My client, Griswold Textile, is a hand-screening fabric mill in Rhode Island. Griswold’s long history in textile manufacturing means they have some treasures from the past in the building. The Fabric company Duralee discovered the antique screens of Griffin and Bailey and decided to revitalize the designs. Here is their story… PLAY VIDEO Get a […]
The average man considers which flavor of Doritos will taste good with his Heineken. The sophisticated man considers which cheese will pair well with his choice of wine. The designer of course considers which two fonts will look great on the same page. Today we’re going to use the Google Font API as a playground […]
We all know great design when we see it but creating great design takes talent and practice. Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool for creating graphics for your site but it also has a very steep learning curve. Recently, I began using an online graphic design tool, CANVA.COM , to create simple graphics and my […]
Istock is also a great source of illustrations, and animated short clips:
Here’s a sampling of some of the photos we’ve edited for use on sites… Some of my favorite istockphotos used in sites:
These images illustrate the Gallery function of WordPress combined with the Jetpack plugin. Click on an image and see how it has a large, clean, modern presentation…
Istockphoto has more than just typical stock photos of business people at work. This ancient map was the perfect backdrop for a site but it needed a little polishing to work.
Writers Block – the curse of blogging! Sometimes sitting down to log into your WordPress Site to create a blog post can feel like an overwhelming task. The pressure to create a masterpiece and then the realization that this one is a doodle at best feels unmotivating. Storing great ideas for later can help overcome the […]