This is another 10 Best article, but of another kind. Since this month is Pixelita.com’s 10th anniversary, I want to do something special to highlight our path forward. But first, a history lesson. Back in 2002, I designed my first for-pay web site, for political blogger Sean Hackbarth’s site, The American Mind. It was based on what was at the time the most popular blogging platform, Movable Type, by Six
Tired of the ho-hum (and somewhat costly) offerings at stock photo repositories such as iStockPhoto, Getty Images, and the like? Here are some lesser-known alternatives. Little Visuals This U.K. web site offers up a subscription-based platter of seven high resolution photos each week. Just sign up and subscribe to Little Visuals in your email inbox. There are also previous weeks’ offerings available as a Zip download from a DropBox account,
A few years ago people with smartphones were considered anti-social geeks. Now, most of us spend more time looking at a screen than doing anything else. So, if you are already looking, why not inspire yourself a little bit. P.S.- I made this… (DIY stuff) The Design Files (Interior design) Love Food (Delicious desserts) Laura E. Pritchett (Nature) Simone Bramante (Creative photography) This Wild Idea (Wildlife) Dear Beta (Funny animals)
This year TED turns 30. For those of you who didn’t pay attention in class, TED (technology, education, design) is a global conference (now actually a few of them), where the most amazing minds of humanity share their ideas in a short and effective form of 18-minute (or less) talks. Ivan Quick Facts: Amazing since 1985. Online since 1995. Fanatically devoted to work and friends. Communicates in Serbian or English, but
Stuck in a creative rut? Staring at your canvas or drawing tablet hours and days on end? Help is on the way! Check out these “Ten Things” you can do to coax those creative juices back out. Go to TED.com, scroll down to “Not sure what to watch?” section, fill in the number of minutes you have at your disposal, and click Suprise me! Ivan Quick Facts: Amazing since 1985.
In a recent article in Law Technology News entitled Is a Website’s Look and Feel Protected?, two legal scholars, Richard Raysman and Peter Brown, discuss the difference between copyright infringement of a web site and trade dress protection — a website’s “look and feel,” and how those two claims are mutually exclusive. How does this apply to or affect a web designer/web developer? We all are very familiar with the