are pretty specific to branding. There’s history.

Designing Your Office Space? Keep Biophilic Design In Mind

YFS Magazine

Increasingly, designers are turning towards biophilic design for office space planning, so why is it so important?

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10 Important Web Design Best Practices and Tips for Small Business Websites

crowdSPRING Blog

Today, we’ll cover web design best practices and tips. Here are our top 10 tips to help you create an awesome website design in 2016: 1.

The Significance of SEO in Web Design

Duct Tape Marketing

The Significance of SEO in Web Design written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Overall Design. Search Results. Conclusion.

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It’s Time To Design Human Experiences Versus Products

Startup Professionals Musings

Much has been written about product design, but designing the total experience from the front rarely happens yet. Marty Zwilling.

On the (un?)importance of design

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

If our website design was repulsive — literally — the bounce rate should now diminish. Was it the design that gave us that edge?

Peek Inside 10 Eccentrically Designed Startup Offices

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Is it possible to have too much fun with your interior design

Product Strategy for Designers

Instigator Blog

On Thursday, June 9th I’m teaching a 1-day course on product strategy for designers. If you’re a designer or you know any designers, please check it out. I’m teaching the course for two reasons: Mary Treseler (our editor on Lean […]. It costs $299 for a ticket (or you can get group tickets for your team).

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Twitter Link Roundup #286 – Ideas for Small Business, Startups, and Designers!

crowdSPRING Blog

User Experience in Graphic Design & Why it Matters – HOW Design crowdspring.co/1ijhMf1. A bicycle-riding robot? Enjoy! 1Uoh8Oy.

Design is Purpose Driven and Solves Problems

Instigator Blog

I’m not a designer. You won’t always know why a certain application is built a certain way or a certain design was implemented.

The Best (And Worst) Designed Olympic Logos of All Time

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Not all of these designs are medal-worthy

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Twitter Link Roundup #295 – Terrific Reads For Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers and Designers!

crowdSPRING Blog

Why A Generic Logo Design Will Hurt Your Business – [link] crowdspring.co/23wqABq. The video above will  put a smile on your face. Enjoy!

10 Mobile Design Trends to Incorporate in Your Site

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Make sure to learn the latest mobile web design trends working right now Are you launching a new version of your website?

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3 Keys To Great Design

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A lot of what goes into great design is organization and preparation

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Twitter Link Roundup #275 – Fascinating Stuff for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

Intriguing Graphic Design Books & Resources – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1BdHpX9. How Google Finally Got Design crowdspring.co/1cKhz14.

Twitter Link Roundup #294 – Terrific Reads For Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers and Designers!

crowdSPRING Blog

10 Important Web Design Best Practices & Tips for Small Business Websites – [link] crowdspring.co/1OI9pbu. The lesson here? Enjoy!

The Business Model Canvas Gets Even Better – Value Proposition Design

Steve Blank

Tells you how to design new ventures with it. 3. Value Proposition Design  is a “must have” for anyone creating a new venture. Buy it.

Twitter Link Roundup #245 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

Beautiful Clouds Illustrations | Abduzeedo Design Inspiration – crowdspring.co/1A4cydk. Visual Design Principles. Design. 15dPZpS.

Twitter Link Roundup #271 – Textbook Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

Consulting Giant McKinsey Buys Itself a Top Design Firm | WIRED crowdspring.co/1E9qlvX. How Has Design Changed Since 1980? Metallica?

The 7 Most Brilliant Product Designs of 2016

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

third annual design competition represent the best of this year's entrepreneur-made products The beautiful, smart, and practical winners of Inc.'s

Twitter Link Roundup #270 – Exemplary Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

‘We Had a Crush on the MakerBot': How 3-D Printing Won These Fashion Designers Over [link] crowdspring.co/1E9jIJQ Enjoy! 1Poz213. 1EQCGpi.

Twitter Link Roundup #284 – Late Summer Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

Lost Designs: Making Digital Versions of Wood Type – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1UXXCW5. Logo Design: The Work of Almosh82 crowdspring.co/1EIis2m.

