Some Cool dev Tools and web Finds to Keep You CodeHappy :)!

Some Cool dev Tools and web Finds to Keep You CodeHappy :)!
I have been meaning to share a few tools that I use for my web development process. I’ve been testing out Brackets IO, but it still sorta misbehaves with SASS. It’s a tad slower, but it has some nifty features right out the the box that typically you have to add to SublimeText2 in via ...

“Hi! My name is Yanone Kaffeesatz”

Just a quick typographic note  to mention the typeface used on this site’s theme. I absolutely love it, and I absolutely love it’s name! Yanone Kaffeesatz was designed by designer Yanone (on twitter) This from the site of the author: »Yanone Kaffeesatz« was first published in 2004 and is my first ever finished typeface. Its Bold ...

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 ...

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 ...