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Photoshop – an Interview

Webdesigner Depot recently published an interview with Stephen Nielson, Senior Product Manager for Photoshop, discussing both the development history of Photoshop, and where it’s going to.   It’s a very interesting read, and I’d recommend you take a look at it. Photoshop recently celebrated its 25th birthday?! Seems like just the other day that I …

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Maybe Google should have just used the now-discarded Olympics’ logo

Yes, we’ve all seen that Google has a new logo. My first thought was “what, did they decide to use Dick and Jane’s 1960’s school primer as inspiration?”  The second was “I’m hoping that they up the number of special occasion logos to 300+” Say all you want about flat, clean looks…this font is flat …

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It’s a Fine Line

The last year or so has seen the look of web design change dramatically as design elements have gotten flatter and leaner. While I still waffle of the “advance” of flat design (some of it’s lovely, some just leaves me … well, flat), I am loving the movement towards line icons. A recent article in Designmondo …

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You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby

Yes, I’ll jump on the “OMG, they really used to PUBLISH ads like that?” bandwagon with a couple of musing on ads from the 50’s-70’s and their depiction of women. (referring to this nice round up that The Business Insider has pulled together) Old ads from any era fascinate me. Partially because of the artwork, …

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The 10 Commandments of Type – Graphic

You have to love this! A ‘how to’ and ‘how not to’ style fonts. (and of course, the fonts that NO designer should ever use….yes, of course more “comic sans” bashing ensues!)