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iterations.design • instagram inspiration & small tools for big differences

iterations.design • instagram inspiration & small tools for big differences
By Julian Paul • Issue #4 • View online
It’s good to be back. This week, I am trying out publishing on Fridays instead of Thursdays. Let’s see how this will affect the opens & clicks. But was this change planned? No. Definitely not. I simply did not have time yesterday. But I guess it’s as good an excuse as ever to try out publishing this weekly newsletter on another day. My week was simply packed with work for OFC. If you’re interested in learning more of what I am up to there, you can have a read on the search for devs in the sincere.club publication. But without further ado here is your weekly dose of iterations.design ↓

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@preidmedia sharing the iterative logo design process.
Logo design iterations.
Logo design iterations.
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@anhdodes shows designing the ship & the storm logo.
Logo build process.
Logo build process.
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Real design thinking: the value of keeping a reflective journal by Jim McCool.
“…Looking back, what were the implications of those thought processes? Why did some of the elements of the problem seem so very important then and of such lesser importance later on? What were you feeling at the time?…”
Read the full article.
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Case study : Designing an online photography platform for a studio by Ragi Vipin
“…This is the most exciting part which takes a good time to build logic. I firstly write down all my ideas and then process what elements could further add value to the ideas, I then thought of preparing an exhaustive information architecture that will give me a clear understanding of what elements to include and how to categorize and settle hierarchy…”
Read the full article.
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When Did Design Stop Being “Multidisciplinary?” by Jarrett Fuller
“..From the beginning of a designer’s education, a student is asked to pick a focus, and then four years later, when applying for jobs, are again faced with the task of declaring a specific area of expertise that matches a specific job they might be applying for, sometimes in a specific industry…”
Read the full article.
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  • Pulse » How modern teams create knowledge and stay in sync.
  • Mimestream » A native macOS email client for Gmail.
  • NamingMagic » Use AI to name your company and find a domain.
  • Tldraw » A tiny little drawing app.
  • Multi-clock » Keep track of different time zones with multiple clocks in a stunning and minimalistic new tab page.
Thank you for reading this far! I really appreciate your time and would be very grateful if you found this newsletter useful enough to share with interested friends & family members.
iterations.design is crafted with 🧠 by Julian Paul. You can find out more about me here &/or shoot me a message over Twitter anytime! I would love to chat 👋
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