The Laws Of UX

Fitt’s Law, Miller’s Law, the Serial Position Effect. Do you know what lies behind those names? If not, Laws Of UX  is here to shed more light on their meaning. This lovely website explains the ten key maxims that designers can consider when building user interfaces. When...

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Mullet Websites

Attack of the Mullet Websites

The web is experiencing its own little version of the ’80s. There are so many new options and capabilities available, and everyone is going crazy finding ways to add it all to their site. This is causing a terrible trend of putting aesthetics ahead of...

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The History of Advertising in 60 Seconds

The first TV commercial was made by Bulova watches and cost $9. That’s one of the interesting tidbits in this video by Mashable. It provides a 60-second view of the evolution of the advertising space – a worthwhile minute of investment for anyone in the ad...

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Prediction: Top Web Trends for 2015!

It’s almost Christmas which also means the end of 2014 is in sight.  2014 has seen some fantastic trends in web design: code-free design platforms, parallax effects, single-page websites, and many more. While most trends are fleeting, the good ones prevail and become the standard....

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Are You a Cut Above?

Mark Bustos is an upscale hair stylist at Three Square Studio and is a high school friend of mine. Back then, he practiced his skills by cutting our hair. Now he’s putting those skills to a different use. Earlier this year, Mark began doing something...

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CAN PRINT STILL GET PEOPLE EXCITED? ABOUT TV?

ESPN seems to think so. In fact, their World Cup Posters are creating buzz as the games get set to start! World Cup fever is ramping up quickly among football (’soccer’) fans.  Hence the timing for the release of ESPN’s amazing World Cup posters could not...

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Haunting Charity Ad Brings the Conflict Home

We often turn to YouTube to see the latest cat video, social snafu or viral hoax. This video is none of those – and it showcases YouTube’s capacity as a global information tool. U.K.-based Save the Children charity asks viewers to remember that, just because the...

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