Just added some new pieces to the portfolio. Some new logos, new ads, and a new user interface example.
There are plenty of hosting companies to choose from out there. One of them is Lunarpages. I’ve been using them for at least five years now. They have great webmaster tools, and as a person who doesn’t know a heck of a lot about hosting, they make it extremely easy for me to add on … Continue reading A Great Hosting Plan
One of my clients recently launched their new web site, Brain Fitness Australia. They needed a site that allowed them to edit content, so we built it using WordPress. They won’t be using it as a blog per se, but they can in the future if need be. As a content management system (CMS), WordPress … Continue reading Brain Fitness
I recently completed a few projects and added the artwork to my portfolio in the areas of graphic design (ads and a splash screen), flash animation (an intro), and illustration (some icons). Here’s the rundown: Alexa Ads – Designed several ads to promote downloading the Alexa Toolbar. Layaco Intro – Created a simple and elegant … Continue reading New Artwork
Should your web site design have a fixed width or should it be liquid and expand across the entire browser? I know this question has been asked and answered many times on the web, but I need to throw in my own two cents. There are certain cases where a liquid layout may be appropriate. … Continue reading Fixed vs. Liquid
In the design business, the occasion often arises where you have to send a very large file. I consider anything over 14MB or so to be a large file. When I need to send a file of this size, I look to DropSend. It’s extremely easy to use, and the free account offers pretty decent … Continue reading Sending Large Files
If you’re offering a service online, there is a particular formula most sites use these days. The top half of the page (above the fold) has a colored rectangle area, often with rounded corners. One-half of this rectangle spouts the company’s tagline followed by a bullet list of features and/or benefits. Below this list is … Continue reading Home Page Formula
When I begin a project for a client I like to build up a lot of imagery that relates to the task at hand. One great resource for gathering images is iStockphoto.com. I browse through the photos using keywords and save them to a lightbox specifically for the project. The best feature of lightboxes is … Continue reading Supporting Imagery