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Corey Paige
nat geo logo design gone wrong
In a perfect world, every business would have an ample marketing budget—one with plenty of room for developing a comprehensive brand identity system complete with a top notch logo. In that same world, I would also have hundreds of well-defined abs. Unfortunately we don’t live in that world. I don’t have a single ab that...
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During my years working in prepress, I was witness to and responsible for correcting countless file preparation issues. I saw many novice designers adopt the attitude of “I’m a designer, not a printer. You fix it.” The problem with this approach is that as the customer, you may start racking up hefty charges long before...
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Nobody will dispute that technological advances have improved many aspects of life in recent decades. In particular, powerful smartphones and tablets along with ubiquitous internet access have put a literally ridiculous amount of information at our disposal whenever we need it most (on the toilet). That's great and all, but sometimes I can't help but...
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Rebecca and I are thrilled to be participating in the 2014 installment of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual Lock-Up, which raises money to support MD research and help send kids affected by the disease to summer camp.
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There are all kinds of tedious tasks that go into web design. Let the machines deal with as many of them as you possibly can. What the hell did we invent these things for anyway? Get back to work, Wall-E.
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If you’re anything like me, over time you’ve tried several different mechanisms to hold copy for you while you type. You’ve probably also felt a little nauseous while dropping 10 bucks on such a contraption. Here’s a simple (albeit slightly ugly) solution that will keep your copy readable and that dough in your pocket.
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UPDATE: Bahh. This doesn't work anymore. I generally have the brightness on my displays turned way down, and prefer to use darker "themes" when possible for my apps. It seems to help minimize a major side effect of staring at multiple computer screens all day—namely, a lot of lonely Friday nights. Wait. I meant eyeball...
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On April 18th, I'm participating in the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association Lock Up. I'll be detained for a little while in an effort to raise "bail money," which helps fund research and send kids with MD to summer camp.
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An hour to learn, an hour and seven minutes to be better than Corey.
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skype window with dark background
UPDATE: Bahh, sorry. This doesn’t work anymore. I generally have the brightness on my displays turned way down, and prefer to use darker “themes” when possible for my apps. It seems to help minimize a major side effect of staring at multiple computer screens all day—namely, a lot of lonely Friday nights. Wait. I meant...
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