I really don’t PLAN to redesign every year. It just seems that I’m happy with a design for only a year or so, and then Read More »
Once upon a time a running group decided they wanted a new web site design. They thought that going to one of those “crowdsourcing” sites would be a great way to go because they could hold a design contest and get lots of ideas and then take a vote on which was the best. This is what they ended up with…
I was excited when Deb Ng of the Freelance Writing Jobs Network approached me about creating a business card design. I knew Deb would be fun to work with, and I also don’t get the chance to design business cards as often as I might like. Deb is a writer and social media consultant and wanted a unique business card design that would reflect her business as a freelance writer, professional blogger and social media consultant.
Like many designers, I can only go so long with a site design before I start getting the itch to have a new look. While I’m still tweaking here and there, it’s mostly complete- what do you think? It uses the 960 Grid, CSS sprites and some awesome plugins.
Historically, a monogram was used as a royal signature. Romans and Greeks used them on coins to identify their rulers. Then, in the Middle Ages, artisans began to use them to sign their work. Victorian-period high-class persons adapted the monogram for personal use as a symbol of their place in society.
One of the more challenging aspects of working on web sites is the process of communicating the “vision” the client has for the site. They Read More »
I received the book, Universal Principles of Designfor Christmas. This book was recommended as a foundational text for anyone interested in design, and after only Read More »
As I’m always interested in other designers’ process, I thought I’d share mine along with some of the tools that I used for the recent Read More »