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3 Essential Design Trends, May 2018

3 Essential Design Trends, May 2018 | Webdesigner Depot

3 Essential Design Trends, May 2018 | Webdesigner Depothttps://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2018/05/3-essential-design-trends-may-2018/Attention grabbing designs are a goal for almost any project. But there are some techniques that draw users in faster than others. Those are just the elements that this month’s trends are all about. From funky, tiny navigation, to fun cut out and layers, to fast movement that you can’t look away from, here’s what’s trending in design this month

18 silly (but fun) Amazon Echo commands

Alexa, more cowbell: 18 silly (but fun) Amazon Echo commands | ZDNet

Alexa, more cowbell: 18 silly (but fun) Amazon Echo commands | ZDNethttp://www.zdnet.com/article/alexa-more-cowbell-18-silly-but-fun-amazon-echo-commands/?promo=404&tag=nl.e404.em&ttag=e404&s_cid=e404&ftag=CAD-04-10aag0g&cval=cnet-nl-zd&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756Amazon’s amazing Alexa AI assistant keeps getting smarter and smarter. Here are 18 dumb ways you can waste all that wonderful computing power.

Top 10 Sites for Designers: December 2017 Edition

Top 10 Sites for Designers: December 2017 Edition - HOW Design

Top 10 Sites for Designers: December 2017 Edition – HOW Designhttp://www.howdesign.com/design-creativity/top-10-sites-for-designers/top-10-websites-for-designers-december-2017/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=hw-cbu-nl-171207&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=hw-nl-cbu-171211&utm_content=986427_EDT_HOW171211&utm_medium=emailThis latest edition of the Top 10 Websites for Designers includes a new creative critique platform, a fun color picker for the real world and more.

‘Justice League’ is kinda terrible and kinda great

'Justice League' is kinda terrible and kinda great - CNET

‘Justice League’ is kinda terrible and kinda great – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/justice-league-review-dc-kinda-terrible-zack-snyder-joss-whedon-batman-superman-wonder-woman/?ftag=CAD1acfa04&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756DC’s big team-up is more fun than a movie with this many flaws has any right to be, thanks to some lesser-known comic book superheroes.

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Why I’m done with Facebook

Why I’m done with Facebook – Radley Snails – Medium

Why I’m done with Facebook – Radley Snails – Mediumhttps://medium.com/@videobrad/why-im-done-with-facebook-7eae613b2712The digital society is one where boundaries and ethics are still being developed, but if we can’t have companies that are at the forefront of this technological area policing their platforms in a meaningful way, then we are on a path to total disaster. The future will be a wasteland of advertising and manipulative communications disguised as fun social environments that drop your guard and allow companies to pull back the veil and learn the most private aspects of your personality.

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Fear and Loathing on Social Media

https://www.wired.com/story/social-media-fear?mbid=nl_090617_daily&CNDID=%%CUST_ID%%Will Twitter ever be fun again? More importantly, should it be? Social media, Twitter especially, started as a way to bring people together—then it brought out the best and worst in them. I’ve returned to it for now, but I’ll never use it the way I used to. And maybe I shouldn’t.

Jing Zhiang illustrates fun and colorful infographics for all ages

Jing Zhiang illustrates fun and colorful infographics for all ages | DesignFaves

Jing Zhiang illustrates fun and colorful infographics for all ages | DesignFaveshttps://www.designfaves.com/2017/06/jing-zhiang-illustrates-fun-and-colorful-infographics-for-all-ages#refnlPie charts and graphs can produce efficiency and productivity at work. But these statistical and informational graphics can also turn meetings and conferences into dull and boring routines. Much to our delight, one Chinese illustrator has come up with unique and fun infographic designs that will surely get anyone’s attention. London-based graphic artist Jing Zhiang works mostly in the advertising industry. Turning long and complicated general facts into animated, easy to read material has earned her a YCN Professional Award.

10 Awful Client Cliches That Make Every Designer Cringe

10 Awful Client Cliches That Make Every Designer Cringe | Design Shack

10 Awful Client Cliches That Make Every Designer Cringe | Design Shackhttps://designshack.net/articles/business-articles/10-awful-client-cliches-that-make-every-designer-cringe/This is the third part in our series all about making fun of design related clichés that drive us all crazy. We put out the word on Twitter and asked for some of the worst and crazy things that clients say to their designers. There’s no shortage of cliches to choose from!

Peter Lindbergh’s best photograph: the birth of the supermodels

Peter Lindbergh’s best photograph: the birth of the supermodels | Art and design | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/jun/14/peter-lindberghs-best-photograph-supermodel-vogue-naomi-campbell-linda-evangelista-christy-turlington?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=230673&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2‘They were a revolution – fresh, fun, outspoken, poking at you, making edgy jokes, getting involved. Wow!’