Can Web Designers Save the World?

I know this might seem like an odd question to ask. After all, it’s not like we’re living in a villain-filled Gotham City in need of saving.

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When it comes to asking the question, “Can web designers save the world?”, I look at it like this:

Superheroes don’t exist in real life, so there’s no way that one single person on this planet is going to “save” the world — web designer or otherwise.

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From Adobe to MoMA: 11 COVID-19 Resources to Support Designers

These are stressful times—though at times, “stressful” can feel a bit like a word that barely begins to scratch the surface of the situation. Luckily, some companies and organizations are stepping up to turn the pressure down where they can. 

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Go Viral Against COVID-19

Usually, with graduation season at hand, I write a “proposed” commencement speech (that I would give if any university, college or grammar school asked me to do so). This year it’s early because graduating design students have a lot they can do while they wait for the world to open its doors to their talents.

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Why Did People Start Naming Typefaces After Themselves?

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When the time comes for soon-to-be parents to name their newborns, there are plenty of books and websites to help find a fashionable or distinctive moniker.

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Design in the Time of COVID-19

It’s April Fools’ Day, and each year on the 1st of April we normally join the rest of the world in posting a humorous, and entirely fictitious story. But this year, we decided to go a different way.

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