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The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #86

by | September 9, 2016, 2:23pm

  1. How My Friends Described Some Colors To Me When I Couldn’t See | “When I was a kid, I was legally blind due to the improper development of neurological connections as well as underdeveloped muscles. After a great doctor and a lot of work, I can see just fine now but for a while in my childhood, after a period of nothing, all I had was light and dark – this is how I remember family/friends describing colors to me.”
  2. Designs of the Year 2016 nominees announced | “Herzog & de Meuron’s Tate Modern Switch House, Ikea’s flatpack refugee shelter, and the artwork for David Bowie’s final album are among projects nominated for the Design Museum’s Designs of the Year awards 2016.”
  3. Swiss Style Now: a cliché-busting cross-section of Swiss graphic design | “The Swiss Style Now exhibition aims to upturn clichés of Switzerland’s design identity. Bringing together over 120 works by assorted generations of graphic designers in Switzerland, the show features both the modernism the public will expect, and plenty more it won’t. Split into two sections, contemporary and classic, this is a comprehensive cross-section of the country’s graphics culture.”
  4. The Rise of the Data Literate Designer | “What does it mean to be “data literate?” Designers who understand data will be the designers who make the bigger impact with their work. Design solves problems. Data helps inform the choices you make to solve those problems.”
  5. Why design-led companies do better in business | “Lee Coomber explains why blending design thinking and business strategy is such a successful combination.”
  6. Five Card Decks Every Leader Should Own | “You may have read every leadership book on the planet, but did you know that some of the best tools out there are hidden inside card decks? Here are five of the best.”
  7. A Beautiful Observation About The Start of Twitter | “This is a true and unusual story about leadership and potential.”
  8. Why Luck Plays a Big Role in Making You Rich | “A Cornell economist is alive today because his heart stopped on the right tennis court. He wants us all to know how fortunate we are.”
  9. 13 Amazing Abandoned Cart Emails | “(And What You Can Learn From Them.)”
  10. Webrecorder | “Create high-fidelity, interactive recordings of any web site you browse.”

Image: Norwegian passports by Neue Design Studio, link #2.