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Ways to Horrify Website Designers

Most people love a good scare.

in Smashing Magazine

Transparent CSS Sprites

in AIGA Design Forum: Home

Contribute to AIGA at a higher level by serving on the national board

The nomination process for AIGA’s national board of directors is designed to identify, encourage and enlist the active participation of dedicated professionals poised to lead AIGA, your professional

in AIGA Design Forum: Home

Looking for a great designer? Look no further than AIGA Design Jobs.

AIGA Design Jobs is the first place AIGA members turn to find their next opportunity, and the premier place for employers seeking the most qualified designers.

in Slashdot

South Korean Cartoonists Cry Foul Over Edgy Simpsons Intro

theodp writes "When asked to animate a dark commentary about labor practices in Asia's cartoon industry — the edgy title sequence for the Simpsons' episode 'MoneyBART' — staff from the Sou

in Slashdot

CRTC To Allow Usage-Based Billing

Idiomatick writes "The CRTC ruled in favor this week for usage-based billing.

in Six Revisions

Public School Websites Don’t Have to Suck

I am a full-time teacher in the US public schools, so I depend on my school’s rather dated website for many of my job functions.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Debbie Millman: Ralph Caplan Podcast Interview with Debbie Millman

In this podcast interview with Debbie Millman, Ralph Caplan discusses the difference between making things right as a designer as opposed to making things nice, the civil rights movement and

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Jonathan Schultz: A census process that works — in Indonesia

Report on a design-oriented sysem for providing information about community resources in Indonesia as an aid for budgeting.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Max Page and Paul Johansen: Landmarks of Punishment: Eastern State and Charles Street

On Places, architectural historian Max Page and photographer Paul Johansen document two landmarks of U.S. prison architecture and penal philosophy: Eastern State Penitentiary and Charles Street Jail.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Andy Chen: Not Queer, But Human

As a gay man and a designer, Andy Chen believes that part of the solution of homophobia lies in creating images that redefine the very way sexual orientation is understood and discussed.

in Wired

Double-Fisting Apple's Trackpad to Relieve Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Can using two Apple Magic Trackpads alleviate symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.

in Wired

Brainssss Teasers: 4 Decades of Zombie Trailers

In anticipation of The Walking Dead's Sunday premiere on AMC, Wired.com takes a look at the most influential zombie films of the last 40-plus years.

in swissmiss

First Stop…

Once Tilo has his own room (in a few month’s hopefully, if everything works out as planned) then I’d like to hang one of these bedtime posters on his wall.

in swissmiss

Rainbow Kitchen

This colorful kitchen made me smile. It has Jessi written all over it. (via pinterest)

in Dezeen

Víctor de la Serna y Espina by Julio Barreno

in swissmiss

Little Times

Sometimes the little times you don’t think are anything while they’re happening turn out to be what marks a whole period of your life.

in swissmiss

Paris versus New York

Paris versus New York is a friendly visual match between those two cities, as seen by a Parisian-based-and-lover on New York details, cliches and contradictions. Absolutely fantastic.

in swissmiss

O happy day

This cheery print from Lesley and Pea oiver at Keep Calm Gallery is enough to brighten any room! O happy day!

in Boagworld

Making user testing happen

We all know we should be doing more usability testing than we are. Fortunately there are some great tools available to make the job easier.

in Dezeen

Reichtum by Mark Braun for Lobmeyr

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in Dezeen

Primary by Sammy Bikoulis for Triflow

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in Fontblog

Voting für offizielles FIFA-Frauen-WM Poster gestartet

Das Finale im Wettbewerb um das offizielle Poster der kommenden FIFA Frauen-Weltmeisterschaft Deutschland 2011™ hat begonnen: Zur Wahl stehen fünf Plakate.

in Six Revisions

Offbeat Tips for Being More Productive and Efficient at Work

Productivity and efficiency are important to our work life. We want to be able to produce things well in as little time as possible.

in magCulture

Overmatter

Great to see two UK launches this week, disapointing both so poor design-wise. Daily i and grazia spinoff pilot Gaz7etta both miss the mark. Reviews here next week.

