What would the world be without Photoshop? Sadly, many of us can remember… Those lengthy clipping sessions followed by manual paste up, process cameras and, sometimes days later, the final slightly disappointing result.
This video gives a satiric look at how things might have been in 1990, before Photoshop existed.
The past reaches out to the present, and what better to touch upon than the modern movie poster! These examples of classy treatments of newer movies just beg to be framed. Feel like getting your hands on one? Many are available for purchase. Go to the bottom of the page and click the name of the movie for the link. Or you can go straight to the source for many of these by looking for Monster Gallery on Etsy.
A humorous musing on the future of some of today’s most well-known logos.
With all of those social media networks out there, do we really need another one? This video sums up how most of us feel about being too social.
This comic strip by Brad Colbow says a lot about how an online persona works. A fun way to look at a necessary part of website design.
With a large variety of new tools and capabilities in Photoshop CS5, it’s hard to tell at first glance what is new and what isn’t. Even if you’re aware of many of the new features, you’ve no doubt heard of Puppet Warp, there are others that remain hidden. But don’t think hidden is unimportant.
Continue reading Quicktip: Customizing Main and Panel Menus in Photoshop CS5
Curious about Adobe Muse? I have three articles about it, including a review and links to source files, at my site: siteosphere.com. Check it out!
The tried and true rules of print design still apply to web design. This article serves as a refresher for those familiar with the structures of printed typography, but with a modern web twist.
How To Create Great Web Typography
Something about the rustic, rough-hewn nature of old buildings fascinates me. Many stand as a monument to ingenuity of their creators, their stained wood and dusty stone hold them tightly to the past and what was likely a slower-paced life.
I saw this and was immediately drawn drawn to it. A wonderful example of how restoration is an excellent alternative to destruction.
Rustic Italian Home
My hat is off to Luca Zanaroli for this incredible renovation and to Inhabitat for finding it.
Jakob Nielsen is often seen as a web guru, knowing all the ins and outs of how things work and frequently predicting what changes will occur in the industry.
This article gives his take on the changing formats of web viewers and what this means to the desktop computer.
Transmedia Design for the 3 Screens (Make That 5)