Gradients, Flat Design, and Thin Typography—What’s Up With iOS7?

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Apple’s unveiling of the much-anticipated iOS7 has brought forth a slew of commentary from all around the web. From Erik Spiekermann’s violent dislike for the use of Helvetica Thin to Khoi Vinh of Subtraction’s more moderate and reserved wait-and-see attitude no one can keep their mouth shut about this particular Apple release—including me. So the […]

Know Your Dashes: A Little Infographic On Hyphens, En-dashes, & Em-dashes

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Know Your Dashes Nothing annoys a graphic designer more (other than, perhaps, the use of double spaces at the start of a sentence) than the improper use of hyphens, en-dashes, and em-dashes. In fact, many people including those working in the field of graphic design, marketing, and advertising forget—or never learn—the finer differences between these […]

A little more doodling.

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I have been on a mini drawing spree lately. Ok, maybe not quite a spree but more than my usual quota of drawings per month. Today I am uploading a few of my most recent doodling adventures. Three semi-creepy kids.   This drawing was inspired by my 3-year-old cousin Lila. She was attacking cookies with […]