- Features: Written by Pariah Burke on April 8, 2013
Each installment of Around the World in ePublishing looks at a different digital publication—sometimes an ebook, sometimes an etextbook, sometimes a digital magazine or catalog. With each publication we’ll examine the techniques and technologies used, the good and bad choices the designer and publisher made, and sometimes even how to incorporate the same features and effects into your own publications.
- Features: Written by Pariah Burke on March 17, 2013
Today you were supposed to read a new installment of Free for All, my column wherein I find all sorts of great design freebies. We preempted Free for All in favor of this article because of the time-limited nature of the below subjects. Put simply, we didn’t want you to miss out helping to create the New Black.
Free for All will be back on April 1st… No, really; it will.
- Features: Written by Pariah Burke on March 11, 2013
If your resume and CV (curriculum vitae, definition) look like the one below, then you’re failing to impress prospective employers, partners, and clients. You’re a creative professional! Look like it! Everything you produce with your name on it should sell you and your creative skills. Let accountants and sales people stick with the black on white, block-style resumes and CVs; as a designer you need a CV that stands out.
- Features: Written by Pariah Burke on March 3, 2013
- Features: Written by Pariah Burke on February 25, 2013
Russell Brown’s Adobe Paper Textures for Photoshop
From the wacky brilliance of Doctor Russell Brown and the folks at FlyPaper Textures comes the Adobe Paper Textures panel for Photoshop. The panel lets you choose from an excellent selection of textures by FlyPaper to apply to your artwork in a variety of blend modes. You can load in your own texture images. Looking for a happy accident? Try the panel’s Chaos Randomizer.
The extension is available in two versions: free, as in free for everyone, and Pro, which is free to current Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers.
- Features: Written by Pariah Burke on February 18, 2013
Continuing from last week’s Part 1, here are another roughly 6,000 words of design facts, figures, and information contained, Tardis-like, in an article of only 600 words. In other words, this article is bigger on the inside than it is on the outside.