This is one of the most vivid memories for me in the days and weeks following September 11th. Dan Rather was on David Letterman on September 17th, 2001 and he broke down in tears talking about the firemen and police officers helping at ground zero and then later when reciting a verse of America the Beautiful. [Read more…]
My memory of September 11th, 2001 is very vivid – I’m sure most Americans feel the same way. We can recall the names of people we were near, even if we haven’t seen them in years. We know what time we heard about the terrorist attacks. [Read more…]
When I visit a site that has matched the advertisements to their design I appreciate that the owner took the time to think about that detail. I am not tricked into clicking the advertisements. I don’t feel like anyone is trying to be sly. I just like that the ads aren’t taking away from the rest of the site. [Read more…]
You don’t need a killer design that costs $3,000 to have a decent looking blog. You just need to make sure it’s useable. That means paying attention to a few details, but nothing that requires a professional designer. [Read more…]
Why do some people get recognized as great designers? They’re doing the same gradients, the same tabs, the same outer glows, and designing the same layouts as everyone else. The thing great designers do is focus on the details. They take a basic element, such as a comment box, and make it unique, they make it fit into their design.