I’ve been kind of sick of my blog design recently, and am considering changing it. Most of the reason for this, in my case, has to do with functionality: when I started this blog, I did not need it to do a whole lot other than just publish posts and create and RSS feed, maybe […]
Comic Sans Criminal instructs people on how to use the worst typeface ever invented, Comic Sans. Which means, basically never. (Sadly, this resource arrives a little bit too late to save Dan Gilbert from himself, but we’ll take it anyway.)
So, I might have mentioned that I’m working on an ebook project. As I do this, I’m trying to think of the best way to present it, all the way down to what kind of cover artwork will work best, because even if you’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, everybody knows […]
Type Dips are free fonts by Eduardo Ribeiro that are made to look like ketchup, mayo, and mustard. (Via WebDesignerDepot.)
Pictured above is a portion taken from the the Colors of The Social Web infographic done by ColourLovers. Whenever I design something I am trying to balance how I want it to look with how the intended audience would want it to look, and sometimes I do this more gracefully than others — this color […]
I read about this free font on Smashing the other day and thought you might like it too. It’s free to download here.
The Designer Desktop series from Design Milk offers free desktop wallpapers each month. The July edition is now posted, and it features a quote from As You Like It on a backdrop of graph paper. Downloads are available in a variety of resolutions over on the Design Milk site.
Free from DesignFruit is Electrosketch, a set of Photoshop Brushes described as a “sketchy mess of organic lines and circles with some grungy, abstract elements weaved in and out of wiry configurations and linear tracks.” Cool. Hey everybody, we’ve got a new featured blogger ad up and running! Please check out Carolyn Draws when you […]
Pictaculous is an automatic color generator that will give you a color palette for any image file you submit. All you have to do is upload an image from your computer, and then it will spit out a bunch of possible palettes for you to use. Cool! (Via Swiss Miss.)
As many of you know, I’m about to launch the ABDPBT Featured Bloggers Program to help bloggers who want to grow their readership obtain very cheap advertising in a space that is likely to be frequented by people who would be interested in their blogs. The specs of the advertising placement are one sidebar graphic […]