WeeNudge | Teach your clients about the mysteries of the web

April 18, 2011 Comments Off on WeeNudge | Teach your clients about the mysteries of the web

A variety of articles on some sticky web subjects.

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Diary of an iPod Virgin

April 4, 2011 § 1 Comment

Last week I bought an iPod Touch 4G. It is the first iPod I’ve ever owned.

I was thrilled to open the smooth sleek packaging and start using it. Tenderly, I hooked it up to my iMac. iTunes dutifully opened and… error messages popped up describing how it was unable to backup or sync. My heart fell as I tried it again several times before going to Apple Support and having them call me.

Nathan at Apple was able to solve the problem quickly by having me reinstall iTunes. Now I use my new iPod touch all the time, even drafting blog posts like this one on it.

Type study: Typographic hierarchy

March 17, 2011 Comments Off on Type study: Typographic hierarchy

Typography fundamentals.

2011/01 Milton Glaser on Creative Mornings

March 7, 2011 Comments Off on 2011/01 Milton Glaser on Creative Mornings

2011/01 Milton Glaser on Vimeo on Vimeo

An inspiring talk by designer Milton Glaser. One of the greats.

When Letraset Was King | CreativePro.com

February 23, 2011 Comments Off on When Letraset Was King | CreativePro.com

Reminds me of all the days (and nights) in Visual Communications at Medicine Hat College. And, yes, I absolutely own a burnisher. Two, in fact, one for large type and one for smaller, finer work.

For serious graphic designers, Letraset was the Adobe of the Seventies. Here’s a look at two of the company’s catalogs from 1970 and 1973.

via Scanning Around With Gene: When Letraset Was King | CreativePro.com.

User-Led Innovation Can’t Create Breakthroughs; Just Ask Apple and Ikea | Co.Design

February 17, 2011 Comments Off on User-Led Innovation Can’t Create Breakthroughs; Just Ask Apple and Ikea | Co.Design

It’s time for brands to step up and trust themselves again.

And trust their designers.

via User-Led Innovation Can’t Create Breakthroughs; Just Ask Apple and Ikea | Co.Design.

Explorations in Typography / Mastering the Art of Fine Typesetting

February 9, 2011 Comments Off on Explorations in Typography / Mastering the Art of Fine Typesetting

Very clever tool for previewing typographic settings.