September 7, 2012 in Learn
Gettin’ Creative with Parallax Design
On the web you’ve probably heard the phrase “parallax design” thrown around here or there, right? So, what is it? In a nut shell, it means to alter the position of an object so that it appears differently from another…
June 15, 2012 in Learn
Exercise Your Creative
Exercise Your Creative is a new series available to Treehouse Gold subscribers! In this free 6 minute video, you’ll be inspired by Mat and learn how to create a graffiti-style logo for a fictional company called Brewjays.
February 6, 2012 in Learn
Pears: An open source collection of common markup & style
Lo and behold, Mr. Dan Cederholm has done it again! This time the folks over at SimpleBits unveiled their latest project, Pears, an open source WordPress theme that enables you to get your own pattern library up and running quickly.
October 31, 2011 in Learn
Introduction to Iconography
In this 5 minute video, you’ll learn about some of the history of iconography. This video is from Think Vitamin Membership, a high-quality video training site, curated by us at Carsonified and Think Vitamin, with hundreds of short videos on topics…
June 23, 2011 in Learn
Re-align in 3 minutes and 59 seconds
Mike Kus recently did an unauthorized re-align of innocentdrinks.co.uk which he unveiled at FOWD London. The point of the excercise was to demonstrate the importance of communicating the personality of a company on it’s website – making it more human….
May 19, 2011 in Learn
Mediaqueri.es: a collection of responsive web designs
Came across this wonderful site called mediaqueri.es The site contains a curated collection of responsive web designs and is aptly named after a feature of CSS3 which is called Media Queries. You can sort the list of sites by date…
April 4, 2011 in Learn
Free Web Professional Toolkit
Working in conjunction with the Future of Web App Vegas, we’re giving away our Carsonified Web Professional Toolkit to 12 lucky people.
March 18, 2011 in Learn
The Google Art Project
Art and art history play a big role in my life, so when the new Google Art Project was announced a few weeks ago, naturally I was ecstatic! Not only has Google gone through painstaking measures to digitally preserve historical works…
February 23, 2011 in Learn
Jonathan Safran Foer's book, Tree of Codes
Jonathan Safran Foer’s book, Tree of Codes, pushes the limits of what a book can be. I love the sheer audacity of it. He constructed it by taking his favorite book, The Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz, and cutting…
February 2, 2011 in Learn
The Mobile Studio
Love Frank Chimero’s Mobile Studio. He carries all these items in his bag every day. Always ready to create, not matter where he is. Sweet.
January 31, 2011 in Learn
Walt Disney was the first UX Professional
Oh wait, I said that UX is a bullshit job title 🙂 Well, I just got back from a week at Disney World and I think there are some lessons that Walt and Co could teach all of us about…