Have you noticed the same ads showing up in different places? Have you had the sneaky feeling you’re being watched? You mention something on your phone, then ads start showing up for that? Welcome to the connected world! (more…)
A lot of the media talking heads are saying the Facebook is not censoring conservative views. I know better, because I’ve experienced it. But don’t take my word for it, just watch what’s going on . . . (more…)
In the Design Cafe, I provided this answer to the following question:
> "... got an opportunity to design a newspaper and magazine for a > non-profit organization. ... wanted to just up the print 10-15% > and make commission off of the ads sold! > Basically, how do I price for this newspaper? > How do I price for this -- full color, about 50 pages -- > How much should I charge??
Pricing Creative Services… (more…)
The links in the Design Center that lead to anything “Art Nouveau” continue to get the highest number of clicks from all over the world. It seems everyone is in love with that era of decoration and stylish embellishment!
Sylvester Jalnaiz from Canva wrote in and asked me to replace one of my pages links with his. Sort of rude, but he’s an outreach officer for a site that has exploited the amateur graphic design market. But then when attempting to get access to the site, it asked me to sign in using GOOGLE. OH NO!!! Big RED flag! Never, ever sign in to a web site using any other web site ID/Password! Bad, bad karma! (more…)
Do you remember Snapz Pro? That wonderful screen utility for the Mac that would capture anything? Well, it died with El Capitan and OS Sierra! My favorite feature, screen section to clip board, is saved by Firefox! Thank you Firefox!
For “Women’s History Month” someone mentioned that fashion plays a huge role in societal development — and that some of the world’s most beloved fashion designers are women! So we pulled from the Design-bookshelf’s playbook and opened these books that follow a bit of the path of fashion.
Celebrating Women’s History Month won’t be complete without taking a look at some of the spectacular work created by women in the art and publishing world.
For nearly 20 years, the Design Center celebrated International Women’s Month in March, and then “Designing Women” in April.
Now we’re following those incredible photographers at UnSplash as they celebrate the visions of Women’s Day …
I recently had a discussion with some folks about the worst threat facing the world today. Climate change was the answer. Then there was an NPR survey on Facebook asking “what’s the biggest threat to America” … and you guessed it, climate change won the cigar. I wrote Cyberwar, but it didn’t even come up in the top ten list. People just don’t know what’s really going on. (more…)