Good Design for Better Schools: The My School Information Design Challenge

Posted: November 25th, 2014

It’s no secret that big data is changing the world, and quickly: a full 90% of the world’s data was generated during the past two years alone. Making sense of this ever-expanding arsenal of information is an enormous opportunity—and challenge—for organizations of all kinds. And in order to benefit from this expanse of new information, […]

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Top 10 Design Inspiration Resources

Posted: October 30th, 2014

We are huge believers in the open source community. There are thousands of creative people solving complex problems and sharing their findings, processes and ideas every day online. Often, when we’re working on a project, we find ourselves facing challenges others have already spent untold hours developing solutions for. As designers and technologists, it would […]

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Sketching: The Value of Pen + Ink in a Digital World

Posted: October 2nd, 2014

Bright eyed, on the first day of a design internship, I headed straight to the computer to begin my first project. It was going pretty well: I assessed the design brief, had my fonts and colors ready, and started throwing everything in InDesign. As my mentor came by to see my progress, he stopped short, […]

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Cheat Sheet: How to Optimize Images for Your Social Media

Posted: May 15th, 2014

Cliché but true: a picture is worth a thousand words. In a world where your audience has a limited attention span and you might only have 140 characters, it’s important to make sure these images stand-out. You don’t want your beautiful Facebook cover photo to cut off someone’s head! That’s why we’ve compiled a handy guide […]

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41 Best Nonprofit Websites of 2014

Posted: May 8th, 2014

Here at Social Driver, we are ecstatic to release our third annual 41 Best Nonprofit Websites of 2014! Nonprofits rely on their websites to illustrate their mission, gain support for their work and, in many cases, collect donations. Similar to our lists in 2012 and 2013, we’ve combed through hundreds of sites and chosen our […]

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65 Best Responsive Website Design Examples of 2014

Posted: March 5th, 2014

For the third straight year, Social Driver has returned with our list of favorite responsively designed websites. We’ve grown the list from 20 companies in 2012 to 50 in 2013 and finally gathering 65 companies this year, exemplifying the increasing popularity of this design trend. We’ve researched hundreds of companies from a variety of business […]

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Social Driver Has a New Website!

Posted: July 24th, 2013

CANEXBACK.COM At Social Driver, we believe innovation doesn’t come gradually, it ‘pops’. So, when it came to revamping our website we wanted to add some pizazz. We knew we had the resources, but we needed time and teamwork to create a great site. We kicked off our redesign with a Pop-Up Innovation Lab. We gathered […]

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50 Best Responsive Website Design Examples of 2013

Posted: June 10th, 2013

Social Driver's list of favorite responsively designed websites has returned! Last year we shared our 20 top responsive design picks and now we are back with even more awesome sites. We've searched high and low to gather our 50 best responsive website designs and why we think they are so great. It's no secret we think responsively designed […]

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10 Tips for Web Designers Designing Responsive Websites

Posted: June 4th, 2013

As responsive design continues to develop as a best practice for creating websites, there are a growing number of articles published about improving your workflow and design approach. There doesn’t seem to be one right way in designing responsive websites and I find it very helpful to hear from a variety of people and distill […]

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3 Lessons from Designing a Website for the Millennial Generation

Posted: May 16th, 2013

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) is a nonprofit that recognizes and elevates high achieving college students across the United States. They have over 1 million millenial members, are recognized at 300 college campuses, and provide career support, service opportunities, and programs dedicated to the ideals of scholarship, leadership, and service. As NSCS's primary […]

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The State of the Union Infographic: 1913 vs. 2013

Posted: February 13th, 2013

At Social Driver, we like to think a lot about the future, but sometimes it's fun to look back at the past and see just how far we've come. This infographic shows the state of our union 100 years ago compared to today.  What do you think we'll see in the next 100 years? cell […]

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14 Best Get Out the Vote Posters

Posted: November 6th, 2012

Happy Election Day!  AIGA holds a contest every year for graphic designers to submit Get Out the Vote posters and we're sorted through them to select our favorite ones.  Whoever you support today, make sure your voice is heard and get out the vote! 1. Make Your Voice Heard Blue Designer: Hunter Langston 2. United We […]

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Link Roundup: 10 Articles this Week You Won’t Want to Miss

Posted: September 28th, 2012

Last week, we shared links that will make you think.  This time around, it’s all about doing!  According to Adobe’s infographic, two thirds of businesses say social media is integral to their marketing.  Brands are using multiple social media sites to engage to their customers, with Facebook and Twitter as the most popular platforms. Check […]

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20 Best Responsive Web Design Examples of 2012

Posted: July 10th, 2012

This is the third post in a series about Responsive Web Design, described in plain language from a front end designer. Ok, so we’ve discussed why responsive web design is an excellent solution for our websites. Then we dug a little deeper into how it actually works. Today we want to share our 20 favorite […]

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5 Best Government Websites That Just Work

Posted: July 2nd, 2012

We here at Social Driver believe that everyone can get with the future, governments too. Government websites may be the perfect case for web usability and good design. These sites have a public mission to serve and inform, both of which can be greatly helped with a few smart webtools and an open eye to […]

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A Responsive Web Design Tutorial for Beginners

Posted: June 27th, 2012

This is the second post in a series about Responsive Web Design, described in plain language from a front end designer. In our last post I wrote about three reasons responsive web design is something you should know about. We discussed the problems associated with the traditional method of designing a desktop and mobile version […]

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Video of the Week: Life Cycle Told Through Typography

Posted: June 18th, 2012

This video was shown at the opening of the Typophile Conference in Seattle in July 2007. It is an inspiring example of how we can use design to not only create something beautiful, but to tell a story. There is no identity or personal characteristics revealed in the video, just a sped up story of […]

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