Information Architecture

Designers

When I took my first design course, the teacher assigned a project of choosing a designer and presenting a report on him/her. Appropriately, I got Richard Saul Wurman. If you don’t know who ...

Vivid Design

Designers

As I was scouring the internet this morning, catching up on all the design blogs, I came across one about Logos. I’ll be honest, I don’t really do logos; I don’t know much about ...

MySQL Database Normalization

Programmers

I was recently creating a database that was complicated and was wondering what the best way to organize it was. So I took a look at what smarter (and geekier) people have written. The first thing ...

CSS IDs & Classes

Designers | Programmers

Back in 1993, Robert Raisch of O’Reilly & Associates pitched Stylesheets to the World Wide Web Consortium (a bit different then the “Elders of the Internet”). It took a long time ...

Australians do it better

Designers

So I don’t normally review another designer’s website, but this one was so awesome I couldn’t resist. He does so many things well: typeface, layout, cool unusual effects that ...

Determined Fascination

About Me

Since this blog is about web development, I wanted to share the reason I got into this field in the first place. Honestly, the whole thing kind of snuck up on me. The summer after my junior year ...

Intro to CSS

Programmers

CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets, but that probably doesn’t mean much to most of you, so allow me to explain what exactly this “language” does. Every website is made of up ...

Link Anxiety

Business Owners | Designers

  Link Anxiety is a real disorder, promise. In fact, you’ve probably experienced it yourself within the past week if you regularly visit websites. It’s that feeling you get when ...