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Ten Ways Designers Need to Suck it Up

July, 24, 2014 | By Charyl Looper, Associate Creative Director

The most profound and painful lesson I learned about design and designers came while I was in school. In the Visiting Designers Program, real-life professional designers came to class and taught us... Read More

Design Week Portland

October, 29, 2013 | By Ann Smith

On October 8, XPLANE participated in Design Week Portland by co-hosting an Open House along with digital marketing agency Copious, and welcomed close to 200 guests into our space.  In true... Read More

Storyboard Central

Lots of quick tips, trick, profiles and samples over at Storyboard Central. Part 'History of', part showcase, part bitch fest... a place for those interested in... Read More

XPLANE joins Dachis Group

The acquisition was announced this morning -- this is exciting news for all of us! More info here: Dachis Group acquires XPLANE and be sure to check out the buzz on... Read More

The Vignelli Twelve

Thoughts from I love typography... Though I have the utmost respect for Massimo Vignelli, and am a fan of his work, his we use too many typefaces is just plain... Read More


Great set of design accidents, homages, inspirations and appropriations. The pairs of images in this "Similarities" set are similar visually in one way or another.... Read More