Tag Archives | Graphic Design

Flash vs. Swish: Power vs. ease

Adobe Flash is well-known for its powerful ability to compose stunning web animations. The program is flexible and one of the staple tools of mainstream …

School’s in session: Obama, Twitter and the iPhone

AdWeek recently released the “Top Media and Marketing Innovations of 2008,” which summarizes some of the most successful campaigns of last year.

Highlights …

The future of graphic design is simple

Every idea is simple. There is no innovation in ideas; there is only innovation bringing ideas to life. Knowing that you’d like to easily lift …

Mozilla Firefox: A model for adaptability

While customers today seek simple solutions, they also want extendability (see “Hold The Anchovies, Please”). Mozilla Firefox has proven itself the model of adaptability …

Hold the anchovies, please: Adobe Photoshop Elements and 37signals

Pepperoni is the most popular pizza topping in the United States.  So why is it that pepperoni seems to be the last priority at pizza …

Is marketing addictive?

Is marketing addictive? Yes, according to brand management expert Martin Lindstrom in his new book, “Buy.ology,” which interprets the results of the world’s largest neuromarketing …

Vicarious marketing

Got a minute? Check out this quick video from the people at the Experiential Marketing Forum. The community there is dedicated to an interesting concept …

Partner up

Good partnerships are at the root of all successful businesses. Each one of us forms partnerships with our friends and families, co-workers, staff members, outsourced …

Bits, bytes, kilobytes: What are those things?

This amount of information in a computer is called a byte and that is what it takes to encode one letter or number.

Add streaming video to your website for free

YouTube.com lets anyone upload movies to their website for free. The movie is hosted on their site, but shows up on your site. Doing this avoids some compatibility issues you may run into if you simply link to the movie file on your host.

What are lenticulars?

Linticulars are made from 2 or more images that have been sliced into thin vertical segments and then topped with a clear faceted lens that makes them appear to move as you see them from different angles.

Web and print marketing: Co-dependent species

I’ve heard the chants from the rooftops: “Print is dead! Print is dead!” Newspapers are struggling, the economy is sagging, and holiday spending is down. …