Why is it that everyone seems to think that Amazon has the last say on everything? In a world where everything is based on profit, don’t ask what’s wrong with the product, ask what’s wrong with Amazon. (more…)
Someone recently asked me which search engine was better, Ecosia or DuckDuckGo? So I wrote one of my “Teachable Moments” … this is a very difficult question to answer.
I’ve added Google into my answer because that’s the one to benchmark. They’re all fairly good, and as you might expect, nobody is as good as Google. Of course, unless you’re one of the millions who really hate Google. Then the second choice would probably be DuckDuckGo.
What would you think if your friend carried a recorder into secret sessions conducted by your state on how to get rid of votes? How to change a ballot, and how to list it incorrectly? (more…)
Believe it or not, this Colin Smith tutorial is still alive with great tips and insight into using Photoshop . . . have fun!
We welcome Colin Smith, one of the true Photoshop icons of our times, to the pages of DTG — and we thank him for sending in this tutorial. Colin writes . . .
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…)
I love reading about artists like Myrna Keliher — artists who care about the craft, and challenge themselves with the monumental task of visualizing words and messages through typography. (more…)
When I first saw Uber’s new rebrand I was instantly teleported by to the 1968 Typography class and discussions of the Bauhaus and Swiss design. Such a new thing rekindling half-century design! (more…)
Change your password now. Seriously. The cybercrime industry has become so sophisticated they can run as many as 40-million tests per second on your password! This is bad. (more…)