10.29.2007

Create Advanced Online Galleries

creativepro.com - View Source: Create Advanced Online Galleries

Do you need an online portfolio or just want to post photos from your kid's birthday party? The free Lightbox2 adds sophisticated JavaScript functionality you can customize. The best part? You don't have to do a lick of programming.

10.18.2007

Software & Services that Are Free - NOT Scams

creativepro.com - Software and Services that Are Free -- and Not Scams

From file transfers to audio editors, conference calls to color explorations, here are free services and programs you won't regret trying. And no, we're not getting kickbacks from these companies -- we just think this stuff is cool.

10.15.2007

Typographic Inspiration

ALPHABET: An Exhibition of Hand-Drawn Lettering and Experimental Typography

Focusing on an ordinary subject that we see each day, often by the hundreds of thousands, Alphabet presents 26 letters as more than just shapes for conveying information. The 51 artists and designers in this show conceive and interpret the alphabet in surprising and inventive ways, ranging from graceful and polished to witty and unconventional. The 63 alphabets featured in Alphabet were created by artists in North America, Europe, and Asia, and represent work from well-known typographers and designers as well as rising artists and design students.

10.08.2007

Tips for concentrating and focused study

10 Ways to Make Your Study Sessions More Productive | Enhanced with Minerals for Taste

Establish a routine that utilizes any or all of these things to make your study sessions more productive.


And from the University of Kent:
Concentration

Concentration means directing one's attention on whatever one intends. We all have a natural ability to concentrate. Have you noticed how difficult it is to get young children's attention when they are playing? Do you remember the time when you were completely engrossed in an interesting novel, a super film, an exciting match or an exhilarating piece of music? You were concentrating then. At this very moment you are reading these words, you are concentrating.

The ultimate “mouse trap”

Remember the game? Well here is a real life conglomeration with too many brilliant devices to even try to describe.
Watch this!

10.04.2007

Fast Food: Ads vs. Reality

Fast Food: Ads vs. Reality

Each item was purchased, taken home, and photographed immediately. Nothing was tampered with, run over by a car, or anything of the sort. It is an accurate representation in every case. Shiny, neon-orange, liquefied pump-cheese, and all.

Forever Skull

Forever Skull: Voice: AIGA Journal of Design: Writing: AIGA
The skull. Immortal icon of mortality. Overused, overexposed, overdone—and yet evergreen, everlasting, ever in play.

10.03.2007

Muriel Cooper: The unsung heroine of on-screen style

Muriel Cooper: The unsung heroine of on-screen style - International Herald Tribune
If you're a digital design buff or graphics geek, you may know who she is. Otherwise you're probably thinking, Muriel Who? Cooper was one of the first graphic designers to apply her skills to the computer screen. Having co-founded the Visible Language Workshop at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1973, she ran it until her death in 1994, and taught many of today's most gifted software designers.