Hello, friends! You may have noticed it’s been a little quiet around here lately. That’s because I’ve been busy behind the scenes working on my new blog for quite some time. I’m happy to finally announce a launch date for TheLovelyGeek.com: Monday, September 5. Everything will switch over then. I’m signing off for now, but… Read more »
All posts having to do with web design, whether it’s for school, work, or personal.
My guide on how to create an Amazon wish list and break it up into categories. Amazon makes it easy to add items to your wish list from any website. Not a sponsored post, just love using Amazon to create my wish list.
Saturday, November 7th I had the privilege of attending the first ever WordCamp Sacramento. It was organized by our local Sacramento WordPress meet-up group and was hosted by my alumni, The Art Institute of California – Sacramento. For those of you unfamiliar with WordCamp, it’s basically a conference for people that are fans/use WordPress. There… Read more »
It’s November 1st which means it’s National Blog Post Month (NaBloPoMo). Long time followers of my blog know this means that this month I challenge myself to blog for a whole month. It’s a nice way to get myself back into blogging if I find myself stuck in rut. My friend and fellow blogger Jem… Read more »
Through social media I’ve been able to gage who some of my readers are, but since I am planning on a new blog I’d like to know a little more about you! As a professional web designer, the research process is super important as it determines the direction of the design, so I wouldn’t be… Read more »
I’ve had a few friends/family members/coworkers join the Mac side, so I’m often asked, “What apps do you recommend?” Most everything I use is related to my job as a web designer and developer, so here are some of my favorites. 1. Slack This is the new office favorite! Before we used Google Hangouts/Flamingo, but… Read more »
If you have a WordPress blog and allow comments then you know spam can be pain. It can get very time consuming having to go through the spam queue and sort out the real comments from the spammy ones. Luckily it’s fairly easy to keep your blog spam-free with just a few simple steps. 1…. Read more »
Today is the day. Google Reader is now gone. I recently switched to Feedly (thanks Angela for the suggestion), and by far it’s my favorite reader. At one point I was using Reeder, but despite it being a beautiful interface, it made it difficult to share articles. Plus they’re not ready for today’s killswitch and… Read more »
After many quarters of watching my friends participate, it was finally my turn to be in the quarterly Portfolio Show. When you’re a graduate in the portfolio class, part of the requirement is to participate in the show. You get to stand at a table with your web site up on the TV for 4… Read more »
In Digital Type, we had two projects throughout the quarter. The first was a type blog, and the second was a design for an alternate industry. Type Blog The type blog assignment began by us doing some research and pitching a blog idea on two typeface designers of our choice. I chose John Baskerville and… Read more »