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Why Simple Design Works

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  Does simplicity in design work? Look no further than the design and marketing of iPods and Ikea manuals for evidence of its success. How is it achieved? The execution depends on the thing being created and what purpose it will serve. After all, design encompasses everything from flat pieces like posters and web pages to complex creations like architecture and UI design. But the focus in this post will be on things that live…

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Design Like the Pros: 5 Shortcuts to Improve Your Graphic Design Skills

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As designers, we’re always on the lookout for ways to streamline our design process — more time actually designing, less time clicking around. Here are a few handy tricks that will help even advanced designers get things done more efficiently. Incorporating these shortcuts into your work may seem awkward at first, but the couple of minutes it takes to memorize them is worth all the time you’ll save in the future. Design Shortcut 1: Setting…

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