Tag Archives: Design

Top Visual Trends for 2014

Now I’m not a fan of trends – it’s better to look ahead then at what’s already happening, in terms of creativity, design and innovation, of course. Every creative wants to make something original that stands out, so according to iStock, knowing which visual themes and tools are trending (and then puing your own spin on them) is how to keep your work fresh. From lense flares to wearable cameras, here are some of the top visual trends to look out for in 2014. Infographic:…

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Why Now Creative Group?

After freelancing for a few years, and collaborating with other freelancers on projects to meet expanding service requests, I recently launched a creative services company, Now Creative Group. The main reasons for launching Now Creative Group are to work with awesome people, take on new challenges, work with more clients, expand service offerings, increase community involvement and collaboration, and create a platform for future initiatives. The Now Digital Network and its media priorities are now also part of Now Creative Group. Now Creative Group offers…

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Awesome Podcasts on Business, Design and Entrepreneurship

There are tons of Blogs and Books on the topics of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Design – but that’s a ton of reading for a busy entrepreneur or designer. Another decent source, YouTube videos, aren’t exactly practical to be watching on the go (unless you’re ok bumping into people and tripping on things). So to fill this in-between period where most people probably listen to music, I started listening to useful podcasts. It seems that not everyone is familiar with podcasts, though they’ve been around since about…

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What happens inside the Brain of a Designer

Do designers have different brains? What is the difference between the Left and Right sides of the brains, when it comes do designers? Well, this is one creative (entertaining) take on describing the brain and what each area does. Like the Sounddabellum, my favourite: The region of the brain responsible for controlling the designer’s response to deadlines, which is apparently directly connected to the latteintakus caffeine ventricles. Serious diagrams, silly explanations. The Brain of a Designer, in Diagrams Remodeling, decorating, and more ∨Home improvement can…

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Why You Might Help That Stranger

There are countless behaviours humans have adopted over time – for such goals of survival, defence and pro-creation. How humans relate to one another, and more specifically care for and protect each other, is key to their survival and maintaining relationships. How do humans react in situations when others are in need? When or why do people help strangers? Do humans feel responsible for the lives of others? This design concept for Art Meets Science displays what people think when presented with situations to help fellow humans. To visually represent these…

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