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I believe in some design absolutes – call them laws, if you will. I'm convinced that a design that does not adhere to these absolutes is a design that is faulted. Put it this way: If I owned a newspaper, I'd be sure these 10 absolutes are followed. Always. No question. No sidestepping. Always. So, if you wanna work for me, here are the 10 design musts I'd expect you to learn and live with: More
Design should be compelling in those places where it's called for, but standing design elements such as page labels, section flags and headline fonts should be reserved, quiet. Too often, the curve gets in the way of good design practice. More