Resources Archive


Top 8 Portfolio Sites for 2014

In the age of social media, more designers are turning to hosted portfolio sites to share their work. We review our top portfolio sites of 2014.

The New Creative Cloud – Everything New, or Just Better

We ask what's new about the much bally-hooed 2014 Adobe Creative Suite release

Google Unveils New “Material Design” Language

Google unveils Material Design, a unified design language that aims to streamline the user experience across devices.

SF Design Week, A Deep Dive Into Design

What's happening out west? Program notes from the Bay Area's annual meeting of design minds.

Focus Booster for Productivity: App Review

Feeling distracted? Focus booster is a free desktop app that aims to help improve your focus and productivity.

Conference Preview: HOW Design Live

How and also why to attend HOW Design Live conference in Boston in May.

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.

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.