firteendesign
"Computers are my best friends. When I help people find each other without knowing they used a computer, my best friends and I revel in our little secret!"    -Langel

 

 

6 Posts Matching 'design'

I knows me some photoshop...

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posted by Langel    Wednesday, December 16th 2009 9:32am    Comments (2)

 

Putting Hyperlinks in a PDF Document with Adobe inDesign

For the most part Adobe software can be intuitive. Most of the common features are easy to find, but this particular feature eluded me. Here I'll share with you the steps needed to include links in your exported PDF documents with inDesign.   read more

posted by Langel    Monday, August 10th 2009 11:31pm    Comments (688)

 

How To Use Multiple CSS Backgrounds, a Tutorial

For a dynamic visual effect, layering different textures can do the trick. Graphics and multiple patterns can be meshed together by the browser creating new life in a design. My example is rather simple — live demo & source files   read more

posted by Langel    Tuesday, June 2nd 2009 7:44pm    Comments (17421)

 

Going Public with a New Layout

What does it mean to go public seven months after launch? Wait, when did I first put this site up? Alls I know is it's my birthday and the first post is from last October. But, starting today, I've got a new look here and would-be readers can now drop their comments!   read more

posted by Langel    Thursday, May 21st 2009 5:59pm    Comments (16)

 

Too Much White Background to Handle o___@

I've had a long standing opinion that white light is more painful on the eyes than a dark screen. I've been called out before for using a 'hi-res' display on my laptop with bright orange on top of a dark, dark blue. Today, I decided to find out what others think. Unfortunately, my google queries were not necessarily creative, leaving me only to find a single person stating 'bright text on a dark screen is bad for your eyes'.   read more

posted by Langel    Monday, April 13th 2009 9:23pm    Comments (27)

 

Branding Presidential Candidates — the McCain and Obama Campaigns

With the 2008 American President election day being around the corner, I thought I would take the time to study the design around both major party nominees.   read more

posted by Langel    Friday, October 31st 2008 4:18pm    Comments (48)