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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! (Just, not too much..)

Recycling is hip. Recycled bags are printed in trendy patterns and reusable water bottles are available in bright, cheerful colors and an array of styles. Recycling takes on so many forms: shopping bags made out of soda bottles and recycled plastics,

Stock Photography: Is it Boring?

I’m willing to bet that when most people think of stock images, they don't have a ‘stand alone’ picture in mind. Rather than something you might frame on your wall, stock is surely more about basic, safe and often mundane subjects.

Do I need a graphic design degree? 5 benefits that say “yes”

Although some designers “make it” in the design industry without a degree, the majority of us aren’t born with that special balance of talent and luck. No matter your skill level, getting your education is something that will benefit you greatly.

London 2012 Olympic Games: A Logo in Controversy

Amongst the buzz of gold medals, world records, and outstanding athleticism is the controversy over the London 2012 Olympic logo. This jagged and modern design has received more confusion and distaste than acceptance.

Design Reads: Top 10 Staff Picks

At NoD, our definition of ‘summer reading’ does not rely on Oprah’s Book Club nor the current 3-part novel everyone is raving about; or refusing to pick up. Our summer reads are inspired by our hunger for design.

Why Business Cards Still Matter in the Digital Age

In the era of social media and interconnectivity, it is easy to think you are always connected. Regardless of the all technology in everyday life, there is still a need for adding a personal touch, such as a business card, to your networking strategy.

Introducing gLTDs

You may remember a previous article, Evolution of the dot Com, we posted this past December that outlined the then upcoming release of gTLDs by ICANN, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. It has begun.

Layar: Making Print Interactive

While doomsayers speak of the print industry being pushed to extinction, innovative company Layar has taken revitalization of the medium their own hands. Committed to "make the print world clickable," Layar is bringing print to life.