Here is a company that understands that hiring good people is not all about your company’s needs. 

Here is a company that understands that hiring good people is not all about your company’s needs. 

Loving the minimalist feel, interesting layouts, and typographic hierarchy of readcereal. Would you guess it’s done in Wordpress?

Loving the minimalist feel, interesting layouts, and typographic hierarchy of readcereal. Would you guess it’s done in Wordpress?

Screengrabs from a recently launched site I designed in Wordpress, with the aim of making a series of long scholarly essays visually appealing, and to be responsive. I worked with the project director on a content strategy enabling easy scannability and the use of statistical data in lieu of a featured image slider.

Check out the interesting animation effect for the social tool dropr.

Check out the interesting animation effect for the social tool dropr.

Snap.svg is one of the websites for open source projects featured at Beautiful Open. Nice to see even developer-focused sites can be well-designed! (And check out the alligator!)

Snap.svg is one of the websites for open source projects featured at Beautiful Open. Nice to see even developer-focused sites can be well-designed! (And check out the alligator!)

I’ve just discovered the work of Mary Kate McDevitt. Her range of lettering and retro color palettes is amazing.

I’ve just discovered the work of Mary Kate McDevitt. Her range of lettering and retro color palettes is amazing.

Everyday for the past four years, Japanese artist Tanaka Tatsuya has constructed a diorama featuring miniature figurines engaged in hilarious activities.

These dioramas make me want to do something with my growing collection of push puppet, wind-up toys, and gumball machine figurines!

Via photojojo from Laughing Squid

The wonderful hand-drawn type work of Dan Cassaro, who, by the way, just told Showtime where to go in asking for free work

The Fontface Ninja site is a fun example of using css and js to preload a page and then ”pop in” the content. Learn about the techniques behind it from the clever folks at CoDrops. 

The Fontface Ninja site is a fun example of using css and js to preload a page and then ”pop in” the content. Learn about the techniques behind it from the clever folks at CoDrops. 

Rebranding Samsung

A designer’s interesting take on providing a unified brand identity for Samsung‘s suite of products.

Home page of a site I designed for classroom teachers and students to create challenges and projects revolving around the concept of liberty. The site is a spin-off from an exhibit, “The Boisterous Sea of Liberty,” at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. I did the visual design of page templates and interface elements, and designed the logo, and the site was built in Drupal.

Home page of a site I designed for classroom teachers and students to create challenges and projects revolving around the concept of liberty. The site is a spin-off from an exhibit, “The Boisterous Sea of Liberty,” at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. I did the visual design of page templates and interface elements, and designed the logo, and the site was built in Drupal.

Photoshop mockups for desktop and iphone versions of a website I’ve been designing for National History Day in my day job. Starting Election Day in the U.S., visitors will be able to rate 100 leaders in world history and share on social media.

Photoshop mockups for desktop and iphone versions of a website I’ve been designing for National History Day in my day job. Starting Election Day in the U.S., visitors will be able to rate 100 leaders in world history and share on social media.

What do absinthe and aspect ratio have in common? They are small pieces of a complex effort to refresh the brand of Le Méridien hotels. Interesting behind-the-scenes interviews with designers and art directors reveals all the things that must be taken into account in a branding initiative.

No, it’s not just the logo.

(Source: youtube.com)

The photos are part of a new brand identity for an Australian women’s athletic wear company. The logotype is intended to convey movement and athleticism while avoiding “girlie” clichés, according to the critique on Brand New. What do you think?

The photos are part of a new brand identity for an Australian women’s athletic wear company. The logotype is intended to convey movement and athleticism while avoiding “girlie” clichés, according to the critique on Brand New. What do you think?