Reading List

Essential visual design principles for web designers

Discover how the human brain interprets visual information — and how you can use that in your web designs.

http://ebooks.webflow.com/chapter/essential-visual-design-principles-for-web-designers

Explaining graphic design to four-year-olds

I recently offered to talk at the local primary school, about my job (or at least part of my job).

https://medium.com/@deanvipond/explaining-graphic-design-to-four-year-olds-fe9257ffaf3d#.i7u2f8nk7

Litmus test for your idea

If you want to know if your idea is any good, first check if you even have any interest in persevering. Try teaching before you try selling.

https://ninjasandrobots.com/litmus-test

What do you mean ‘we need more time’??

In tech, we spend little time talking about the softer skills like communication, project management, and prioritization.

https://blogs.dropbox.com/tech/2015/10/what-do-you-mean-you-need-more-time/

Poison

How do we get better at making things people want?

https://ninjasandrobots.com/poison

This is a web page

At its heart, web design should be about words. Words don't come after the design is done. Words are the beginning, the core, the focus.

https://justinjackson.ca/words.html

So, what exactly is branding?

A beginner’s guide to the power of association.

https://medium.com/@guygordon/so-what-exactly-is-branding-244c753ad2cc#.jv49z4fd7

Why you need design

The following is an excerpt from You’re My Favorite Client, a book to help people understand design. Written by Mike Monteiro. Published by A Book Apart.

https://medium.com/@monteiro/why-you-need-design-77dce41e0e0c#.tnme9mao5

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