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2016 MAX Speakers DKNG: An Inside Look into Branding Outside Lands

We're excited to welcome back DKNG Design Studios to MAX for the second year in a row. We first heard them speak at the first Los Angeles Adobe Creative Jam, and were blown away by the identity they created for San Francisco's famous Outside Lands music festival, a 3 day concert that hosts an amazing lineup, everyone from Radiohead to LCD Soundsystem to Lionel Richie. We wanted to get an inside look into what it's like to design for a festival of this magnitude from start to finish -- everything from the website, to the onsite branding of stages, merchandise and numerous activities onsite.

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Adobe MAX 2016: Featured Speakers for Video

For those looking to create dynamic and visually stunning videos, MAX is the place to be to learn how to apply creative techniques to a seamless workflow that allows you to easily move projects through the production pipeline.

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Don’t miss our exclusive interview with Jared Leto at MAX

We’re excited to announce that Adobe CMO Ann Lewnes will interview none other than Jared Leto during Wednesday’s general session.

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web design
August 25, 2016 / Web Design

Age Matters: Considerations for Designing Across Generations

The question becomes how do we balance designing digital content for two demographics that are at opposite ends of the age spectrum, access content in different ways, and have different cognitive abilities and digital competencies?

XD Best Practices
August 25, 2016 / UX/UI Design

XD Essentials: Button Design Best Practices

Buttons are a common element of interaction design, and while they look like a very simple UI element, they are one of the most important elements to create. In this post, I’ll cover the basics you need to know in order to create effective controls that improve user experience.

Behind the Image: Creating a Fun Digital Brand with Samantha Ushiro of Aww Sam

Samantha Ushiro of Aww Sam contributed to Adobe Stock’s new Premium collection. Learn more about building a digital brand, creating a constant stream of innovative content for Instagram, and the importance of having fun with your work.

Adobe Customers Focus on Storytelling at IBC 2016

We’ve invited some of our customers to the Adobe stand at IBC to talk about the content they produce. While these customers all have different approaches and expertise, their focus on telling interesting and emotional stories unites them.

XD Best Practices
August 23, 2016 / UX/UI Design

The Six Minds of UX Design

We talk to UX psychologist John Whalen about the notion that UX doesn’t happen on the screen, it happens in the mind—deep in our subconscious. Here’s why designers need to factor this into their approach.

7 Strategies for Effective Visual Storytelling

Effective visual storytelling requires rethinking your approach to visual hierarchy, investing time in designing the small visual details, and going beyond marketing’s perception of a brand. Here are 7 tips from Studio Element’s Brian Barrus on helping brands tell their story.