An article detailing my journey as a self-taught designer and developer, from the early days of the web to my present career. If a Unicorn is a designer who loves to code, then I am most definitely a unicorn.
A list of some of my favorite quotes about design for creative inspiration. Quotes from Lester Beall, Paul Rand, Steve Jobs & many more.
Partly, I like a bad reputation. But I also want a reputation of being a good person. – Joan Jett Reputation Quote
A list of some of my favorite free WordPress plugins used to easily enhance your website or blog.
You may be a graphic designer if you purchase stock photos more often than you buy groceries, & can spot bad kerning from a mile away.
Ever wonder what web designers do? It’s hard to portray the duties of my job without going into what I call “nerd-talk,” but I’m trying anyway.
10 things you should know if you’re thinking about dating a designer. Fun with infographs!
Web design humor. It’s something I think of as a bit hard to come by. This is a video of the stupidest fake websites from Law & Order.
This is one of my many recent designs, created during my self imposed ‘Keep Busy Don’t Look Back’ mental diet. Don’t Poke the Bear random design.
DRUNK TANK PINK (n) : A bubblegum-pink color which has calming effects on people prone to aggressive behavior. In the early 1980s, psychologists daubed jail cells with drunk tank pink paint and discovered that the color calmed aggressive prisoners.
Helpful websites with some awesome info regarding best practices in web design.
Need some inspiration? You’ve found it. Ray Bradbury would be so proud of this amazing Fahrenheit 451 book cover by graphic designer, Elizabeth Perez.
A list of 50 Reasons to date a Graphic Designer. Come on! We’re not that bad, really.
Typography refers to the ease and readability of your website content. Make sure that your potential clients can read the message you’re trying to portray.
TedTalks: Designer on Beauty. Richard Seymour, a designer and author, talks about the emotional connection we have to things and our perceptions of beauty.
Where did Business Cards come frome? Check this out – The evolution of Business Cards, Infographic style.