The CSS grid spec isn’t exactly “new” but it’s definitely newer in the mainstream dev world. Many frontend coders don’t even know about the CSS grid properties yet, let alone how they apply to an interface.
There are two types of people in this world–and no one knew it until 2008, with the launch of the iPhone. Type one had a million-dollar idea for an app. Type two had a million-dollar idea for an app that they also had the skill to design and code.
Every sustainable business was built in response to an unmet need. These responsive businesses endure because they evolve with the customer they intended to serve. The likes of fidget spinner manufacturers don’t count.
Data, the new, sexy buzzword formerly known as the old, unsexy buzzword has in many ways been pitched as the great equalizer. After all, we can all buy the same set of stats and figures. Data is literally a commodity. As such, there’s a temptation to commoditize all firms that use it.
Messaging frameworks help brands rationalize their strategy across product and service lines. The exercise of developing messaging helps to decode the core value proposition via themes that reflect current customer needs.
There’s a growing trend of businesses taking on social responsibility measures, but not always for the right reasons.
‘The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us to notice what we never expected to see.
Customer service is one of the toughest business functions to scale. When you have more customers asking more questions, increasing the number of hands on deck isn’t just a viable solution, it’s often the only one available. But scaling support can also be emotionally hard on entrepreneurs.
In 2013, a pair of enterprising YouTubers decided to pit two artists against each other in a fictional rap battle. On one side was an actor playing Pablo Picasso, perhaps the globe’s most acclaimed painter, who changed the course of art history with Cubism.
Sundar Pichai, the chief executive of Google, has said that AI “is more profound than … electricity or fire.
A photo of a single atom has won a national science photography prize organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
As a futurist, I try to join the dots to see what’s emerging over the horizon, and over the past month or so I’ve been paying special attention to Amazon, the giant retail behemoth.
Artificial intelligence is here to stay. It has proven itself as a valuable and effective way to perform routine tasks in a variety of industries.
“If you want breakfast in bed, sleep in the kitchen.” Is it a print from Ikea, or the slogan on a beer koozie that you bought at a truck stop?(Answer: It’s an Ikea poster.)While Ikea’s budget prints currently leave a lot to be desired, that’s soon to change.
How to compete against Amazon is a key strategic question at the moment. Rightfully so as more and more brands are forced to contend with its seemingly iron-clad business. Having worked in key positions at Nike and Starbucks at critical points in their growth, I have some ideas that will help.
Branex has published a follow-up to its previous infographic covering 10 web design trends to keep an eye out for in 2018. This time, the web design and marketing agency focuses on all things typography.
Ok, the reason I’m writing this article is that I’m always getting questions from people asking what’s best way to go about creating a new illustration style. I’m sure there are 100 different ways to go about this, but I’m going to go through how I usually approach such a project.
From the FTC’s reinforced regulations and CAP’s guidance to the increase in artificial Instagram pods – the world of influencer marketing seems to have been riding a wave of scepticism in the last year.
What happens to the clothes we don’t buy? You might think that last season’s coats, trousers and turtlenecks end up being put to use, but most of it (nearly 13 million tons each year in the United States alone) ends up in landfills. Fashion has a pollution problem, and Amit Kalra wants to fix it. He shares some creative ways the industry can evolve to be more conscientious about the environment — and gain a competitive advantage at the same time.
Augmented Reality (AR) is a visual modification technology that overlays virtual imaging on top of the natural world around the user.
Each year, ecommerce claims a larger percentage of worldwide retail transactions. And, as more and more purchases take place online, businesses are investing in their ecommerce platforms to take advantage of this accelerating trend.
Color swatches seem like a modern invention. Pantone, for instance, is tied up with the emerging post-World War II economy that needed to standardize colors in products and print media around the world.
A new survey by the BBC has revealed that creative subjects are being “squeezed” as schools place a bigger emphasis on core academic subjects.
What is a brand? This is a question I’ve discussed many times with many people, and have had a myriad of responses consisting of various [interesting] definitions and theories. However, if I strip all of the responses back to basics, there are fundamentally two types:
The internet of things requires a different, expanded kind of design. It’s all about paying attention to several principles (and thousands of trifles). Right off the bat, let’s answer the question on how we should define the design term in the following article.
Not all your visitors are the same size or shape, and not everyone will respond to the same greeting – tailoring your messages to fit your visitors will result in higher quality conversations, and ultimately lead to much higher engagement and conversion.
In November, Marriott International installed an internet-connected mirror within a shower in the Irvine Marriott hotel located in Orange County, Calif., putting a new spin on “shower thoughts”—the idea that people’s best creative ideas and brainstorming take place in the shower.
Every retail brand is trying to get more personal with its customers, but very few are doing it right. Here are five ways to win at the personalization game.
We live in an age of superlatives. An age where the smallest of gestures or words or video can generate a wave of enthusiasm, either positive or negative. And then in a matter of weeks, it is largely forgotten except for its ability to keep turning up in our social media pages.
To lead others, you need a compelling vision. But lofty words are not enough. A vision statement must draw a crystal-clear picture of the future that guides action. In 2000, I took over Nelson Books, a major division of Thomas Nelson.
Amazon has flourished by making it extremely easy for their customers to give them money. So much so, that over 90 million Americans are Amazon Prime members. They continue to push the envelope with retail spaces such as Amazon Go powered by their Just Walk Out technology.
Have you ever looked at the sky noticing an unusually shaped cloud, resembling a familiar animal or an object? Have you ever wondered, why or how you make this association just by looking at a fluffy, blob of gas? It’s all because of how your brain works!