Posts by Author: 18 posts by AnnSmarty

When it comes to finding novel and unique ideas for web design, it can be easy to get into a rut. So much has been done, so many sources of inspiration exploited, that it sometimes seems that there’s simply nothing new under the sun, leaving you to build what little you can upon the design […]

paris

Even while we are all incredibly different in the things that we do and the ways that we do them, there is a single force that drives all of it: inspiration. Whether you’re an artist like a painter or musician, a laborer who puts their all into every muscle moved, or a white-collar worker tapping […]

inspiration

Watching the news is a depressing task these days. Reading it online is even worst. Story after story of horror and misery assault you from all sides, further sensationalized by a culture where 24-hour coverage is used as morbid entertainment. It is enough to put anyone in a foul mood and make you feel like […]

tags

The hashtag has been around much longer than Twitter has. The format was a popular one used for IRC servers, and many of us were well acquainted with hashtags by the time the popular micro-blogging site adopted it in 2009. Though Chris Messina undoubtedly managed to refine hashtags into something much more useful, and launch […]

apps

For being the height of social technology, a lot of apps are far from impressive when it comes to their launch page. Just think of some of the ugly websites you have seen hosting mobile apps. It is as though the creators have decided that since the program is for a phone instead of directly […]

vertical

The idea of compressing visual and written information into a single package has been well-realized with the art of the modern infographic, that wonderful combination of elements that help to quickly educate the world at large on any number of topics; next up is the instructographic! Combining textual content with educational imagery intended to stay […]

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