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A bi-weekly hand-picked grass-fed locally-sourced list of the industry articles our creative technologists are currently reading. Topics include customer experience, design, marketing, business, finance, technology, media, and storytelling.



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November 19, 2018

How to Redesign a 175-Year-Old Newspaper


The Economist’s designers on the thinking behind its fresh look.

Source: The Economist via Medium

The Business Value of Design


How do the best design performers increase their revenues and shareholder returns at nearly twice the rate of their industry counterparts?

Source: McKinsey

Visualizing Ranges over Time on Mobile Phones


In the first crowdsourced visualization experiment conducted exclusively on mobile phones, we experimentally compare approaches to visualizing ranges over time on small displays.

Source: Mircrosoft Research

How Satisfied Are UX Professionals With Their Jobs


To gauge how satisfied UX practitioners are with their jobs, the UXPA has been asking respondents a job satisfaction question since 2014.

Source: MeasuringU

Stop Trying to Make the Foldable Phone Happen


Folding screens are the flying cars of the mobile phone world—forever just around the corner but not quite here yet; kind of an interesting idea, but do people really need or want them?

Source: Fortune

A Visual History of The Iconic Air Jordan’s


An immersive visual guide to all of the Jordan design classics.

Source: The Pudding

Accessibility in UX: How to Make Mobile App Design Work for Everyone


What is the accessibility of design for mobile apps and websites? What can designers and developers do to provide a full access to mobile services regardless of the physical abilities of a user?

Source: Icons 8

Digitalisation is Radicalising How the Energy Industry Operates


Moving to digital is having profound effects on the energy industry.

Source: Wired

The IKEA Effect – A UX Case Study


So, your Billy Bookcase set has a missing piece…

Source: UX Planet via Medium

Why Do All Websites Look the Same?


The internet suffers from a lack of imagination, so I asked my students to redesign it.

Source: Visual Design via Medium

How the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Campaign Got Its Powerful Design


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez waged a wholly different political campaign–one that entailed a wholly different kind of visual identity.

Source: FastCo. Design

The Experience Makers: Coca-Cola


VIDEO: Coca-Cola, the brand behind the second-most-recognized word in the world (“Coke”), continues to make a name for itself with exceptional digital experiences.

Source: Adobe Experience Cloud
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