A beautiful documentary showing how to see the world with a designer's eye.
Narrated by Inge Druckrey and about her teachings, this film gives insight into the various topics of the design profession, such as graphic design, typography, composition, form and visual arts education.
We are bombarded with so many banner ads these days that we don't even notice them. Unless of course they're the intrusive kinds that fill your screen unwanted… or the ones where the grim reaper himself screeches when you accidentally mouse-over. The rest remain virtually invisible to our trained eyes, we have learned to ignore them completely! That's partly because, let's face it, most of them are so hideous that we just instinctively block them out of our minds.
This article on Digiday compiles 15 interesting facts about banner ads that will make you think, why on earth are companies still spending so much of their budget on this kind of advertising??!
Has it ever happened to you that when you try to read an email on your smartphone only half of it appears? Or things are perhaps out of place? Frustrating and annoying, right?
According to Litmus "email remains the strongest online activity around the globe", and the fact that mobile emailers are a fast growing crowd (with a 300% increase since March 2011) gives much reason to rethink the way mobile emails are designed. As more and more people use all kinds of mobile devices to read their emails, it has become crucial to fine-tune the user experience. The below infographic gives a few pointers on the subject.
A tumblr about the hardships of living in Berlin. Full of our favorite kind of image, the animated gif.
From our lovely friends and colleagues who live in this wonderful city.
First there was darkness in the world. Then suddenly a tiny light appears. And another and another. Before you know it the world map starts to light up and you don't know where to look anymore.
What you are looking at is Twitter activity around the globe. Not all of it, but definitely a good portion of it. Tweet Ping is a website developed by Franck Ernewein, a Paris-based developer, that tracks tweets in real time, using Twitter's streaming APIs.
Though the data presented isn't complete (as only geolocalized tweets are shown), it definitely gives an idea of the reach of Twitter and why it could be very useful to monitor all this social chitter-chatter. It's a lot of information being put out there into the world, that if harvested correctly could be used for all kinds of good and evil...
We are looking for a person to join our new Berlin studio as a visual designer to develop high quality digital products. We need someone who sees and breaths design; creative but down to earth. The candidate should enjoy illustrating as well as UX/UI design, should be attentive to detail and versatile. It is mandatory that the applicant posses previous agency experience (2 years+) and can demonstrate a process from start to an end. We are looking for someone who enjoys working on commercial projects for high-end brands. It is very important to us that you have follow-through and enjoy taking a project from start to complete finish of production.
German (fluent written and spoken)
Spanish (not mandatory)
Technically savvy is a plus!
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