It's Good to be Green

http://www.printmag.com/color/pantones-2017-color-year-greenery/


WordPress Guide

Great WordPress guide created by Anthony Hortin.

http://easywpguide.com/wordpress-manual/

 


Instagram Magnets

Okay, these are really cool. Take your instagram photos to the next level and share them on your wall.

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Accidental Creative

I really enjoyed this book, The Accidental Creative by Todd Henry. He makes some excellent points, and many of which I abide to with my own business and design principles. "Now business creativity expert Todd Henry explains how to unleash your creative potential. Whether you're a creative by trade or an "accidental creative," this book will help you quickly and effectively integrate new ideas into your daily life."

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Optimize your WordPress Database

I found this article by Kevin Muldoon on wpmudev.org to be very helpful in speeding up our WordPress site. There are some great tips, and general maintenance advice as well.

"If you update your website regularly, your database will grow larger over time. A large database can greatly affect the performance of your website as it takes longer for your server to retrieve information from database tables. This is why database optimization is so important."

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Responsive Design on Large Desktops

Here is an excellent resource by Johannes Holl that clearly addresses some of the issues designers face in responsive web design for large desktop screens. I especially like the clear visual representation for a fixed versus liquid layout and the case for left-hand navigation. Check it Out

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Are you my type?

Check out this Typographic Dating Game by typeconnection


What Good Does Design Do For Business?

"Have you noticed how similar some products are becoming? A Tesla and a Lotus, that’s an easy one. But I’m talking about the similarities between seemingly disparate objects, like an Audi car and Oakley sunglasses, a 3M stapler and an Alessi teapot, or a Starbucks café and your bank lobby. Consumers love cool design, and, in case you haven’t heard, companies are catching on. Investing in the design process can be a sustainable business advantage, because it tends to lead to five things: creative collaboration, innovation, differentiation, simplification, and customer experience."

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