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You don’t have to have drawing skills to be a designer. But most good designers have developed some illustration skills that are useful for many different projects.
Keeping up with email often seems like a losing battle. One thing that can help is reducing the number of messages in your inbox. Filing messages into individual mailboxes can be time consuming and inefficient. While dumping them all into a single mailbox may seem like a way to create a big mess, Mail’s search capabilities actually make it quite easy to locate specific messages.
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 image “Soldiers’ Huts,” by Pennsylvania-based photographer Jerry W. Fuqua.
Adobe Systems Inc. today announced that it is shipping Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom 4
You know how sometimes you walk around town and you wander into a 1,600 year old building and suddenly get inspired about graphic design?
We published our first digital photography books some 15 years ago. But it wasn’t until 2006—when digital photography became ubiquitous and better quality cameras became more affordable—that the time was right for industry leader Scott Kelby to hit the topic out of the ballpark with his standard-setting series The Digital Photography Books (with well over a million copies sold). You can now order Part 4 of the series, which comes out next week.
If you have an interest in design at all, one the first things you become aware of, graphically speaking, is type. Type on signs, type on billboards, type in ads and brochures, type everywhere. If you're brand new to design, this typographic awareness can be disconcerting.
Robin and I are in London for a couple of months while she teaches a module in the Shakespeare studies curriculum at a West London University, Brunel. Yes, Shakespeare, not design or typography. I know, she freaks me out too.
We've officially entered the year 2012 and our authors are already making their reading lists for the year. Find out what they plan to read and share your list, too!
Join author and photographer Tamara Lackey in an informative and inspirational Twitterview on January 31.
For the next couple of months we’ll be blogging from London. We’ve got a MacBook Pro, a MacBook Air, an iMac, two iPads, two iPhones, a UK Orange mobile phone, and the flat we’re renting has a decent Wi-Fi connection. If we can keep all the batteries charged up, we should be in good shape.
As The Steve Miller Band sang, “Time keeps on slipping into the future.” But is it really a good idea to have an automatic Time upgrade at this time every year?