Twitter Link Roundup #280 – We Love Great Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

Design Trends From Some of the Coolest Startup Offices crowdspring.co/1HxShwf. Summer Projects for Your Graphic Design Portfolio crowdspring.co/1gCftmp.

Driving Corporate Innovation: Design Thinking vs. Customer Development

Steve Blank

Customer Development versus Design Thinking. It’s the difference between Customer Development versus Design Thinking. Here’s why.

Why Responsive Design Is Not Mobile Optimization (and What to Do About It)

ConversionXL

design elements), you run the risk of over-simplifying. Responsive design doesn’t equal great UX. ” I have to disagree.

Twitter Link Roundup #288 – Necessary Stuff For Small Business, Startups, and Designers!

crowdSPRING Blog

Can Appliances Be Designed To Make You Happy? 1940’s Manufacturing Plant Turned into New Offices – Design Milk crowdspring.co/1K5ZB77.

Twitter Link Roundup #268 – Pristine Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

problems with motion design education bit.ly/1GFKNZI. Logo Design: Music Instruments bit.ly/1PYBNTL. Had to experience the joy again?

Twitter Link Roundup #273 – Quintessential Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

Use Design to Promote an Epic Office Culture crowdspring.co/1GeYy31. 59 Award-Winning Poster Designs – Print Magazine crowdspring.co/1KBK391.

Small Business Marketing 2014: Smart Web Design Best Practices and Tips

crowdSPRING Blog

Today, we’ll cover small business web design best practices and tips. Keep the design simple, fresh, and unique.

Twitter Link Roundup #285 – Labor Day! Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

His music is ethereal and dark and his motion design work is reflective of that. Evelyn Kim Talks Google Product Design and More crowdspring.co/1Nr4ud9.

Web Design Strategies for Turning Visitors into Paying Customers

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

It may be that your web design that is the culprit. If you believe this is the case, here are some things to consider as you evaluate and remodel your website design. Ease of Navigation must be at the Forefront of your Web Design Strategy. Responsive Design. Add Media. This is a double whammy for your business.

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Twitter Link Roundup #290 – Seriously. A Ton of Good Stuff For Small Business, Startups, and Designers!

crowdSPRING Blog

Office Design Tips to Foster Creativity crowdspring.co/1hlodxa. 3D Printed Wearable Planter Ring – Design Milk crowdspring.co/1LdNJRd.

How top startups pay designers

Design Staff

A few weeks ago I had coffee with an experienced product designer. One was an almost perfect match — the right design challenges and aligned with Carl’s personal interests. In less than 24 hours the CEO sent Carl an offer to be their lead designer. The “designer” label is really broad. Senior UI Designer: $90-140k.

Resolving the Frontend/Backend API Design Conflict

Launch Any

Let’s look at three examples of common API design frontend/backend conflicts, then look for a way to resolve them. mobile app, web).

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Twitter Link Roundup #251 – Cool ideas about Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

Turning Qualitative User Data Into Actionable Design crowdspring.co/1AcHlUq. Designing With Your Clients – Smashing Magazine crowdspring.co/1vMSB3E.

Inside Google Ventures' 5-Day Process for Designing the Perfect Product

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Jake Knapp, design partner at GV, explains the system he invented to creating working prototypes in a hurry

Twitter Link Roundup #276 – Patriotic Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

How to Make Custom Images for Your Blog Posts Without Hiring a Designer crowdspring.co/1fmph3l. Stop Designing for Millennials crowdspring.co/1LaM5QO.

Why A Generic Logo Design Will Hurt Your Business

crowdSPRING Blog

We realize that newcomers to logo design may come to a project open to any kind of design. They see the overused stuff and love it!

How 7 Non-Designers Changed the World Through Brilliant Design

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

They weren't out to reshape life, but to different degrees these innovators did. Here's why and how

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Twitter Link Roundup #249 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

15 Creative Wrapping Paper Designs | Print Magazine –  crowdspring.co/12gwwUn. Was Your Design Stolen? One Direction without autotune.