Gigabuds

March 9, 2009 § 1 Comment

speakers

I saw these great speakers at Urban Outfitters this weekend. I love the design! After reading some user reviews they sound great, but apparently eat a lot of batteries.

Oh well.

Iran: A Nation of Bloggers

February 19, 2009 § Leave a comment

Not only does the above video have some great motion graphics, it also was quite educational. I had no idea that young Iranians are using blogs to voice their opinions on some the most basic of human rights.

Take a look for yourself.

Font-centric iPhone Wallpapers

February 18, 2009 § Leave a comment

helvetitweet

Have a love of typography? Have an iPhone? Want to show off your love of typography to anyone who happens to look at your iPhone?

If this sounds like it describes you, then head on over to Typenuts to find a myriad of font-related wallpapers.

Check below the jump for some of my favorites!

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Grid Designer

February 2, 2009 § Leave a comment

griddesigner

So I was perusing I Love Typography and I came across this great Grid Designer. You can set up the grid to your websites quickly and efficiently before you ever even head into Photoshop.

Once you get your columns the way you want you can see how certain type will look in each one!

I’ll be sure to add this to my bookmarks!

Managing your fonts

January 29, 2009 § Leave a comment

fontexplorer

With the purchase of a new Mac comes the purchasing of a lot of new software.

Whether its Adobe Creative Suite, Micrsoft Office or Toast, the dollars can rack up rather quickly. After all that, the last thing you want to do  is spend your money on  font management software.

The font software that we use at my work is Extensis Suitcase Fusion. This software runs about $100. I know the price is rather nominal, I just thought it was a bit much following the spending spree I just went on.

So what did I end up doing?

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Obamafy Yourself!

January 18, 2009 § Leave a comment

obamfy

Have a Mac? Got a webcam? Well then you too can Obamafy yourself, just in time for the Inauguration!

Adobe CS4 has me excited!*

January 16, 2009 § Leave a comment

cs4

So I just got a copy of Adobe CS4 Design Premium (the programs available in that package are above). It seems like they added a lot a really neat features in this edition of Creative Suite.

Whether its the multiple art boards in Illustrator or the new Adjustments panel in Photoshop, Adobe has added some great tools that will help improve and expedite work flow for designers.

Below the cut: my favorite new feature in CS4!

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