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The Ugliest Fonts Are Used in the East of the USA

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I’ll just say Comic Sans. If you have positive memories related to this font, please send me an email. You can imagine that I don’t expect a lot of mail on that. Of course, Comic Sans is only the fontificated ugliness by word usage, but it ...

Tool Tip: Banimatic Creates Banners of All Sizes

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The online banner generator Banimatic generates banners of any size fully automatically. The results can be edited, and even animated, if you want to. Chop-Chop, a Banner Go make a banner for your website real quick. If possible, do that in six differe...

Roundups: The Newsletter Aggregator for Designers

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Newsletters and other ways of compiling design resources are a dime a dozen. Roundups.co helps you keep an overview. The Part With the Heavy Sighs I don’t know how you feel about this. I’m subscribed to a couple dozen newsletters, and, upon...

WebVR Showroom: A Look Into the Future of Product Presentation

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The WebVR showroom hints at what the future of product presentation on the web looks like impressively. When this establishes itself is mainly a question of costs. Well, I’m impressed. So far, WebVR experiments were not really able to get me exci...

5 Web Design Trends to Follow this Spring

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Trends in web design sphere are similar to trends in fashion. There are trends that are available only for people with a generous budget (aka those that buy items only from the first line); and there are trends that are available for the majority (like...

The Color of the Year 2017: Greenery by Pantone

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15-0343 TCX, also known as “Greenery,” is the name of the color of the year by Pantone. After having chosen pink and blue in the past year, I’m a little surprised to see a somewhat muddy green in 2017. (Source: Pantone) Pantone: Color...

The Future of Webdesign: Trends 2017

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I’ll try my luck as a fortune teller once again, and dare to give you a preview of future web design trends for the year 2017. Some things remain the same; other things will move into the foreground. But one thing is sure: there won’t be an...

Muz.li Joins InVision, but why?

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The Muz.li team joins forces with the great people behind InVision Labs. As both have the same understanding of quality, this move is no bad news for designers and developers. So no worries, it’s only me. I am having a hard time understanding wha...

Survey: Typographic Trends 2016

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What’s popular regarding typography right now? Extensis, a provider of app solutions for font management, has conducted a survey in the creative scene and has come to impressive results. All the survey results, for which about 2,000 creative peop...