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Traits of the best UX + UI Designers

Over the years Daniel de la Cruz (Co Founder @ ChangeLab23) has worked with 100s of Designers. He tells us why there is a re-occurring pattern of good traits in those Designers who are true masters of their work…

The Lifespan of an Active Jobseeker (infographic)

Using feedback from over 1000 UK professionals within the Marketing, Creative, Development & Account Management sectors we created the “Lifespan of an Active Jobseeker”.

Timeful App Schedules Your Work Day For You

Designed to boost your daily productivity, Timeful App scans your calendars, learns your behaviour and then makes smart suggestions which help you complete your to-do lists in super efficient style.

Breaking In: 100 Interviews With Top Creatives On Landing That Dream Job

Breaking In is a unique collection of interviews from over 100 movers and shakers from within the creative industry. Compiled by the acclaimed Product Designer Amina Horozić this book offers up a useful resource for Designers looking to build that killer portfolio to land their dream job.

TMZ’s Office in LA is the Bomb

Inspired by the celebrity gossip they promote, TMZ’s brand new workspace is a 9,000 sqft newsroom that looks like an edgy, industrial warehouse.

The Death of the Office? Hmmmm, no. (Infographic)

Yep, technology means I can reply to clients when I’m awake at 3am or write blogs like this from my lounge, but the death of the ACTUAL office. Hmmmm, no.

Ben Cogger Joins Guru…

We are delighted to welcome Ben Cogger to the team.  Ben joins us with a wealth of experience gained from over a decade in the recruitment advertising industry (2 national newspapers and 5 leading job boards – Total Jobs, Reed, Creativepool, Fish4Jobs and Only Marketing Jobs).

Great #Infographic from @lilytidhar

Great #Infographic from @lilytidhar – The best and worst paying jobs in design… http://ow.ly/zPRYX

The Rise and Fall of the Courtroom Sketch Artist

Gary Myrick was once the go-to Sketch Artist for TV stations, where millions of people would view his work which spanned high profile cases on serial killers, famous politicians, professional athletes, international arms dealers and more. This 7-minute film features the rise and fall of Gary Myrick and the Courtroom Sketch Artist profession as a whole.

Inside Wieden+Kennedy Office

Designed by WORK Architecture Company (WORKac) the New York office for Wieden + Kennedy is a spacious haven for ad agency staff. Centered around an amazing circular staircase which looks as if it has just fallen down from the floor above, the 50,000 m² W+K office space, is a light and airy delight offering open plan, collaborative working around every corner.

A London Bus Stop Made Completely From Lego

London’s latest transport project is not what you might think. Using over 100,000 LEGO bricks and taking two weeks to complete, Tfl collaborated with LEGO and Trueform to build a London Bus Stop made entirely out of LEGO.

Shuffl World Cup Office Sweepstake Generator

Forget pulling pencil written names out the office biscuit tin for the World Cup sweepstake, Creative Agency Marmalade on Toast have combined their expert digital knowledge with their passion for sport and produced Shuffl.

Office Design Perfection Bottled at Coca Cola’s New London HQ

Greeting visitors at the entrance to No. 1 Wimpole Street, WC1 is a hand painted signage artwork by Acrylicize that’s just one of many indications that you’re stepping into the new home of Coca-Cola UK.

Creative Grads For Sale on eBay. Free Postage & Packaging.

Fresh out of Lincoln University, Creative Graduates Natalie and Lucy have put their services up for sale on eBay. With Grad roles at Guru Careers typically receiving over 500 applications per vacancy, this type of approach is just what’s needed for budding hopefuls to stand out.

Disneyland Employ 16 Children To Create An Amazing New Castle in Paris

With their endless amounts of imagination, can you think of anyone better than children to create a fantastical Disneyland castle?

Remember that chap who developed your holiday snaps?

Remember the clerk at the local video store, or the person who used to develop your holiday snaps? Put together by Lapham’s Quarterly, Working Revolutions is a neat little grid matrix highlighting career automation over the past 200+ years…

The Most Useful Job Searching Tool On The Web

This uber-helpful website will help you overcome the challenges of searching for a job.

Warner Music Group Are Being Sued by 3,000 Former Interns

The Warner Music Group are facing a major lawsuit at the hands of 3,000 former interns. Sparked last year by ex-intern Kyle Grant, the lawsuit alleges that Warner routinely abused interns by having them mainly carry out basic tasks such as fetching coffee and grabbing lunch for the paid employees.

Kickstarter’s New HQ has a Distinctly Vintage Feel

Renovated from an old pencil factory, we sneak inside the crowdfunding site Kickstarter’s new 29,000 SQFT NYC HQ.

The world’s most dangerous job is made to look like quite a laugh by Corey Arnold

Spending the last 7 years aboard the f/v Rollo, Photographer Corey Arnold battled gargantuan 40 foot seas, a marathon of sleepless nights and sub-zero temperatures rustling King crab and octopus from Alaska’s Bering Sea. Deckhand is up there as one of the most dangerous professions in the world, but as these pictures show, Fisherman know how to have a good laugh…

The CATable is the Ultimate Workspace for Cat Lovers

If your office has a cat then you’ll be fully aware of how much attention they can crave. Whether it is tummy rubs or chin scratches, they just won’t leave you alone while you’re busy with the computer. Well, Hong Kong-based designer Hao Ruan of LYCS Architecture has the answer, CATable, a desk designed as a playground for cats.

Our Google+ page is running shamefully low on followers, help us out…Google+

Our Google+ page is running shamefully low on followers, help us out… Google+

Font Men

You may not have heard of Jonathan Hoefler or Tobias Frere-Jones but you’ve seen their work. Before their recent split, they collectively ran the most successful and well respected type design studio in the world, creating fonts used by everyone from the Wall Street Journal to the President of the United States.

Daily Advice For A Creative Life

The beautiful typography, calligraphy and illustration work of Gui Menga caught our eye this week through his brilliant personal project “Daily advice for a creative life”…