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My BW Design Conference highlights

On Tuesday, I attended the Bloomberg Businessweek Design Conference in San Francisco. I was struck by the amazing mix of speakers talking about how they wrestle with design in fields from UX, biotech, architecture, fashion, film, music, robotics and more. Design is a mix of complex, beautiful and often maddening challenges….

Friday’s favorite things: April 24th

Every Friday we round up some of our favorite finds on the web this week, from illustrations and videos to fonts and photography. Camel case This photograph by George Steinmetz is a fabulous trick-of-the-eye. Those black camel shapes are actually the shadows cast by the animals. Look at the small…

Friday’s favorite things: April 17th

Every Friday we round up some of our favorite finds on the web this week, from illustrations and videos to fonts and photography. Art attack Wieden & Kennedy’s new campaign for New York’s Cooper Hewitt design museum is pretty provocative, especially if you’re a Soho-based modern art gallery. Artnet News…

Friday’s favorite things: April 10th

Every Friday we round up our favorite finds on the web this week, from illustrations and videos to fonts and photography. Endless road The new Honda ad campaign by agency McGarryBowen features an infinitely looping road and an interactive, non-stop YouTube video. Watch the ad below and click here for…

Hightail illustrations: 2015 part 1

Each week we send an email to our regular users with feature information, discount offers and interesting things to read. We often include an illustration specially created for these emails and we thought it’d be fun to showcase what’ve we come up with so far this year. Big thanks to our…

Friday’s favorite things: April 3rd

Welcome to a new series where we round up some of our favorite finds on the web this week, from illustrations and videos to fonts and photography. Stamp of approval The illustration work of Mexican outsider artist Martín Ramírez has been selected to appear on a new set of USPS…

2014 in Hightail illustrations

It is December, a time to look back on the year that was. Everywhere you look will be lists of the 50 favorite songs, top 10 movies and 47 best Buzzfeed listicles. So we decided to do our own review and revisit our fab Hightail illustrations. Every week, we email…

We’re #HighlyInspired by: Eleonore Constant

Hightail is celebrating our favorite photography on our #HighlyInspired Tumblr page. This month’s guest artist is LA-based Eleonore Constant. We chatted to her about taking photos on her phone, always being curious and living in the present moment.  How did you first get into photography? One day when I was…

We’re #HighlyInspired by…the unnaturally natural

Our latest guest artist Ricky Montalvo has been inspiring us with his deadpan contrasting of natural objects and urban landscapes. And we now have a new favorite tree: the mighty Ficus microcarpa. As Ricky’s #HighlyInspired series comes to a close, we round up some of his photos and our favorite user…

We’re #HighlyInspired by: Ricky Montalvo

Hightail is celebrating our favorite photography on our #HighlyInspired Tumblr page. This month’s guest artist is San Francisco-based Ricky Montalvo. We caught up with him recently to talk turning the banal into art and finding character in Ficus microcarpa. How did you first get into photography? I’ve always loved taking…

We’re #HighlyInspired by…futebol

The World Cup has ended leaving Germans triumphant, Brazilians in tears and a gaping hole in our schedule. All month long, Hightail celebrated the festival of futebol with 31 photographs by Brazilian photographer, Caio Vilela. Now that everyone is compiling their favorite goals, players and games of the tournament, we…

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