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Some of these articles date back to 2005. Please keep in mind, the internet was a very different place back then...

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My Design Philosophy

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My Design Philosophy

Last week someone asked me, "So... what's your design philosophy?" The question took me by surprise. I don't think anyone's ever directly asked me that before. In a bit of a stupor, I vaguely remember clamoring on about something that probably resembled more of a design process than a philosophy.

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The Business of Design

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The Business of Design

Today I'm happy to announce the release of my new web design eBook, 'The Business of Design'. I've written this book specifically for web designers looking to level up their careers by learning from my experience.

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The increasing demand for freelance design specialists

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The increasing demand for freelance design specialists

It's a great time to be a creative professional. For a lot of us, we're able to choose the type of work we do and where we do it from. The options available today are abundant, and that's great news for designers and the creative industry as a whole.

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Rebranding and updating

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Rebranding and updating

Rebranding something personal is hard. In fact, many people push it aside, making excuses about not having enough time. I'm guilty of that. After several failed attempts, I finally put my foot down. It was time to whip this ol' site back into shape.

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Photoshop animation using the Timeline

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Photoshop animation using the Timeline

This week I was working on a Photoshop animation for a client's email campaign. I hadn't done simple frame animation in Photoshop in a while, so I figured I would document the process in case anyone might benefit from it.

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Getting out of our layout ruts

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Getting out of our layout ruts

If you've been involved with web design in any capacity over the past few years, you might have noticed that things are starting to look... well, the same.

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