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Laura Ross

A Fond Farewell and Welcome

By Laura RossFeb 17, 2015

It is with sincere gratitude that we announce that Nancy Aldrich-Ruenzel, publisher of Peachpit/The Creative Pro Group for the past 18 ½ years, will be leaving Peachpit at the end of February.

Laura Ross

Live Twitterview with Erik Spiekermann

By Laura RossJan 9, 2014

Join acclaimed type designer Erik Spiekermann for a fascinating Twitterview about the brand new third edition of THE guide to typography, Stop Stealing Sheep & find out how type works, currently celebrating 20 years as one of the world's best-selling books on designing with type.

Laura Ross

Rise of the DEO Twitterview Transcript

By Laura RossOct 1, 2013

On October 1, @Peachpit sat down with the @RiseoftheDEO authors for an inspirational Twitterview about their new book. Relive the fun with this transcript of the event.

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Live Twitterview with Rise of the DEO authors

By Laura RossSep 17, 2013

Join Facebook Director of Design Maria Giudice and Startup mentor Christopher Ireland for a fascinating Twitterview about their new book, Rise of the DEO: Leadership by Design. A “DEO,” short for Design Executive Officer and a play on “CEO,” is a hybrid of strategic business executive and creative problem-solver. DEOs are able to lead with a mix of imagination and metrics.


Sara Jane Todd

Interview with Featured Flickr Photographer Sandra Tinari

By Sara Jane ToddJul 30, 2013

Every month in our Photography newsletter, we feature the work of a new photographer who has contributed to our Photography Newsletter Flickr group. This month, we chose the photo “Sunset Paddle” by UK-based photographer Sandra Tinari.

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Photographer John Batdorff Answers Your Questions about the Nik Collection

By Sara Jane ToddJul 17, 2013

During John Batdorff’s presentation on a recent Peachpit Photo Club, many of you had loads of questions about the Nik Collection by Google.

Sara Jane Todd

Interview with Featured Flickr Photographer Tony D. Locke

By Sara Jane ToddApr 23, 2013

Every month in our Photography newsletter, we feature the work of a new photographer who has contributed to our Photography Newsletter Flickr group. This month, we chose the photo “Daffodils in the Morning Fog” by Pacific NW-based photographer Tony D. Locke, MM.

Laura Ross

User Group of the Month: AllCreative NY

By Laura RossApr 22, 2013

Each month we will select one User Group that has been exceptional in their communication with meeting updates, giveaway requests and book reviews and ask them to share some insights and tips with us. This week, we turn the spotlight on AllCreative NY as our UG of the Month! 

Laura Ross

Live Twitterview with Stacy Pearsall

By Laura RossMar 19, 2013

Join combat photojournalist Stacy Pearsall for a fascinating Twitterview about the techniques, guidance, and inspiration needed to succeed in the field of photojournalism.

Laura Ross

User Group of the Month Q&A: New York InDesign User Group

By Laura RossFeb 19, 2013

Each month we will select one User Group that has been exceptional in their communication with meeting updates, giveaway requests and book reviews and ask them to share some insights and tips with us. This week, we turn the spotlight on New York InDesign User Group as our UG of the Month!

Laura Ross

User Group of the Month Q&A: Digital Media Artists Los Angeles

By Laura RossJan 16, 2013

Each month we will select one User Group that has been exceptional in their communication with meeting updates, giveaway requests and book reviews and ask them to share some insights and tips with us. This week, we turn the spotlight on Digital Media Artists Los Angeles as our UG of the Month!

Ben Waldie

Using Dropbox to Track a Stolen Mac

By Ben WaldieSep 10, 2012

My sister is currently living overseas.  Last month, her Mac was stolen.  Unfortunately, she didn't have Find My Mac enabled, as she was running an older version of OS X, which didn't support it. The police did manage to recover the Mac after a few days, but this situation got me thinking... how could you track down a stolen Mac without Find My Mac enabled?  Certainly, there are commercial third-party apps that could help.  But, what about something a typical Mac user might have installed?  What about Dropbox?

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