Archive for February, 2010

February 22, 2010 1

The Design Philosopher

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He had said,“Don’t enter awards competitions. Just don’t. It’s not good for you”, and “Coffee breaks, cab rides, green rooms; real growth often happens outside of where we intend it to, in the interstitial spaces – what Dr. Seuss calls ‘the waiting place’.” I’m talking about Bruce Mau. If you are a designer, read about him. You’ll […]

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February 22, 2010 17

How to Take Better Screenshots

By in Design, Web Design

While highlighting the features of a product or a service apart from writing perceptive content, screenshots do play a key role. The images and screenshots need to merge well with the content to give the web page a perfect blend. As part of this article, I wanted to share some useful tips and tools to […]

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February 17, 2010 7

Gaining Inspiration through Everyday Life

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Being a designer means having to always have inspiration on hand to do great on projects, and to grow and develop as a creative. In the past I’ve written many articles on gaining inspiration in various ways, but many of the methods, while useful, are not always practical to keep up with every day. For […]

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February 15, 2010 Off

Tutorials vs. Teachers

By in Design, Web Design

Once upon a time, I was a student attending school for copywriting. I was excited about entering the world of advertising. I was full of inspiration and hope, itching to unleash my creative ideas and witty words onto the world. Unfortunately, there was this one pesky little thing that seemed to be getting in the […]

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February 8, 2010 1

Home, Home on the Web

By in Design, Web Design

People HATE ads. As a copywriter who makes a living writing ads, this is a very unfortunate fact to bear. Every copywriter, art director or person vaguely involved in the production of advertising is most likely hated for writing ads, and really hates to hear this. It means our days spent wading through the crappy […]

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February 6, 2010 2

Photo Gallery Template

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Are you an artist or photographer who wants to show his art works in the best possible blog or website? You can build your own website to feature your artworks, attracting potential clients as well.  Have your works with you and all you will need next is a web site host and an attractive template […]

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February 3, 2010 3

If Design Isn’t Profitable, Then It’s Art.

By in Design, Web Design

Henrik Fiskar once said this quote, and while it isn’t always true, it is an excellent observation nonetheless. The freedom of art and creativity is exhilarating to say the least, but design is off in a separate tangent — one that solves business problems, and earns a hefty profit for doing so. Still, though, many […]

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