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Psychology | Personality

What is synesthesia?

People with synesthesia experience unique perceptual cross-overs, such as associating letters or sounds to colors. Learn more about it in this Spotlight.

Psychology | Personality

The Edge Effect: People Who Have Deep Relationships with Foreigners are More Creative

There is great comfort in the familiar. It's one reason humans often flock to other people who share the same interests, laugh at the same jokes, hold the same political views. But familiar ground may not be the best place to cultivate creativity. From sc

Entertainment | Entertainment

Why Reading Books Should Be Your Priority, According to Science

You're not doing yourself any favors if you're in the 26 percent of American adults who haven't read even part of a book within the past year.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

19 Creative Household Inventions That Will Make Your Life Easier

There is nothing more annoying and boring than the inconveniences in living conditions and difficulties that involves the maintenance of the home. Therefore, people always dream about a tidy and clean house, more living space, more cabinets, better organi

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

3 creatives reveal the inspiration behind their extraordinary creations

‘The great doesn’t happen through impulse alone, but is a succession of little things that are brought together,’ Vincent van Gogh wrote in 1882.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

5 Brain Training Techniques to Cultivate Your Creative Genius

Brain science reveals creativity is just as much a skill you can develop as it is a gift to be thankful for.

Visual Arts | Art & Design

A guide to becoming a UX designer at age 40

Want to become a UX designer? It doesn't matter what age you are—follow this guide, and you'll be able to make the switch.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

This Agency Just Made a Whole Music Video to Say a Fond Farewell to a Client

A lot of agency-client splits are unpleasant or downright acrimonious. But ad agency Rinck's breakup with Gorton's Seafood has been quite amicable—so amicable, in fact, that Rinck just unveiled a thank-you music video to Gorton's, inspired by Johnny Cas

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Why Your Brand Needs A Real Style Guide - Forbes

Illustration by Propoint Designer Gregg D. A well-developed style guide is an essential tool for establishing brand identity. A brand style guide (also known as a brand book or brand guide) acts as a key document that helps content creators communicate

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Are Branding Agencies Still Relevant?

The old way of designing brands is in desperate need of a rethink, writes Edenspiekermann's Paul Woods.

Business & Finance | Business

It’s OK if You Don’t Understand the Billboards of Silicon Valley | WIRED

Anywhere else in the world, the billboards lining Silicon Valley's major thoroughfare would seem more like roadside Dada than a legit attempt at advertising

Business & Finance | Marketing

10 Classic Copywriting Books for Results-Driven Content Marketers - Copyblogger

Demian Farnworth recommends 10 classic copywriting book that will help modern, results-driven content marketers absorb vital copywriting mechanics.

Visual Arts | Photography

How Photography Can Transform Social Justice In America | Co.Design | business + design

Harvard professor Sarah Lewis talks to Co.Design about the transformative power images have for social justice.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

This L.A. Shop Helps Brands Create Marketing Strategies With Designs to Match

() Specs Who President Chris Lowery and founder and ecd Margo Chase What Design and brand consultancy Where New York and Los Angeles Chase Design Group knows how to make something pretty—they're designers after all—but they like to do more than tha

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

This San Francisco Agency Wants to Fix Everything That's Broken About Client Contracts | Adweek

Many clients don't want agencies of record anymore or loosely affiliated networks of freelancers to satisfy their marketing needs. Stephen Goldblatt is proposing a solution that diverges from both models.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

The First-Timers Guide to Great Copy

Want to nail your sales pitches from the get-go, without having to resort to icky, pushy marketing? Of course you do. Don't we all? The reality is tha...

Business & Finance | Business

How to Become More Creative with Your Copywriting!

Great copywriting is essential to the success of any business. When it comes to marketing for startups, many things must be done correctly if the ultimate goal of creating conversions is going to be met.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

The ad agency model - bendable or breakable? | Brand Republic

PepsiCo president Brad Jakeman recently stated that the ad agency model is not going to bend, it's going to break. Is he right, asks the chief executive and co-founder at MSQ Partners.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

The 9 worst logo changes of 2015

To identify the worst revamps, Business Insider looked through graphic-design publisher UnderConsideration's Brand New blog archives.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

How filmmakers manipulate our emotions using color - YouTube

Like music in an elevator or a doctor's waiting room, color has the power to influence how we feel without our even noticing. Film directors have exploited o...

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

50 Brilliant Billboard Ads That Will Stop You In Your Tracks (And What You Can Learn From Them) – Design School

With digital ads taking over our lives, it’s easy to start questioning how long other forms of advertising are going to last. Oh, rest assured: billboards are going nowhere. They are alive, well and getting increasingly creative.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Interior Design

22 Creative Workspace Ideas for Couples | Brit + Co

With a little planning and a bit of compromise, you can pull off an enviable home office for two.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Infographic: Half Of Creative Workers Don't Start Their Jobs Until After 9 A.M.

Lazy! For all our talk about flex time and the freedom (and insanity) the Internet gives us to work at any time of the day, the traditional 9 to 5 workday, with a break at noon, is still going pretty strong

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

11 Imagination-Jarring Tips From Creative Geniuses

There are plenty of competing theories for how to boost your creativity: paint your room blue, work someplace noisy and distracting, complete a bunch of silly sentences Mad-Libs-style. But there’s no better source for creativity advice than a creative genius. Here are 11 tactics practiced by big thinkers, artists, and innovators.