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The Radar: September 23, 2015

September 23rd, 2015 - by Julie Hale - Salt Lake City, Utah

Keeping up with design and technology is a lot of work. Luckily, we enjoy wading through the noise just to find the gems of awesomeness sprinkled throughout. The Radar is our gift to you, Current or Potential Client, so that you can enjoy all of the awesome without any of the drudgery. Unwrap it each week, and know that you’re loved by the geeks and pixel-pushers at Objective.

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This is an eclectic collection of Twitter, Instagram, and RSS feeds as well as great websites and blogs that focus on multiple aspects of art and design.

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Before you go rebranding, you should really evaluate if it is necessary and what you are trying to accomplish. Here’s an example of what NOT to do.

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Letterspacing Web Type

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Porcupine Programmer

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Check out this summary of what’s new for developers in iOS 9.

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