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Praise: Gotta love Open Sans

I just wanted to say that after a couple of days looking around, I'm loving the alterations to the type for the site. The alteration to the size slightly, the letter spacing and the use of Open Sans (...
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Open Design Positions At Stack Overflow

My name's Pieter and I'm the technical recruiter here at Stack Overflow. I'm excited to announce that we're adding two new design positions to our creative team. Before really ramping this search up, ...
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Please show effort and explain what you've tried when you're asking for our help

We are currently seeing a lot of beginner-level questions being asked on the site. We don't mind answering these questions as long as they show that effort has been made prior to asking. To our ...
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Guidelines for critique questions

UPDATE: Here is the official question without all the discussion fluff: What are the guidelines for asking for a critique of my work? Are critique questions even allowed here? There have been a ...
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Challenge to Members: Ask a non-how-to question, again!

In 2015 I did this, coincidentally it was in March, so perfect to get it in today: Challenge I am challenging all regular members to post non software how-to questions. Post one even. Some ...
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Can we have a canonical “One beginner design question to [link to] them all”?

We've got loads of great Q&A content for beginners. We also get loads of beginners asking similar "where to start" type questions. It's time consuming to always say "read this and this and this" ...
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Please respect image copyright

Please do your best to not infringe on others’ copyright, in particular watermarked photos from sites such as iStock or Shutterstock. If you’re asking about how an image is made, you should be ...
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Revisiting closure, part 3.1: Drawing the line for tech support

TL;DR Read the suggestion. If you agree with it, upvote. Otherwise, downvote and complain or suggest amendments in an answer. Preface I thought a bit about how to discuss tech support once more ...
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If you want change, lead the community to change

I would like to point out that change in the GD.SE happens because of the way you operate. If you wish there to be guideline for X, Y be allowed and Z be acceptable, then you have to work on it. ...
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Scope Expansion Project (UPDATE Jan. 21 - Hiatus)

UPDATE (1/21/13): The Scope Expansion Project has come to its end, but after having made a noticeable, positive impact on the site. There has been a noticeable increase in questions about topics like ...
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Design Volleyball

Design Volleyball As a way of increasing community activities we've created a chatroom, Design Volleyball. The format is very open. Come in, pick an existing image you like, and make something new ...
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Moderator tools design issues and inconsistencies

I've noticed some design bugs and inconsistencies in the 10k moderator tools pages. The /tools/new-answers-old-questions page overflows its container: The /tools/suggested-edits page counter ...
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August GD Design Contest extended!

Well we keep talking about having a design contest possibly monthly so lets have one already! So here are the requirements, specs and rules: Duration: This has been extended to the end of September. ...
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Linking to files

This: Illustrator: transparent shapes used as highlights are visible Is a bad precedent to set.. While I fully understand the desire to be helpful, I think it's a slippery slope to allow questions ...
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Be kind, show a preview of the font

When answering a question with a font link please take the time and make a quality answer. Remember we are visual people! A link only answer with no further details will be removed if the link goes ...

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