Posts made in January, 2012


I’m a big fan of content over images in a website. That’s not to say that all images or graphic-based content is bad; I just believe much of what a designer wants for a website, and what is actually required to make that happen, are two completely different things. Many years ago, I was a child of the “table-based” design principals championed by slicing-capable programs like Fireworks and (unfortunately)...

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Definitely one of the higher-obtainables in my field, the loftiest of lofty goals, is the ability to embed fonts on a website. As it stands now, there are only about 15 different fonts (and their respective variations) available to every user on every computer. Even a first-year designer can tell you that will get pretty boring pretty fast. Enter @font-face. A CSS specification that came about in 1998 (with the rest of CSS2), this...

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Past is Prologue


Posted By on Jan 15, 2012

Today is officially six months since I left my job at Global Designs. The time has been marred with ups and downs, from all over the spectrum. Mostly, my time there was a learning experience. Not only did I get real-world experience, but I grew into the man I am now and really became an adult during my time there. Not many people would freely admit this, but I quit my job. Up and left. Came in one day and told them I wasn’t...

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