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Cycling Climbs: Twenty Art Prints: The world’s most famous ascents on two wheels, captured in words and illustration

Cycling Climbs: Twenty Art Prints

Since the Tour de France route changes every year, the announcement of where the ride will take the peloton is a highly anticipated event. For riders and fans alike, a tour doesn’t quite have the “je ne sais quoi” without a visit to the Alpe d’Huez……

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Free Ebook: Interaction Design Best Practices (Words, Visuals, Space)


Words are themselves interactions. Visuals are equally important to the copy, since the experience suffers if the words and appearance do not complement one another. Finally, space creates the context for interactions with the right look, feel, and relationship between all elements.

Interaction Design Best Practices: Words, Visuals, Space includes visual case studies, expert advice, and real-life interaction design examples from some of today’s top companies. You’ll learn how to design for the human brain, how to match perception to reality, how to treat white space as a design tool, and much more.

While interaction design can be highly theoretical, this book is written with action in mind. Every chapter includes tips based on real-life experiences.

Free Ebook: Interaction Design Best Practices

The 7 chapters of the e-book features:

  • Best practices from 30+ companies including Apple, AirBnB, Google, Facebook, Etsy, Virgin America, Dribbble, Hootsuite, and Behance.
  • Practical explanations of how to apply white space, size/distance, microcopy, visual design, and many other IxD disciplines.
  • Advice from experts like Dan Saffer, Jared Spool, Stephen P. Anderson, Rachel Nabors, and others.
  • Plenty of visual examples to illustrate every piece of advice.

To learn how prototyping can help perfect interaction design, check out the companion ebook The Ultimate Guide to Prototyping.

Check out the free ebooks, and feel free to share if you find them helpful (the 2nd book is unlocked when enough shares are reached).

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Typography experiment turns your words into art

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The Phraseology Project allows these artists to connect with their audience




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Exploring Words and Destruction with “Extracts” : Three typography artists join forces for a group show highlighting their different uses of negative space

Exploring Words and Destruction with


by Jorge Grimberg Currently on view at New York’s No Romance Galleries is “Extracts,” an exhibition curated by Tim Strazza that features work by three artists on one common theme:…

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Sage Advice from The Chef Says: Bite-sized words of wisdom from the industry’s best cooks

Sage Advice from The Chef Says


A continuation in a “Words of Wisdom” series that has already delivered the compelling “The Designer Says” and “The Filmmaker Says,” Princeton Architectural Press is now offering insight from within one of the most-consumed but perhaps least considered arts: cooking. “Continue Reading…


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Those Sweet Words

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An Icon is Worth 1,000 Words

Icons are all around us, telling us when we have email, what button will save a draft, and where to find a site’s navigation. There are plenty of icon options available; the trick is to identify when to use specific types of icons. This week, Marli Mesibov brings together a number of icon resources and revelations.

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Wise Words: Francis Bacon

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This week’s Wise Words come from English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, essayist, and author, Francis Bacon. via The Quotery


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Wise Words: James Victore

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This week’s Wise Words from James Victore remind us that a change of attitude can go a long way. Check out the companion Burning Questions video for more.


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Wise Words: Joshua Gott

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This week’s Wise Words come from Joshua Grott, Creative Director at Epipheo, a video production company “dedicated to translating ideas into true stories worth sharing.” Check out his Creative Mornings talk for more.


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