The 19 best coworking spaces in the Bay Area

The 19 best coworking spaces in the Bay Area

Coworking spaces offer more than a reprieve from the sky-high rent prices of the Bay Area. They also operate as incubators, think tanks and social spaces where freelancers and startups can meet and share ideas. To help find a coworking space that’s right for your budget, profession and work style, we put together this handy guide to spaces for everyone,…

35 awesome gift ideas for entrepreneurs

35 awesome gift ideas for entrepreneurs

This holiday season, we know your favorite entrepreneur is probably too busy brainstorming their next genius idea to send you their holiday wish list. That’s why we reached out to some of our savviest friends –  like Tim Ferriss, James Altucher, and Lisa Sugar – to find you the latest and greatest gift ideas. Even…

39 logo fonts every designer should know

39 logo fonts every designer should know

Typeface can make or break the design of a logo. The right logo font amplifies the impact of your logo (and brand), while the wrong font could be a customer buzzkill. That’s why we’re featuring the most notable, game-changing logo fonts from each era—starting in the 1600s and moving all the way to the present! The timeline of font evolution has shaped 21st…

30 beautiful mobile apps for design enthusiasts

30 beautiful mobile apps for design enthusiasts

With an ever-growing supply of mobile apps, it takes a lot to stand out from the crowd—both in functionality and design. With that in mind, we sloshed through app stores to handpick 30 beautiful mobile apps that designers and design enthusiasts will love. We’ve organized this article into seven sections, so you can easily find the mobile app that fits…

5 classic design books for summer reading

5 classic design books for summer reading

Summer always has those moments when you’re too hot to do anything but curl up on the couch with a good book. Even better, is grabbing some design books that help you grow as a designer and design appreciator. In this article, we round up five design books that are sure to inspire you this summer. Happy reading! 1. Shigeo Fukuda Masterworks A lesser known…

30 free public domain image websites (use with care)

30 free public domain image websites (use with care)

A public domain image is defined as a photo, clip art or vector whose copyright has expired or never existed in the first place. These images can be used by almost anyone for personal and commercial purposes. There are three ways that public domain images occur: The image is assigned to the public domain through a Creative Commons Zero (CC0)…

20 free tools for better typeface pairing

20 free tools for better typeface pairing

Pairing type is one of the toughest parts to get right in a web design project, and having tons of custom fonts at our fingertips doesn’t make things any easier. Font selection is more an art than a science. Therefore, reading about typography, individual typefaces and foundries goes hand in hand with lots of practice.…

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