Archive for August, 2012

August 21, 2012

Comedian Stewart Francis has won an award for the funniest joke of the Edinburgh Fringe. The deadpan Canadian funnyman was given the prize by digital TV channel Dave, whose panel put a selection of their favourites to a public vote. He won for the joke: “You know who really gives kids a bad name? Posh […]

August 18, 2012

BrandColors is a curated collection of color hex codes for a huge number of popular brands. Everything is organized alphabetically, and it includes everything from Android and Behance to WordPress, Yahoo!, and YouTube. Brands with more than one color include codes for each one. Visit the BrandColors website.

August 18, 2012

Google has their final logo for the Olympics, the London 2012 closing ceremony logo (aka Doodle). I thought it would be nice to share all the past logos from Google over the past couple weeks. Google had logos for Open Ceremony, archery, diving, fencing, rings, hockey, rafting, tennis, shot put, pole vault, synchronized swimming, hurdles, […]

August 13, 2012

Working from home is great. But it can also be highly distracting. One recent study found that more than 40% of employees who work from home pull double-duty watching TV or a film. More than a quarter nap or cook dinner while on the clock, and 20% play video games on the company dime, according […]

August 10, 2012

Results of the Creativepool & Small Business Branding Survey

August 8, 2012

While web designers and developers are touted as being the tech-savvy and brilliantly creative types, they also have the unfortunate rap of being some of the most disorganized individuals on the planet. Luckily, most design shops come equipped with overly attentive, detail-oriented project managers. For those freelance designers working solo, or small web shops still […]

August 8, 2012

 …and Get The Design You Want! How do you get the design you want? The perfect design you envision in your head? … The design brief is the answer. Whether you are a designer or a client, an effective design brief is the single most critical factor in ensuring that a project is successful. This […]

August 3, 2012

Have you signed up for Google+ yet? If you’re not yet active on Google’s social network, you’re missing out on a powerful business tool. One of Google+’s best features is Hangouts which enable you to host a video chat with one or more people that you have in your Circles. (A Circle is a group […]