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GD USA American Web Design Awards 2012

June 6, 2012
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GD USA American Web Design Awards 2012

To show their support of the design community, Graphic Design USA (GD USA) regularly sponsors national competitions that put deserving designers in the spotlight. As online design has continued to grow over the past decade (an estimated 72% of graphic designers are now also involved in aspects of Web design) the American Web Design Awards has...

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A Gaming Article

April 5, 2012
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A Gaming Article

On April 4th, the New York Times posted a cover story on what author Sam Anderson calls “stupid games.” Yes, Sam Anderson has openly labeled Angry Birds, along with its posse of mobile games with similar simple and addictive experiences, as “stupid games.” He has even gone as far as to trace back the lineage of “stupid...

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iPad 3 Retina Display: Trouble in Paradise

March 27, 2012
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iPad 3 Retina Display: Trouble in Paradise

Suffering the fate of many new product releases, Apple’s new iPad has been showered with complaints since release on March 16. One of the major complaints is about the Retina display. With resolution increased from 1024 ◊ 768 pixels to an incredible 2048 ◊ 1536 pixels, everything looks better on the new iPad – well, except for most Web...

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Behance Network Launches Student Show

March 15, 2012
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Behance Network Launches Student Show

The Behance Student Show Gallery supports emerging design students by getting their work in front of creative professionals who can offer advice, critiques or even job positions. And best of all, membership is free!

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CityMaps: An Interactive Logo Playground

March 13, 2012
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CityMaps: An Interactive Logo Playground

Urban areas are a mecca for shopping, browsing, exploring, eating and drinking. And with a dense population, you have more options, hidden gems, and sales all over. But how is one to find all them during the daily grind from point A to point B with our faces buried in our smartphones? Meet CityMaps, an interactive and...

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Infographics: Are They Here to Stay?

February 29, 2012
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Infographics: Are They Here to Stay?

Through information graphics, or infographics, complex information that would normally be heavy in text form can be presented quickly and clearly. We see infographics almost everywhere now on a variety of topics, including food, technology, business, health, politics, media, transportation and even product packaging. We also see flow charts for making decisions, visually...

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Pinterest, the Rising Social Media Star

February 15, 2012
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Pinterest, the Rising Social Media Star

Pinterest.com has been around since 2010. But it has only recently exploded in popularity once being discovered by the do-it-yourself crowd and given a boost with $37 million in funding. But what is Pinterest, and why is it quickly joining the ranks of other top social media sites?

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HOW Design 2012 Salary Survey

February 10, 2012
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HOW Design 2012 Salary Survey

Are you curious about what other designers in your field - and in the industry overall - are taking home on pay day? Now you can see if you need to increase or decrease your rate of operation with clients or finally ask for that raise. Take the HOW Design 2012 Salary Survey.

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Improving Typography for the Screen

February 3, 2012
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Improving Typography for the Screen

Reading is transitioning from print to the screen. For many, the convenience and transportability of devices like the Nook, Kindle, iPad, and even smartphones outweighs the pleasure found in the tangible aspects of a physical book.

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The Evolution of the Dot Com

December 20, 2011
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The Evolution of the Dot Com

Get ready to use the Internet in a whole new era: the era of custom domains. But let’s start at the beginning.

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