Design Advice From Jony Ive

No matter what your feelings about Apple the company, it’s hard to argue against their focus on design and for the last decade+ the main person behind design at Apple has been Jonathan Ive. Earlier this week via The Verge, I came across Sir Jonathan Ive: The iMan cometh, an interview with Ive from the London Evening Standard.
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Does Your Design Follow The Right Story?

A recent thread on my small business forum reminded me of the need for every business to tell a unique story and even more to make sure your design tells that same story in every detail. This is the principle of unity to it’s highest degree. It’s the whole being more than the sum of the parts. It’s what ultimately makes for the best designs.
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Do You Design In The Browser?

With the move toward responsive websites, designs are being pushed to the prototype stage sooner in the process. We’re designing more in the browser. Or are we? Do Photoshop comps still have a place in the design process? Depends who you ask.
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9 Ways To Keep Your Creative Juices Flowing

If you engage in any kind of creative pursuit I’m sure you’ve gone through times where the ideas weren’t flowing and inspiration was nowhere to be found. This happens to all of us. How do you find ways to stay inspired and get the creative juices flowing again?
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The Novice Web Designer: How Do You Achieve Perfection?

Do you desire to create a clean crisp website with beautiful graphics and content people long for? Do you spend time tweaking a site down to every last detail seeking perfection in everything from the detail of a small button to the seo fundamentals that will help bring search traffic? Is this the holy grail of web design?
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