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Design Feeds — June 24, 2012
#HashtagEtiquette: 8 People Who Are Doing It Wrong — February 25, 2014
How the French Stick Changed My Life — February 23, 2014

How the French Stick Changed My Life

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Bakeries have always been a place of joy to me, next to everything that is divinely greater, God, Family, Heaven. We tend to forget the magnificent efficacy derived in the satisfaction only a freshly made loaf can give us. I do anything for freshly served le pain.

Originally posted on FranceSays:

Creative CommonsYou are looking at one of the reasons  we moved to France. Bread, aka le pain. It’s a quality-of-life thing: we figured that even if we had to put our careers on hold, at least we’d be able to enjoy fresh bread every day. Lovely, crusty, light-as-a-feather baguette right out of the oven. Sans preservatives, as I memorably informed my late mother-in-law.

There is a boulangerie on every street corner in Paris and at least one in every village. In thousands of mom-and-pop shops from Nantes to Nice, the baker is at the ovens in the wee hours every morning, and you can buy a warm baguette from about 6:30 a.m. Such unfailing devotion is encrusted* in the very fiber* of le boulanger.

One of my first challenges in France was being able to go into the local bakery and buy what I wanted. There…

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How to launch a startup company: 8 must-read tips — September 2, 2013
Essential Elements for Brand Identity: 100 Principles for Designing Logos and Building Brands — September 1, 2013

Essential Elements for Brand Identity: 100 Principles for Designing Logos and Building Brands

The book suggestion of this week is about branding, the title is Essential Elements for Brand Identity: 100 Principles for Designing Logos and Building Brands (Design Essentials) by Kevin Budelmann, Yang Kim and Curt Wozniak. It’s a useful guide to designers and clients to understand the terms commonly used in branding and to avoid confusion.

Essential Element for Brand Identity

Through a cohesive structure that explores broader concepts in relation to graphic identities, identity programs, and brand identities, Essential Elements for Brand Identity links formal design concerns with business issues. Design students and seasoned brand managers alike will appreciate the pragmatic relevance of its content and be inspired by the representative body of work collected and presented throughout the book.

Do-IT- Yourself Website Designing Is Not A Wise Idea — August 31, 2013
Easily create HTML5 animations —

Easily create HTML5 animations

MintWebNg:

The future in html programming and by far the simplest and most intuitive. It is also one of the easiest html methods to acquire.
Get on the band wagon today.

Originally posted on the.VIVIDLY.blog:

HTML5 is is the fifth revision of the HTML standard and has amazing multimedia capabilities built into it unlike previous iterations. It is fast taking over the space once occupied by Flash. Animations, slideshows are possible with HTML5.

HTML5Maker is a new app that allows you to do animations easily in HTML5. I see that the free version only allows one animation, I’m sure there are other freeware applications for HTML5. Do a search on Google.

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A List of my Personal Inspirations — August 29, 2013

A List of my Personal Inspirations

A List of my Personal Inspirations

Photoshop Quick Tips #7 – Edgy Style Photo Treatment

Following our series of Photoshop Quick Tips, today we have a really nice tip from Cameron, a photographer and digital
 
 

Photoshop Quick Tips #6: Cloudy Text

Last year I wrote a tutorial showing how to create clouds using Adobe Photoshop. However, I have received quite a few
 
 

Reader Tutorial: Starting with After Effects

Hi, my name is Pascal Verstegen, aka Enkera from Noa Studios. In this tutorial i’m going to explain how easy it is for
 
The Enigmatic Blur: Showcase of 30 Stunning Samples of Bokeh Photography — August 28, 2013
40+ Beautiful Flat Web Designs for Your Inspiration —
How to Not Suck at Typography Like a Designer-convert Doctor —

How to Not Suck at Typography Like a Designer-convert Doctor

 

How to not suck at Typo

How to Not Suck at Typography Like a Designer-convert Doctor

We probably would all  be savages if printing was not invented. The invention of the Gutenberg movable type has been a very great leap towards the spreading of information from one person to another and from generation to generation. After this momentous invention, greater finds have flourished and soon became what we know now as the software. Of course, without the invention of the movable type, printing would not be invented and all falls into oblivion, including one of the most reliable inventions man has ever made – the Internet.

Whether we admit it or not, the invention of printing is the unofficial father of all technology. Without it, technology would just be limited to mechanical modernization. Software would have probably not existed and the world would be a much gloomier place. Truly, the gallant invention of the Gutenberg movable type saved humanity from the decadence of ignorance.

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