Web & Graphic Design

Monthly Archives: May 2010

puzzledollar

Jigsaw puzzle of falling dollar with alternating star pattern

An illustration based on the theme of the alleged devaluation of the dollar. It includes an almost solved square jigsaw puzzle with 25 pieces recreating the image of the world’s leading currency seen falling from the sky. Next to it there’s the central missing item with the words “Game Over” written in the middle. In the background there is a seamless pattern made from alternating dollar signs and five pointed stars on a red surface. The S symbol has been completely [...] Continue

Backdrop Lights – free minimalist WordPress theme for photo bloggers

It’s fairly common knowledge that when it comes to displaying digital photography, either offline or online, less is more. Some photographers even go as far as suggesting that you should go with a grayscale palette or at the very least use desaturated colors. While that would certainly work in the best interest of the images, it might also bring about some usability issues which could make such a website an unfriendly place and deter the visitors from exploring it further. Since I’m [...] Continue

Why i should have canceled this website redesign project

Last autumn, we were approached by a multinational company to redesign their website. At the time, taking the project felt like a good idea: it came as a recommendation from an acquaintance, those in charge seemed like nice people and the tight deadline felt like another proof they were determined to work with us in developing a modern online presence. I also liked the fact they prided themselves on being professionals who treasure honesty and good work ethics. About a half a year later and [...] Continue