Getting back to basics! This is a blog discuss simple principals and new trends in web design.

Webtools to help the day-to-day process of designing and developing a website

Over the years of designing and developing websites I have slowly collected a wealth of bookmarks for designing and developing. Here’s a quick list and synopsis of what I use on a day-to-day basis. DESIGN Bookmarks Lorum Ipsum – This one is a no brainer. Using fake text for a placeholder is a common […]

Start Using Your Adobe Keyboard Shortcut Commands: Tutorial Part 1

Keyboard Shortcut Commands¬†are essential to a designer. Yes you can use your mouse to select everything but it’s inefficient, time consuming and just results in fatigue. Lets start looking at our keyboard like an instrument and not a device for typing. Use it to speed up your workflow and encourage trying new things that are […]

Creating an image that will stand out on Pinterest

Pinterest is the latest social networking site to hit the web. It’s growing at an insane rate and for good reason. Pinterst basically combines a visual bookmarking system with the ability to scrapbook and collect all while having the ability to share with your friends/followers. Even though it’s primarily a female demographic I do have […]

I need a website…now what?

Let’s face it, the world of websites and how you approach them has changed over the last five or so years. Techniques and products like content management systems (CMS), Google analytics, social media and search engine optimization (SEO) are used to promote, manage and measure a website performance as well as prove its value on […]