Wine Labels for Fun :Tamman:

Wine Labels for Fun :Tamman:

PSD to HTML, the art of the CSS reset and Gladwell’s 10,000 hours to mastery

PSD to HTML, the art of the CSS reset and Gladwell's 10,000 hours  to mastery
This month I had the privilege to attend Zoe Rooney’s GDI PSD to HTML workshop. Lots of really good changes in my professional life right now, one of them being a new job in the city of Brotherly Love. I have been wrapping my head around Object Oriented CSS (here is  agreat intro from Smashing ...

At Times, I’ve felt like a Footnote. Now, I’m officially One!

At Times, I've felt like a Footnote. Now, I'm officially One!
I’ve been Rickrolled AND I’ve now been footnoted! I am feeling a mixture of pride, amusement and  a tad of resentment [ ]. I am NO footnote! I’m the full text! You can download your own copy of Top 10 Law School Home Pages of 2010, an insightful followup to the 2009 report, both authored ...

It Really *IS* All About Me, Mine and Me

It Really *IS* All About Me, Mine and Me
Flipping through the latest issue of Time magazine (March 30, 2009), I stopped at a page that read in a nice, thick, satisfying, sans-serify font: ‘mine. My Magazine. My Way.” I took the path offered to timeinc.com/mine and signed up to receive what was being promised as a “publication made just for (me)”.  Clicking through ...

Great Typography May Not Win You The Election

Great Typography May Not Win You The Election
I’m not alone in noting that Barack Obama’s campaign is showing one of the most sophisticated uses of typography during an election year in recent memory. Consistency in the elegant use of the Gotham typeface and the distinctive graphical elements that carry through from print to web to television are a graphic designer’s dream come ...

Girls Under Trees

Girls Under Trees
Jared Spool’s excellent keynote address this past week at the 2008 Higher Ed Web Symposium @ UPenn was the perfect mix of humor and invaluable information. First, He really dug at us (Higher Eds) hard when he noted the overuse of the ‘girls under trees’ photocliche on many University homepages. As a female myself, I ...

I’m In MimoLove

I'm In MimoLove
I’ve discovered Dino Alberto (discover Alberto’s art) and I am loving it! Just as tasty, I’ve also discovered mimobots and vimbots. I happily stumbled upon Alberto and Mimobots in a roundabout way: i was looking for USB flash drives, and I hit the mimobot site. WOW! This is so cool! … I am absolutely enthralled ...

One Laptop Per Child Project Continues to Inspire

One Laptop Per Child Project Continues to Inspire
This project that offers laptops, the XO, to the underdeveloped countries of the world is truly astounding on both a humanitarian and a technological level. A surprisingly well-written and insightful review by a 12-year old appeared in August of this year. How It CONNECTS This box connects wirelessly to the ‘net and other XO users ...

Beautifully Designed “5” Gum

Beautifully Designed
I love gum: a Haiku I LOVE gum all day, Bad habit I can’t escape, Model I’ll never be. I just bought three packets of beautifully designed gum. Admittedly, this was an impulse buy. I just had to get my hands on that beautifully-designed packaging. Opening the box is a delight, flip the lid and ...

Not Enough People Love Typography

Not Enough People Love Typography
ILoveTypography.com: This site makes me fall in love with typography with every visit. In my daily toil using Microsoft Turd Word, Excel or just working in code-view all day, I forget about the power of typographic design. In my college days, I remember not being very fond (understatement of the year) of having to trace ...