The Colors of the Web’s Superbrands [INFOGRAPHIC]

What colors do the web’s most powerful brands use to distinguish themselves from others? The folks from COLOURlovers decided to find out, producing the infographic below as the result. As it turns out, web brands love color. Only a few of them are predominantly grey or black and white. The most popular color is blue […]

Customer-Generated Branding sees spike in sales

Packaging Designed by Customers A Dog’s Life founder Todd Thedinga puts photos of customers’ pets on his product packaging. “Help me get on some dog treats,” read the entreaty onTwitter. The author promised “puppy kisses” in exchange for votes. The Twitter account belongs to Phineas, a Shiba Inu puppy. In March, Phineas’s owners, Sal and Noelle […]

Incredibly Offensive Vintage Ads

We have come a long way since the 1930s. Back then advertisements were all about the money. It did not matter who they hurt in the process. Just take a look for yourself. Here are ten ads from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s ads that makes the Ku Klux Klan look like a bunch of […]

Awaken the brain, battle stagnation

The Cure for Creative Blocks? Leave Your Desk. Everyday between 8:00 and 8:30am writer Stephen King arrives at his desk with a cup of tea. He turns on some music, takes his daily vitamin, and begins to work – exactly as he began the day before. Using this routine, King has produced well over 50 […]

50 Best Color Sites for Designers

Thinking about updating your site? These color combinations can help. Jude Stewart is a Print contributing editor, put together several bookmarks for designers to use as reference tools or color palettes.