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The truth about button color on websites (according to NASA and eye tracking)

The truth about button color on websites (according to NASA and eye tracking)

It’s one of the oldest debates in web design and digital marketing: which color should you use for call to action buttons? Plenty of people will tell you that red is the best color because it conveys urgency and evokes excitement, or that green works best because “green means go”.

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http://www.eyequant.com/blog/button-color-on-websites

What should you read this summer? A mega reading list

What should you read this summer? A mega reading list

OK, so it’s not summer everywhere right now. But whatever the weather, it’s always time to read a good book. So we compiled summer reading recommendations from TED speakers, and then organized them according to the various situations in which you

Top 10 Sites for Designers: May 2017 Edition – HOW Design

Top 10 Sites for Designers: May 2017 Edition – HOW Design

In-house designers-save money on your entry in the HOW In-House Design Awards! Early-Bird rates end at 11:59 pm EST on Friday, May 5. Enter today. Happy month of May! We’re excited to release the latest edition of the Top 10

Rid Fear of Power: Adopt a Growth Mindset

Rid Fear of Power: Adopt a Growth Mindset

I was sure I was going to fall 400 feet into the sea. I was thirteen years old and on a student trip to France when a friend and I decided to go parasailing over the Mediterranean.

The Ultimate Guide – Simplicity | UXMisfit.com

The Ultimate Guide – Simplicity | UXMisfit.com

There are lots of blog post around the web where the simplicity is presented as the fundamental element of good User Experience. Paradoxically it is much easier to build complex products full of hypothetically must-have features. True simplicity is hard to achieve, but there

Font Map · An AI Experiment by IDEO

Font Map · An AI Experiment by IDEO

Hundreds of fonts arranged using machine learning

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https://thegrid.ai/architectonic/font-map-an-ai-experiment-by-ideo/index.html

Modern Blackout Curtains Turn Windows into Penthouse Views of a City at Night

Modern Blackout Curtains Turn Windows into Penthouse Views of a City at Night

When it comes to window blinds, our options for something that’s truly unique can seem limited. But as Ukrainian designers HoleRoll demonstrate, modern blinds for windows can transcend their practicality and double as spectacular shadow art for your home. They’ve created panels that, when closed, create the illusion of glittering cityscapes at night.

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https://thegrid.ai/architectonic/modern-blackout-curtains-turn-windows-into-penthouse-views-o/index.html

The city Le Corbusier built: inside Chandigarh – in pictures

The city Le Corbusier built: inside Chandigarh – in pictures

In 1950, India’s prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru invited the architect Le Corbusier to design a modernist city that broke with the country’s colonial past. Shaun Fynn explored the world heritage site

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https://thegrid.ai/architectonic/the-city-le-corbusier-built-inside-chandigarh-in-pictures/index.html

Danish Company Creates The Best Playgrounds In The World That Even Grown Ups Can’t Resist

Danish Company Creates The Best Playgrounds In The World That Even Grown Ups Can’t Resist

LEGO aren’t the only Danish engineers inviting kids to celebrate their imagination. One Danish company is building creative one-of-a-kind playgrounds, and they’re every kid’s dream.

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https://thegrid.ai/architectonic/danish-company-creates-the-best-playgrounds-in-the-world-tha/index.html