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3 Common Web Design Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

Help your clients catch up to the digital revolution in the live design tutorial “Are We Approaching Digital All Wrong?” on July 31, 2014 at 1pm ET. Web design expert Paul Boag explores the ways designers are approaching digital design …

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Tools & Tips for Interactive Design

Matthew Richmond’s HOW Design Live session is one of 23 hand-picked by our knowledgeable staff as the cream of the crop from HDL. It’s not too late to experience it: HOW Design Live Online has been extended to June 29! …

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UX Design Course Preview: Wireframes and Prototypes

User-centered web design is in high demand these days. Designers and clients alike are focusing on responsiveness, usability and aesthetics, and learning how to create wireframes and prototypes is the best way to ensure that your web designs cover all …

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7 Stunning Interactive Design Projects from the RDA

The Print Regional Design Annual is the most comprehensive graphic design competition in the United States, and it’s the only competition that organizes work by geography. The competition recognizes projects of all kinds, from packaging designs to 3D projects to …

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Image of the Day, 09/09/13: Interactive music video

Screen grab from the new Arcade Fire video, “Reflecktor” directed by Vincent Morisset. The video is completely interactive and the effects can be controlled by using your mouse. Learn more about the video, the technology and watch the video here. …

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Advertising Meets Interactive Design

I recently interviewed interactive designer Jonathan Harris about his work for the October issue of Print, which is focused on storytelling through design. During the interview, Harris referenced an essay by David Foster Wallace (“A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never …

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Paul Ford’s Interaction: Elegy for the Text Box

In The New World of the Web, Thinking is Doing. We live in the last days of the text box. By which I mean the plain, four-cornered box that appears in your web browser and allows you to enter a …

How To Design An App

“I’ve been pretty busy, but in a good way,” reports Baltimore-based illustrator/designer/MICA instructor Joyce Hesselberth. “I usually have some editorial projects in the works. I just finished a few pieces for “The New York Times” and the “Chronicle Review.” I …