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Taylor Slattery, NOD Editor

Taylor is the Managing Editor of Notes on Design. Taylor is a graphic designer, illustrator, and Design Lead at Weirdsleep.

Process, Process, Process

Beyond talent and creativity, the most important tool in a creative’s toolbox is a well-refined workflow. In the long run, with discipline, a designer of even moderate ability will outperform a talented designer, should they lack that same ability to p …

Process, Process, Process
Free Font Friday: Gowun Batang

Gowun Batang is a serif typeface created by Hangul specialist, Yanghee Ryu. Inspired by handwritten letterforms with an emphasis on neatness, Gowun Batang feels at once both friendly and precise, like the notes of an overachiever friend. Its bubbly, ro …

Free Font Friday - Gowun Batang
WWW… Wednesday! Web Developer Tool Roundup

Web design, for all the amazing things it allows us to do, can also be… repetitive. There’s no way around it. Except—there is. Here’s a collection of 5 chrome extensions to help make your life as a web developer easier. Ever been browsing the web and c …

Managing Client Relations: How Much Transparency Is Too Much?

Managing client relations is just as critical a part of the design process as is the design work itself. Over the past few decades, the nature of these client relations has undergone a radical transformation. Regional barriers that previously made it d …

International Assembly

This year’s International Assembly, the conference for creative thinking and strengthening an international creative community, is taking place from November 4–11th. The first two days of the event feature guest speakers like Paula Scher and Emily Ober …

Making Time to Tackle Big Challenges

Somewhere deep in the recesses of our minds, we’ve all got these daydream notions of alternate versions of our lives where we’re able to spend our time doing things that we find fulfilling, rather than wasting away, stuck at a desk staring at a screen. …

Graphic Giants: Wim Crouwel

Wim Crouwel was a Dutch graphic designer and prominent figure in the world of typography. An early adopter of the Swiss approach to design, he championed use of the grid, employing it in every facet of his work throughout his career. Crouwel’s strict a …

Graphic Giants - Wim Crouwel
WWW… Wednesday! Pensieve: AI-Powered User Insights

For startups, there’s nothing more valuable than user insights. As designers, we tend to suffer from tunnel vision. We end up spending so much time with a project that we lose the ability to view it objectively. Insights from third parties provide a va …

Free Font Friday: Allison

Allison is a script typeface designed by TypeSETit founder, Robert Leuschke. The presence of its brushy, flourished uppercase forms are all the more pronounced due to its relatively short x-height. While this serves to highlight the flourishes and lend …

WWW… Wednesday! Medusa

For any small business, e-commerce is an essential part of business. In the early days of a new business, where cost and ease of use are of primary concern, most will choose to go the route of established platforms like Shopify, Wix, or Big Cartel. Whi …