15 Oct 2016   webgap

7 TED Talks Every Designer Should Watch

Inspiration comes in many forms and often depends on what drives you creatively. In the hustle and bustle of life, we’re constantly bombarded with stimulation and distractions, especially so in the digital age.

Sometimes it’s necessary to take a step back and appreciate the moment so we can rejuvenate our creative juices. To help you get some graphic design, multimedia design and interior design inspiration, we’ve compiled a list of 7 great Ted Talks every designer should watch.

1. 3 Ways Good Design Makes You Happy – Don Norman

2. How to Build Your Creative Confidence – David Kelley

3. Simplicity Sells – David Pogue

4. The Impact of Persuasion – Don Norman

5. Designing for Simplicity – John Maeda

6. How Great Leaders Inspire Action – Simon Sinek

7. Design and Destiny – Philippe Starck

Take some time out, watch these videos and get inspired. We’re sure there’s something that will resonate with graphic designers, multimedia designers and interior designers alike and stimulate the next burst of creative genius.

Watch the videos

18 Oct 2016   webgap

Why all the fuss about design thinking?

A hot topic in the design world is design thinking but what is it and why does it matter?Members of the IDEA collective argue that design thinking offers a unique, fruitful and fun way to enhance teaching and learning across different subjects. They recently held a workshop with school teachers, exemplifying the kind of thinking that designers do ‒discovery, interpretation, ideation, experimentation and evolution ‒ to see how maths, science, geography and history teachers would react. They loved it.Here is some of the feedback:“Design thinking is invaluable!” ‒ comment from a Physica ...

19 Oct 2016   webgap

Multimedia Setting New Trends In Website Design

Technology influences almost all our daily activities and as we move further into the digital age, multimedia design trends have started to impact trends in website design too. A website was for many, the first foray into the digital world but the use and expectations of the tech savvy end-user have evolved and now the user experience is essential.Multimedia design has become one way for businesses to bridge this gap. Through simple yet effective design, businesses can engage their audiences and create fantastic brand experiences by communicating their stories through carefully considered desi ...

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