Someone recently posed the question to me, “Why are designers such push overs?” This led to a discussion that attempted to answer that but in the end, left me pondering the very same question.
Photoshop has been in the news lately, except not for the regular reasons you might have guessed. More and more blogs are focusing on Photoshop because there’s an internal battle. A battle between designers who work in Photoshop, and those who choose to ignore it for the browser. I’ve grown out of Photoshop for the bulk of my work, and there are three key reasons a designer must focus on to understand the benefits I’ve gained.
Project Runway is a boutique reality of sorts, featuring people with actual skills. They are designers who are forced to be innovative under tight deadlines and with shoestring budgets. They often have to design for clients with the most specific and (often) ridiculous demands. Sound familiar?
It’s probably safe to say that touchscreens as a method of interacting with the web aren’t going away. In fact, it appears quite the opposite: most new smartphones have one now, Google’s making their own tablet, and I think ol’ Steve Jobs has managed to shift a couple…million
Our guest author today – Jenni Chasteen – is a freelance blogger, web designer and self-described geek who spends as much of her time doodling as she does designing. Long before I ever picked up a Wacom tablet or even heard the word kerning, I read comic books. I absorbed the artwork, page layouts and [...]
Whether the iPad is able to change the world or not, is not the issue of this article. But the fact of the matter is that it is here and sooner or later we need to learn to design the web keeping it in our minds. So what are the things we need to consider?