Archive for November, 2010

Typography

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Smashing Magazine has this fabulous article about typography called Web Typography: Educational Resources, Tools and Techniques that I thought I would share. This article, or really a compilation of articles, does a wonderful job covering all things typography. From creating typefaces to designing with type to web type techniques, the article has it all. It is definitely worth the time to at least browse though it. Here are a few of the links from the article that I think are particularly useful/interesting:

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Terrible Logo Design

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

Hard to believe I know, but some people actually think that logos (like the one above are a good idea. Worse yet, some one was paid to create that. Hah! Of course I have been at the other end of the magnifying glass and when you have been working very closely on a specific piece of art, you can miss the bigger picture. But with that one really I think that you need to have been sleeping or something. I mean get up to go for refresh the coffee and when you come back, blam! There it is staring at you…

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Flash to HTML 5!

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Just when you thought that Adobe’s newest creative suite could not get any better, you see something like this that is already making me salivate for CS6! At Adobe‚Äôs MAX conference a few weeks ago, the folks at Adobe wowed the audience with a live demonstration of a Flash to HTML5 conversion tool, which is currently in the works.
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Twitter Tools

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Okay, so I must admit that I am not very good at using twitter. I just have not gotten into the swing of “tweeting” about every little thing I do/think, or anything that I do/think for that matter. So this said, I found this cool WordPress plug-in that will tweet all of my posts. Thus those who follow my twitter account will be able to know when I have created a cool new post on WP.

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Great Ad

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

While I am not sure that this would be the ideal lubircant and I certainly would throw up a “do not try this at home” disclosure, this certainly is what the Tin Man was looking for when he first saw Dorthy… I thought that this as was rather clever. Thoughts? ;-)