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  • Recommended Graphic Design Podcasts

    Podcasts are an integral part of my daily sanity program. I commute via transit twice a day, 45 minute trips, so the audible distraction from the drudge is a godsend. Fortunately there…

  • Two quick tips: Adobe Illustrator layer “shortcuts”

    Software, specifically software as robust as Adobe’s,  always has a couple of ways to perform the same operation (some quicker than others). There is a plethora of little tricks and shortcuts that…

  • Using In-Design’s Find Font feature to help clean up a document.

    I’m usually a persnickity and organized designer when I’m working in the software environment.  I plan and set up a multitude of things before I even get started with a layout or…

  • Acrobat’s “Fat Verts”

    Alright, I’ve picked on Google enough. It’s Adobe’s turn; instead of just bitching though, I’ll offer up this amazing fix. I’m thrilled I’ve stumbled on this! So for years I’ve been struggling…

  • Acrobat’s “Fat Verts”

    Alright, I’ve picked on Google enough. It’s Adobe’s turn; instead of just bitching though, I’ll offer up this amazing fix. I’m thrilled I’ve stumbled on this! So for years I’ve been struggling…

  • The infographic of infographics

    Designer Ivan Cash’s latest infographic is meta factor 5 ! http://cargocollective.com/ivancash#1256850/Infographic-Infographic

  • It ain’t easy seeing green

    The folks at Pantone steered me towards this fun online color IQ test to help determine how well you “see” color. It’s pretty straightforward; drag and drop color chips in a series…

  • My newest production tool, a Tablet PC

    I added a new production tool to my arsenal, a Toshiba Portege Tablet PC! I never seem to really have the 2 grand burning a hole in my pocket that would justify…