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Marvel Character or Font?

Can you tell the difference? A very important quiz.

Rick and Morty’s Jerry Smith has just been hired as a creative director

No, you’re not going mad. Yes, you did read that right.

When you lookup a certain feature on, there’s an incredible assumption many of us make when interpreting its UI.

How I Experience Web Today

An interactive, slightly tongue-in-cheek commentary on the UX of certain sites on the web today.

When Using Type Graphically, Avoid Text Hierarchy Disasters

After all, you don't want your work to end up in an article like this.

Businesses Must Disclose Whether Actually Cool Or Just Use Minimalist Branding

The Federal Trade Commission ruled Friday that companies must begin disclosing when they are merely using minimalist branding to simulate coolness.

Zoom Escaper

Zoom Escaper is a simple tool to help you escape Zoom meetings and other videoconferencing scenarios.

Pablito Planeta - Design Astrologist

Let’s see what the pixel stars have for you. Pablito Planeta guides you into your future as a designer. Vamos, cariño—the gradient cosmos is yours!

How to deal with designers in 10 easy steps

Did you just hire a couple of designers, thinking they would sit quietly and create some visuals? I have bad news for you.

This ad gives 2020 the send-off (and middle finger) it deserves

Social impact agency Public is telling this year to f**k off to raise donations for the Mental Health Coalition and Black Health Alliance.

User education as Pokemon evolutions

When a seemingly harmless pattern can turn into a formidable beast.

Looks Like You Need To Let It Out

It looks like you’ve been through a lot. It looks like you need to let it out. Record your scream and we’ll release it in Iceland.

The Mad Magazine Fold-In Effect in CSS

Mad Magazine artist Al Jaffee was best known for his artwork where folding the page reveals a hidden message. Here's how to create the effect in CSS.

Which design style are you?

Are you ready to unravel the truth?

Always judge a book by its cover

Weird and wonderful books judged on their covers and titles.

Every Covid-19 Commercial is Exactly the Same

Corporate Covid-19 response videos are eerily similar. Cue somber piano music.


Make the tallest stack in this fun little game by Hakim El Hattab.

How Low Can Your Logo

How Low Can Your Logo is a contest to create the worst logo. Read the brief, design a logo, and submit for your chance to win prizes and glory.


An ongoing project attempting to explain our highly intangible, deeply disruptive, data-driven, venture-backed, gluten-free economic meritocracy.

Pandemic Travel Posters (Inviting You to Stay Home)

Jennifer Baer of the "Coronavirus Tourism Bureau" made some travel posters designed to get you interested in staying inside.