David's Corner No.3: Goodbye Flash, Updating Googlebot's User Agent, and David Carson Says Computer Make You Lazy

November 18, 2019

Everybody say goodbye to Adobe Flash because Microsoft Windows will officially stop supporting the late video player come December 2020. And, In more pressing news, SEO professionals should be prepared to adapt when Google updates Googlebot's user-agent strings in December of this year! Lastly, a simple interview with design icon David Carson, who shares his take on grid-style layouts in design


Davids's Corner No.2: "Liquid Metal" Is Everywhere, Mastercard Adds Taste to Brand Experience, Danny Rosin's 1988 UNC T-Shirt

October 18, 2019

David, as our most active RC participant, is back at it again with some interesting reads to finish off your workweek with! Featuring why the design community is so obsessed with "Liquid Metal", a new creative marketing initiative by Mastercard to add "taste" to their brand experience, and a podcast featuring David's college alumni Danny Rosin (now president of Brand Fuel) taking a look back at a T-shirt he designed back in the 90's that really captures the UNC college student experience.


Reader's Corner No. 112: The Secret History of "Easter Eggs", 2019 Logo Trend Report, and Google's New Nofollow Link Attribute Change

September 20, 2019

Discovering quirky software surprises, LogoLounge's recent 2019 logo design trend report, and Google's creation of two new link attributes.


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. 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. 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.


Reader’s Corner No. 94: Why CAPTCHA Has Gotten So Difficult, Evan You's Preview of Vue.js 3.0, and The Power of a Good Science Illustration

February 7, 2019

Why CAPTCHA has gotten so difficult (interesting read!), a preview of Vue.js 3.0 by Evan You, and an in-depth interview with the senior graphics editor behind a popular American science magazine.


Reader's Corner No. 93: Typography Trends in 2019, Unique Label Designs for Whiskey Bottles, and TeenNick's Typography Rebrand

January 31, 2019

Keep your eye on typography design in this month's themed RC! Today's topics include new 2019 trends in type, unique whiskey bottle branding, and TeenNick's recent bold typography transition.


Reader's Corner No. 77: The Logo Design Revolution, Search Ghost vs. WordPress, and Google Turns 20

October 2, 2018

Featuring an eclectic mix of development, design, and industry news; today's staff picks will keep your industry knowledge up-to-date and well-rounded!


Reader's Corner No. 59: Into the Breach was a Nightmare to Make, Coding without a Keystroke, and the History of Color Wheels

May 23, 2018

After a brief hiatus, we are excited to announce that our Reader's Corner is back in action! You can look forward to seeing a lot more engaging and thought-provoking content from our staff through the remainder of 2018. In this week's issue, we are keeping up with a very "visual" theme, featuring articles related to designing video game UIs, creating a hands-free platform for developing iOS games, and the historical progression of color theory over the years.