design

  • Design In The Age Of The Consumer Crunch Network

    Design In The Age Of The Consumer

    The Apple iPhone, Spotify’s streaming service and the Tesla Roadster — all revolutionary pieces of technology that secured competitive advantages because of the quality of their design. In the past decade, the importance of design within technology companies has risen dramatically as more digitally savvy consumers demand beauty alongside flawless functionality and great user… Read More

  • Verizon Is Changing Its Logo, Too

    Verizon Is Changing Its Logo, Too

    According to AdAge, our corporate overlord Verizon will be introducing a new logo this week. Proving that we have little or nothing to do with AOL or Verizon really, this was also news to us. Read More

  • Tumblr Finally Makes “Reblogs” More Readable, Especially On Mobile Devices

    Tumblr Finally Makes “Reblogs” More Readable, Especially On Mobile Devices

    One of blogging site Tumblr’s flagship features, the reblog – meaning the reposting of another person’s content onto your own site – is getting a significant makeover starting today. The company is introducing a change as to how these reblogs appear on users’ dashboards, making them far more readable than they were previously. No longer a long list of… Read More

  • Google Gets A New Logo

    Google Gets A New Logo

    Google is giving itself a makeover. The company today announced that it’s making some changes to its iconic logo and overall branding. It’s also making changes to the design of its mobile search results pages. The company says it’s making these changes because the way people interact with its products has changed. The idea is for the new logo and identity family to… Read More

  • Now With 4 Million Users, Design Platform Canva Launches To Businesses

    Now With 4 Million Users, Design Platform Canva Launches To Businesses

    For the past couple of years, Sydney-based Canva has been working to make graphic design more accessible through its online platform offering over a million photographs, graphics and fonts that can be easily dragged-and-dropped into a variety of templates. Today, the company is taking its next big step in making its service one of the standard tools in the corporate world, too. Read More

  • Twitter’s Homepage Over The Years

    If you’re a heavy Twitter user, you probably don’t see the homepage much…no, not your timeline, the Twitter.com that shows up when you’re logged out. If other people didn’t talk about it, I probably wouldn’t notice a change. But there have been many over the years. Its current iteration, making its worldwide debut this week, reminds me of… Read More

  • SketchDeck Raises Half A Million For Its On-Demand Design Service

    SketchDeck Raises Half A Million For Its On-Demand Design Service

    A company offering a full graphic design on demand service, SketchDeck, has raised half a million in new funding after completing nearly 2,000 projects, some of which have been as simple as a PowerPoint presentation and others which have been as complex as a complete company rebranding. The funding comes from Y Combinator, Dharmesh Shah (HubSpot CTO), Michael Siebel (founder at Socialcam… Read More

  • Hem, Jason Goldberg’s Pivot From Fab, Is Buying Design Business Discipline.eu

    Hem, Jason Goldberg’s Pivot From Fab, Is Buying Design Business Discipline.eu

    Hem, the Berlin-based home furnishings company that Jason Goldberg created last year as a pivot out of his flashy-but-challenged e-commerce portal Fab.com, is close to sewing up another acquisition. It is buying Disclipline.eu, a startup based in Italy that produces and sells a small line of furniture and other objects designed by independent studios. Sources close to the company… Read More

  • Samsung Electronics’ New Design Lead Is An Alum Of Jony Ive’s Former Consulting Firm

    Samsung Electronics’ New Design Lead Is An Alum Of Jony Ive’s Former Consulting Firm

    Remember the trypophobia-inducing Galaxy S5 design that Samsung released to near-universal horror last year? The South Korea tech giant hopes to avoid similar debacles in the future with the hiring of Lee Don-tae as its new global design team leader. Read More