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Creative Myths: Black is Still the New Black

By Ben Forsberg on Sep. 9, 2015

You may have been taught never to use black in your designs. That's stupid. Stop doing that.

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Courage and Clarity

By Sarah Costello on Sep. 1, 2015

A few years ago, I walked away from a steady job as the VP of a nonprofit to become a full-time, self-employed copywriter. It was exactly what I needed to do, and it started me down a path that led me to my current role as an associate creative director...

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How to Take Better Instagram Photos: Lessons from Henri Cartier-Bresson on the Art of Seeing

By Joel Gunz on Aug. 11, 2015

“The Mind’s Eye” won’t school you about rules of thirds, the best angle to use when taking a picture of your cheeseburger or how to manufacture nostalgia using the Earlybird filter. But it will point the way to making your Instagram feed its very best.

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Rediscover SVG

By Ben Forsberg on Aug. 4, 2015

SVG is a graphics format that has been around for a while. While it has been slow to take off (it has had spotty, quirky implementation across browsers), the imminent demise of Flash makes this a perfect time to revisit incorporating SVG into your production workflow.

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How I Flew All the Way to New York to Get One Lesson and Came Back with a Very Different One

By Joel Gunz on Jul. 7, 2015

I once visited New York’s Helen Hayes Theater to deliver a talk following a performance of The 39 Steps on Broadway. After the event was over, actor Sean Mahon and I stepped next door to Angus’ Bistro for a drink. This is what happened.

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