"20 Things I Learned" is a good example of HTML5 and CSS3 and a great resource for web newbies. Many argue that HTML5 will become the next web standard, replacing Flash. read more
Monthly Archives for November 2010
I spent some time talking to my colleagues here at Parthenon about their Thanksgiving plans and family traditions this week, and I thought I’d share with you some of the things everyone here at work is thankful for this Thanksgiving. read more
I believe there is a "healthy" amount of images for email newsletters. Nixing them all together makes the email boring. Using a beautiful single image design or many images scattered throughout the content may be visually appealing on your screen but isn’t guaranteed to translate well. read more
This morning, a very cheery newscaster informed me that today is the second busiest day of the year for flying. What better way to celebrate that with an infographic about flying! read more
Sometimes art can imitate life. Take for example these photos taken for LIFE magazine. read more
As I was perusing my RSS feeds today, I stumbled across a fantastic ad campaign put together by an agency in Singapore aimed at raising awareness of "Movember." (If you're unfamiliar with this newly minted 11th month of the calendar year, it's the season you'll notice an uncanny reemergence of the moustache, as men compete to raise funds for prostrate cancer research.) read more
Have you tried the new Rockmelt web browser yet? If not, you can sign up for Rockmelt here or if you have a Facebook friend who's already using Rockmelt, ask them to send you an invitation. Rockmelt is leveraging Facebook as the primary channel to distribute their new browser to the world - so rather than follow the conventional marketing path of making a Rockmelt browser download immediately available to any and all users and then hoping it goes viral through social networks, the folks at Rockmelt are making their new browser available by invitation only from your Facebook network. read more
When Monica Gaudio published a recipe five years ago on a domain name that she owned and a piece she copyrighted, she was happy to share it with the few visitors to her blog. Five years later, a friend informed Gaudio that he saw her article published in Cooks Source magazine, a small western New England publication. Gaudio had never heard of the publication and never gave them her permission to publish her piece. She went to the magazine website and sure enough, her recipe was there. read more
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has just released a report on the top 10 most requested gadgets for 2010's holiday season. CES found that consumers are planning to spend $750 total on gifts, with $232 going toward consumer electronics. The top 10 most requested electronic items being requested this year include... read more
An alternate universe has existed on Mac desktops for years, Microsoft Office for Mac. Steps to assimilate this alien life force have begun with the redesign of the Office icons to live in harmony with the Mac world.
The previous Icons designed by Landor have a dated clip-art feel that looks as though they were downloaded from the cheap vector section over at iStock.
The new icons were developed in a two-week worldwide design shoot-out at frog with the Singapore office completing the final designs. read more