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"Harry Potter" Typesetter Waves His Wand Over QuarkXPress 7 H&Js
May 23, 2008
At the request of Quark, renowned typesetter Brad Walrod has recommended new default hyphen and justification settings for QuarkXPress 7. Kelly Kordes Anton shows you that your bag of tricks now serves up six default H&Js that work their magic on your columns of copy.
"The Best Design Advice I Ever Got" with Alberto Cairo
Aug 28, 2012
Underneath the packaging, an infographic serves a very simple purpose—to educate. Alberto Cairo, professor of information graphics and visualization at the University of Miami and author of The Functional Art: An introduction to information graphics and visualization, talks about the importance of making infographics work on an instructional level.
"The Best Design Advice I Ever Got" with Dan Saffer
Nov 20, 2012
Dan Saffer, author of Designing for Interaction and internationally-recognized leader in interactive design, spent years looking for that elusive "special sauce" that makes great designers great. What he eventually realized took a lot of hard work, deep thinking, and trial and error.
"The Best Design Advice I Ever Got" with David Airey
Jul 17, 2012
David Airey, author of Logo Design Love, shares some advice that has helped him create his best designs.
"The Best Design Advice I Ever Got" with Erik Spiekermann
Jul 31, 2012
Erik Spiekermann, author of Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works, 2nd Edition, shares the advice that has influenced his career the most.
"The Best Design Advice I Ever Got" with Julie Dirksen
Oct 9, 2012
Julie Dirksen, author of Design For How People Learn knows the value of being a self-starter. One of her favorite sayings is, “You don’t need permission to be awesome.” So don't wait—start creating!
"The Best Design Advice I Ever Got" with Maggie MacNab
Aug 14, 2012
Maggie Macnab, author of Design by Nature: Using Universal Forms and Principles in Design, shares some of the wisdom passed down by her father and how it impacted her career in a life-changing way.
"The Best Design Advice I Ever Got" with Robin Williams
Nov 6, 2012
Robin Williams, author of the Non-Designer's Design Book, offers her insight into makes great design.
"The Best Design Advice I Ever Got" with Stefan Mumaw
Oct 23, 2012
Stefan Mumaw, author of Creative Boot Camp, quit waiting for the muse to arrive and started making art a habit at the encouragement of a college art professor. Now he shares how setting aside time to work has helped him generate even better ideas.
"The Best Design Advice I Ever Got" with Tim Kadlec
Sep 11, 2012
Tim Kadlec, author of Implementing Responsive Design, uses a little coaching advice to push you towards your creative best. He also reminds us why it's crucial to be willing to make mistakes.
[digital] Directing - Types of Shots
Feb 28, 2003
Directing in the digital environment involves significant camera work. Dan Ablan explains what types of shots to use in different situations.
“Perspectifying” Artwork on a Vertical Plane
Jul 1, 2001
from FreeHand 9 Authorized, by Tony Roame
10 Fundamental Rules of Designing for Digital Magazines
Nov 29, 2012
Is your online magazine just an electronic version of your print publication? You're wasting a huge opportunity! In 10 quick tips, Sandee Cohen, co-author of Digital Publishing with Adobe InDesign CS6, demonstrates how to give immediacy and freshness to your digital magazine's experience.
10 Minutes with Flash: ActionScript You'll Never Have to Write Again
Feb 6, 2004
Robert Hoekman, Jr. is just as tired of writing code as you are, so he offers up some timely tips on storing ActionScript and loading it on-the-fly in this fourth installment of "10 Minutes with Flash."
10 Minutes with Flash: Bitmap Video Effects
Dec 5, 2003
In the first of a bi-weekly series of articles called "10 Minutes with Flash," Robert Hoekman, Jr. demonstrates how to make reality pretty again with faux video effects using simple bitmaps.
10 Minutes with Flash: Collision Detection for Flash Games
Mar 26, 2004
Spend 10 minutes with Robert Hoekman, Jr. to learn how to create collision detection for a Flash game.
10 Minutes with Flash: Creating a Custom Panel
Jul 23, 2004
In only 10 minutes, Robert Hoekman, Jr. shows you how to create a custom panel that pulls up Flash tutorials faster than you can say "Resources."
10 Minutes with Flash: Creating a Loader Component for Flash Player 7
Jun 25, 2004
Don't like writing the same script more than once? In just 10 minutes, Robert Hoekman, Jr. will show you how to turn a pre-loader script into a reusable component.
10 Minutes with Flash: Creating an External Text File with JSFL
Sep 10, 2004
Robert Hoekman, Jr. walks you through how to use JSFL to quickly create an external text file from within a Flash panel to help make sure you always have one right when you need it.
10 Minutes with Flash: Custom, Portable Color Palettes
Apr 9, 2004
Want to get rid of that pesky Web 216-color palette that Flash uses by default? Spend 10 minutes with Robert Hoekman, Jr. to learn how to replace it with your own custom color palette that can be reused in other projects.

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