These are the articles, blogs, and resources I found interesting and worthy of sharing for 19 February 2010 through 26 February 2010:
- Typography on WordPress Blogs – What You Need to Know – Typography on a web page is as important as it is in any other medium, it does not matter whether you are typing for packaging, publishing television or signage, and all designers must take into account the medium they are using and the techniques they will use to suit that medium. You want your work to be easily read and be pleasing to the eye.
- Whats Better For Designing A Website, Photoshop Or Fireworks? – This week a contentious and highly debatable question was asked on Answers and, as expected, we received a lot of great answers favorable for both sides. We felt it was such a good question that we are opening it up to our trusty Design Reviver readers to hopefully settle the issue.
So, here goes… What’s Better For Designing A Website, Photoshop Or Fireworks?
- 44 Awesome Business Card Designs that Will Inspire You –
- Free iPad Template and Design Kit – Free For All – Get in on the ground floor of iPad design now by familiarizing yourself with the environment of the iPad, its graphical user interface specs, and common elements. This awesome design kit from Geoff Teehan, a fully layered Photoshop PSD with plenty of scalable vector elements, will get you ready to propose, mock-up, and design for the iPad before the product actually goes on sale next month.
- Vidoe Tutorial of the Day: How To Shave Your Groin – Shaving Tips From Gillette –
- The Vendor Client Relationship – In Real World Situations –
- Saved my butt! Free Lookout app found my #Droid –
- 13 techniques to cure the hiccups – There’s nothing worse than sitting in a meeting, or a movie, anywhere quiet really and developing the hiccups. Even if you’re alone and minding your own business getting the hiccups can truly be a pain in the butt. And, as with so many other problems, where there is a hiccup, there is a suggested cure. If you feel like you’ve done it all and nothing has helped, maybe HowStuffWorks.com has a new solution for you.
Some of these solutions range from the practical to the bizarre, but if you’ve ever had a long bout I’ll bet you’d try just about anything to get rid of them quickly. Here are some suggestions, but if these are old news, there are still ten more after the jump!
- Blast from the past. Remember when we all had the IWA and HTML Writer’s Guild badges on our sites? LOL –
- On-line Copyright Infringement: 4 Ways To Remove Your Stolen Work – The biggest thing we bloggers and/or designers need to remember is that, though we’re personally attached to our work, the theft of said work, intentional or unintentional, must be handled calmly, cooly, professionally.
If you find your work on some else’s site, take a walk, blow off some steam. Remember that you DO have rights and recourse. When you’ve cooled off, come back to your desk and follow Calvin’s action list. Pursuing remedies logically is the best way to protect your work
- Amazing 3D Chalk Art Gallery by Edgar Mueller –
- Blast from the Past: Vintage Technologies That We No Longer Use – 28. Typewriters
While some writers still swear by them, most writers remember when they swore at them and have happily moved on.