Windows 8 is an extremely exciting OS. It has strong implications toward the future of operating systems and personal computing. Overall, I think the concepts that Microsoft has introduced with Windows 8 are very positive. Like others out there though, a major concern of mine is the lack of seamless integration between the â€œold-schoolâ€ and […]
Today I published an initial redesign of this website! Design goals The goal with this new design was to develop a simple, responsive layout that provided flexibility for creative expression through graphic design work. I am a big fan of the idea of providing customized page design based on the subject matter of the content. […]
If you are a Web designer or developer, you know that styling forms with CSS is a huge pain. Not only are browser inconsistencies rampant in form elements, but it is very difficult to get an advanced form to layout correctly, both visually & semantically. To alleviate these issues and to help designers / developers […]
I am no movie critic but I am a huge fan of Pixar movies and 3D animation in general. I have to say, after seeing every Pixar movie multiple times over, that Wall-E ranks #1 out of them all, in front of Andrew Stanton’s last Pixar film: “Finding Nemo”. I was extremely impressed and pleasantly […]
Listen to this guy… Everything he says is so true.
Youâ€™ve worked hours on it. Itâ€™s beautiful. Itâ€™s got glossy buttons, reflections, trendy diagonal lines and the perfect combination of textures and gradients. Itâ€™s easy to understand, the information is logically organized, the content is emphasized beautifully by contrasting colors and visual elements. It looks amazing… something like this or this: Now itâ€™s time to […]
If you want navigation system capabilities in your ’06-’08 Civic but don’t want to shell out thousands for a stock navigation system from a dealer, or spend close to 1000 to install an in-dash Nav, or just want a transferable navigation device, portable navigation is the only way to go. The downsides to portable navigation […]
“I want it bigger! I want it bolder!” These words have been heard by probably every web designer when consulting with a client. It is a comment that is very limited in its ability to give a designer any sort of useful feedback toward the visual design of a website because â€œbigger and bolderâ€ needs […]
There are many places out there where the use of a cell phone works very effectively in pointing out a pompous, low class asshole. These are all places that, by default, you should NOT talk on a cell phone.
Here’s a list of 10 of those places (in no specific order)…
Deciding on a liquid or fixed layout is a decision that should be based on design, technique, and whether or not we are willing to take into account the nature of the web as a “liquid” medium. In the term “liquid layout”, I’m not referring to web sites where only the background colors / background […]