Let your ideas breathe… How Can You Harness the Power of White Space? Objects in a composition need to breathe. White space offers an airy canvas stage on which the parts of your design can freely dance. Just ask Mark Boulton, graphic designer and writer from the UK. Here’s my favorite part about Mark’s viewContinue reading “Celebrate the spaces between”
Infographics: Pictures That Tell A Story… What is an Infographic? The term Infographic is a portmanteau of two terms, “Information” and “Graphics,” and describes the visual representation of data. Infographics help communicate complex information in a digestible manner, as they creatively present data in an understandable and engaging format. As web users, with our diminishing attention spans,Continue reading “Communicating data with Infographics”
Draw on Your Creativity… This ingenious little app is taking the cooliverse to new levels of fun. Your Turn Now, I’m asking for your help in an informal survey. If you’re playing Draw Something, please add a comment below that summarizes why it’s so much fun.
Facebook Prediction of Future Job Performance Trumps Traditional Personality Assessments… Wow. What a statement! If this Northern Illinois University study is correct, and Facebook is a better barometer of a candidate’s potential job performance than traditional personality assessments, what does that mean for hiring managers? Do we simply spend five to 10 minutes perusing candidates’Continue reading “Can Facebook Predict Future Job Performance? – Talent Management magazine”
Design. Design. Design… It’s the secret behind the success of Pinterest. Check out Sahil Lavingia’s perspective on the design genius behind wildly popular stuff-sharing phenomenon, Pinterest: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1669189/pinterests-founding-designer-shares-his-dead-simple-design-philosophy The bottom line? Design isn’t just wire frames or visual style; it’s about the product as a whole. Here’s my favorite part: “…Design should be considered aContinue reading “Pinteresting”