Category Archives: Design
Do you use a grid for your web designs? Do you use the 960 Grid System? Well if you do, I have provided a set of Photoshop actions for you to download. These actions will create a Photoshop document ideal for laying websites out in 12, 10, 8, 6 and 4 columns. Key Features of [...]
As a designer of interfaces I have to create wireframes in order to get a good idea of how all the elements of an app or website will fit into a defined pixel space. As I repetitively use the same elements like scroll bars, lists, buttons, tables, tabs, etc. it was natural that I would [...]
One of the many subscriptions in my reader is PSDTuts. Even though I am very versed in Photoshop the articles and ideas that get spawned after reading PSDTuts is overwhelming. Tomorrow I will wrap up my Web Design I class, and this article from PSDTuts is such a great example for my students as they [...]
For some reason I have slacked in the past year of writing anything here on my blog. I owe people a Phillies World Series Champions Wallpaper, icons, brushes and the resurgence of Wallpaper Wednesday. I have no excuses. I should be incorporating blog posts in my week just like I incorporate Tweeting. So I am [...]
While teaching my Web Design class at UArts a student asked if I could give some examples of Portfolio sites. So here is a list of some of my favorite Portfolio style sites on the web. http://cameronmoll.com/portfolio/ http://www.fullyillustrated.com/ http://www.mindnever.com/ http://emotionslive.co.uk/ http://www.karaburke.net/prints.php Enjoy!
As promised here is the link to download the syllabus for my Web Design I class at the University of the Arts. You can download the Syllabus here.
Welcome to the new site all! This has been a long time coming and as a designer I must say, the hardest design to do, is for yourself. Although I am sure I will get compliments on the new look and feel, I believe I will never be happy with what it all looks like. [...]
Now that the web is evolving into a more application driven, social platform; interface and information design is more of a factor than it ever was before. As designers we have a responsibility to help our developer counterparts translate their web apps into concisely designed GUI’s that allow the user to interact with a site [...]
So instead of going back out and making sweet love to a few pints of Guinness, I decided to take a little stroll in the Vector Park! The site is a creative use of various Flash animations and algorithms that create an artistic world of interaction. There are three sections of the park each with [...]
In a recent thread on the Independents Hall list-srv, David Speers asked us all to list our favorite daily blogs. This spawned a fascinating set of child threads that lead me to sites I have never been to before. As I finished up my list I figured it would be good to augment the items [...]