Google this week launched Resizer – a tool for testing how user interface designs respond to different breakpoints. By entering a live URL, designers can view in real time how layout patterns work at different sizes. Resizer follows on from the release of Material – a set of rules and guidelines covering Google’s visual and […]
The old school of thought is that branding is what separates soap powders on a supermarket shelf, but in the modern multi-connected world of products and services it means so much more. Here are some of the basic principles when it comes to branding for small businesses. There are countless great books on the subject […]
This animated short by Will Rose put a smile on my face.
This excellent video for ‘The Ghost of Stephen Foster’ by Squirrel Nut Zippers won Best Animated Music Video at the 1999 Vancouver Animation Festival. The animation was directed by Raymond Persi and Matthew Nastuk, both well known for their work on The Simpsons. The 30s cartoon style captures the creepy tone perfectly.
During my recent stay in Milton Keynes for the great MK Geek All Dayer, I had the pleasure of meeting Sandra Dartnell. Aside from her day job, Sandra makes these beautiful pictures she calls Stampedes, by collaging postage stamps. Stampedes can form a story, or depict the passions and personality of the recipient. The results […]