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Why These Unique & Creative Text-Focused Websites Will Inspire You

Why These Unique & Creative Text-Focused Websites Will Inspire You | Professional Communication |

Typography is an important but often under-represented part of a website's layout. With so much focus being placed on the presentational aspects of CSS and the use of large images and media that choke bandwidth restraints; it’s nice to occasionally remember that textual content can also make an impact on users and their experience. Content remains king, and a few good fonts can make even the simplest of sites look smart - though not so many that you have to wait for ages for the text to be visible.

Because of this, I’m going to show you a few handpicked examples of sites that make their content look terrific, and why you should consider following their example in your own work. We’re going to take a journey of how elegant typography can make a site shine; looking at the bold, creative, navigational, simplistic and interactive content that makes the designer's voice speak volumes - so let’s get started!...

Via Jeff Domansky
Jeff Domansky's curator insight, May 27, 2015 12:01 AM

Here's to the power of typography in website and landing page design.

malek's curator insight, May 27, 2015 7:54 AM

Headings grab our attention, but the body of content is what makes us stay. 

Jasmin Davies-Hodge's curator insight, May 28, 2015 5:07 AM

Remember,  content is king!

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Sir Ken Robinson on How Finding Your Element Changes Everything

Sir Ken Robinson on How Finding Your Element Changes Everything | Professional Communication |
What knowing the limits of knowledge has to do with finding the frontiers of creativity.


Sir Ken Robinson has previously challenged and delighted us with his vision for changing educational paradigms to better optimize a broken system for creativity.


In this wonderful talk from The School of Life, Robinson articulates the ethos at the heart of The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes


Everything — one of 7 essential books on education — and echoes, with his signature blend of wit and wisdom, many of the insights in this indispensable collection of advice on how to find your purpose and do what you love.



Via Gust MEES
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What are the Components of Creativity?

What are the Components of Creativity? | Professional Communication |
Creativity is comprised of four factors. Just remember this equation: Creativity = Surprise + Originality + Beauty + Utility.

When you read this post you will find that there are four common criteria that are often used when defining creativity:

1. Flexibility

2. Originality

3. Fluency

4. Elaboration

For more information on the four criteria and information on the four factors that this post uses to define creativity click through to the article.

Via Beth Dichter
Feza Koprucu's curator insight, June 25, 2014 9:45 PM

Clearly written article that attempts to define Creativity:

Creativity = Surprise + Originality + Beauty + Utility