David's Corner: No.1: The Army Calculates Coffee Alertness Levels, When Beautiful Design is Bad Design, and Google's Link Valuation Strategy

September 5, 2019

David's first article dives into the science behind efficiently maintaining a balanced coffee buzz, his second features previous Apple chief designer Jony I've's historic design fails, and thirdly, he shares his take on a former Moz employee's visual break-down of Google's SEO & link valuation strategy.


Reader's Corner No. 111: The UX of Porn Tube Sites, GitHub's Funniest Code Projects, and Why Performance Matters

August 22, 2019

AIGA Eye on Design is here to teach you why bad UX design CAN be good for business in their latest porn-inspired column. Then, a Quartz article that shares some of the funniest code projects found on GitHub. And finally, EMT Hillel Wayne breaks down just how exactly a quarter-second computer lag can mean life or death under certain circumstances.


Reader's Corner No. 104: The OS Keeping NYC Subway System Alive, 3 Lessons in Branding, and Why You Keep Plugging that USB Stick in Wrong

June 21, 2019

Find out why you always plug your USB stick in upside down on the first try, learn more about the "vintage technology" keeping the NYC subway system alive, and check your design knowledge by seeing how many of these three AIGA branding lessons you already know.


Reader's Corner No. 103: Unloved Patches, HTTP Status Dogs, and Staying Up to Date with Web Development

June 13, 2019

Is it really worth it to submit patches to the WordPress team? What would HTTP Status codes look like if they weren't just numbers... but dogs instead? How can I keep up with these topics as well as other trends in web development? Find out the answers to these questions in Reader's Corner #103.


Reader's Corner No. 102: An Introduction to Neural Networks, Taking a Stand Against Free Project Pitching, New Adobe Copyright Regulations

June 7, 2019

Staff article submissions will introduce you to the basic functioning of neural networks, have you questioning the industry practice of demanding free pitching for client projects, and catch you up with Adobe's new copyright regulations.


Reader's Corner No. 101: A Quora-Inspired Poem About Silicone Valley, Happy Hour Branding, and The Best Code is No Code,

May 24, 2019

Learn why Jay believes that the best code is no code, see how modern designers tackling creative alcohol branding in 2019, and inversely, read an innovative article that asks more questions than it answers; the first being what would a poem about Silicone Valley sound like if it consisted solely of user inquiries from a popular question-and-answer website (Quora)?


Reader's Corner No. 100: 10 lists of 10 things! Including Tech Pranks, Web Design Trends, Common UI Mistakes, and More!

May 9, 2019

For our 100th Reader's Corner edition we are bringing you guys TEN top 10 articles a.k.a 100 new things for you to learn!


Reader's Corner No. 98: Law Rules Oxford Comma Necessary, None of My Projects Want to be SPA's, and Designing a Font Based On Old Handwriting

April 11, 2019

We're covering a wide variety of topics in this edition! Read on to keep up with new grammar rules, the pace of change in web development, and learn how to transform old cursive handwriting into a digital font.


Reader's Corner No. 97: 7 Fantastic Design Fails, Seeking the Productive Life, and a Different Kind of Theory of Everything

March 7, 2019

Employee submissions of the day include learning from design failures, some tips for living a productive life, and a high-level, metaphysical reanalysis of standard physics methodologies commonly used to explain our universe.


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