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How to Build an Interactive HTML5 Ad in 10 Minutes

How to Build an Interactive HTML5 Ad in 10 Minutes

Today we’d like to demonstrate how to build an interactive HTML5 banner ad. This was a project we did for Carlsberg a while back, which we think can be useful for designers and programmers interested in front-end design work. Carlsberg is a multi-billion dollar, global beer brand that employs over 40,000 people around the world. […]

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Alfred Hitchcock by Vedran Stimac

International Artist Feature: Croatia

Welcome back to our International Artist Series. Today we’re catching up with five incredible artists from Croatia, an Eastern European country on the coast of the Adriatic Sea, and home of the first Greek colonies. I asked each artist how their country and culture inspired their work, and they delivered great responses. Vedran Stimac Vedran […]

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The Freelancer’s Guide to Success and Happiness

The Freelancer’s Guide to Success and Happiness

In 2016, 34% of the US workforce worked as freelancers, and by 2020, it’s estimated that number will rise to 43%. Freelance opportunities aren’t going anywhere, and more professionals are swapping in their office key cards for a home office. While the idea of sitting around in sweatpants or relaxing on a beach while working […]

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anthro furry body type simplifying

How to Draw Furries, aka Anthropomorphic Characters

What You’ll Be Creating You can remember them from your childhood—Bugs Bunny, Donald Duck, Disney’s Robin Hood… All these walking and talking animals that are so human-like that you start treating them like humans. These characters are anthropomorphic: they’re basically animals with their bodies modified to resemble humans both in the way of moving and […]

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8 Sites That Work Just Fine Without JS, Thank You

8 Sites That Work Just Fine Without JS, Thank You

Gather ’round, ladies, gents, and children. Lo, before your very eyes, we shall reveal several freaks of the Internet! Behold! Websites that don’t need JavaScript to display their god-given content! Oh, you think I’m kidding? Websites that are presented by plain old HTML and CSS are becoming increasingly rare. At this juncture, I don’t know […]

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Should the Web Have a Universal Design System?

Should the Web Have a Universal Design System?

Unlike mobile applications, the web has no set design guidelines to which a designer can refer. Instead, each web project tends to be a blank canvas. There are frameworks like Material, Bootstrap, and others which provide a base, but no set guidelines which span the web as a whole. The result is a wide-ranging and […]

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What’s New for Designers, January 2018

What’s New for Designers, January 2018

Start 2018 by deleting some of those old tools from your computer that you never use in favor of some fresh, new options. While old favorites can be great for a while, there are so many great new elements out there that can streamline your workflow, or help add more creative spark to projects. If […]

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