in SeptemberIndustry

SI Special – Mode x DaMa: Part 1

From the Editor Running a site like SI for as long as I have (well not that long, but you know what I mean) is that whilst the content is ever-changing, the way the work is presented rarely changes.

in Dr. Web

Joomla: Standard-Templates individuell abwandeln

Im deutschen Sprachraum zählt JOOMLA! zu den beliebtesten Content-Management-Systemen. Unter anderem deshalb, weil es von Haus zahlreiche Templates mit sich bringt.

in Fontblog

Der große BDG-Gehaltsreport

Der Berufsverband der Deutschen Kommunikationsdesigner möchte ermitteln, wie die angestellten Designer in Deutschland arbeiten, wie viel Gehalt sie bekommen und wie sie damit zurecht kommen.

in Fontblog

Logo-Streit: Hells Angels vs. Alexander McQueen

Bloomberg meldet einen bizarren Rechtsstreit aus den USA: Der Motorradclub Hells Angels hat das britische Modelabel Alexander McQueen (inzwischen unter den Fittichen der französsichen PRP-Gruppe

in Ace Jet 170

Found Type Friday #91

in Slashdot

For Firefox 4, You'll Need To Wait Until 2011

An anonymous reader writes "Mozilla said that it will not be releasing Firefox 4 RC, or the final version, before early 2011.

in Slashdot

Mozilla Labs Add-On Provides Video and Audio Recording From the Browser

An anonymous reader writes "Mozilla Labs is working on an experimental add-on which enables video and audio recording in the browser.

in You the Designer

Download All You Want: Glowing Light Effect Brushes for Photoshop

Designs that portray power, strength, and speed usually require light effects to truly illustrate the thought and the theme.

in Slashdot

Verizon To Pay $25M For Years of 'Mystery Fees'

Ponca City writes "The Washington Post reports that The FCC has reached a record $25 million settlement with Verizon Wireless over the company's wrongly charging subscribers "mystery" Internet fees ov

in swissmiss

Studio612A Intern

Studio612A, our collaborative workspace in DUMBO, is seeking a one month studio intern. (Yes, this is an experiment) What does this mean?

in swissmiss

One Hungry Mama

Anyone with little ones knows that feeding time can get stressful. Unless you have a kid that just likes everything, feeding a junior can be tricky.

in Dezeen

Biomass by Ahhaproject

Biomass by Ahhaproject

in swissmiss

Ohio Cushion

Ohio Cushion. Simply beautiful.

in Dezeen

Dezeenmail #61

in swissmiss

Multi Blocks

These MultiBlocks remind me of the colored math blocks we had in school in Switzerland when I was a whopping 7 years old. I vividly remember enjoying playing with them.

in Dezeen

Cardon Copy by Cardon Webb

Cardon Copy by Cardon Web</p>
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in Dr. Web

SEO: Am Anfang war das Wort … das Keyword

Die SEO-Profis unter uns wissen es bereits: Der sprichwörtliche Schlüssel für eine erfolgreiche Optimierung von Webseiten sind gute Keywords.

in Fontblog

Designers’ Open in Leipzig

Das Leipziger Festival für Design, Designers’ Open 2010, findet vom morgigen Freitag bis Sonntag, den 31.

in AIGA Design Forum: Home

S. Neil Fujita, 1921-2010

The designer renowned for his bold, typographic book jackets for In Cold Blood and The Godfather and some of jazz’s most iconic covers has passed away.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Photo by Taslima Akhter: On the Plight of Bangladeshi Garment Workers

Photo by Taslima Akhter showing living conditions for Bangladesh's garment workers.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Hillary Brown: Infrastructural Ecologies: Principles for Post-Industrial Public Works

On Places, architect Hillary Brown, founder of New York City's Office of Sustainable Design, proposes principles to guide construction of a next generation of green infrastructure.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

The (Limited) Power of Good Intentions

On the backbreaking challenges of design for social change.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Marian Bantjes &amp; Jessica Helfand: The Covers behind the Cover of Marian Bantjes' New Book

Marian Bantjes exposes the long process that led to the cover of her new monograph, I Wonder.

in magCulture

Quietness

Been a little quiet here recently due to work and travel; I’m just back from Copenhagen and off to Rotterdam tomorrow to speak at Image Festival about music magazines, a subject close to my heart