Webby Awards 2013
Webby Awards 2013, this is a good place to see the best of the Web in many categories...enjoy. Note: the awards include People's Voice winners as well.
This is another cool breakthrough from John Lassiter, a CGI technique enabling a hand drawn effect...combining tech and a good story line to create a great short animation. Update 2.25.13: the link I originally posted was closed after this film won an Oscar for Best Animated Short, above is a new link which unfortunately has some advertising, its worth the wait, enjoy. Tip: use the full screen icon to the bottom right of the player for best viewing.
A collection of archival photos from Thanksgivings past. Keep clicking on the image to get to the high resolution image (generally created from glass negatives) Happy Thanksgiving!
Color Contrast tool for Accessibility
For those of you engaged in Accessibility WCAG 2.0 standards, checking color contrast can easily be confirmed with this tool, including transparency channels. If you type rgba (Red, Green, Blue, alpha) it may be easier to relate to.
The Noun Project
The Noun Project, Great images available as vector and are free to use with few restrictions. All images available for download on this Web site are either in the public domain, or use a Creative Commons licenses.
The Lego Story
Ray Charles - Etch a Sketch
Friend and former colleague Keith Drake displays a tribute to America and Ray Charles, etched live in about 17 minutes for students attending the 2012 Union County Teen Arts Festival at Union County College in Cranford, NJ March 16, 2012. Great work Keith!
My Type of Designer
Ever notice the cool type treatments in current book cover designs and advertising... might be Jessica Hische's work...definitely worth a look.
Internet Archive - 50's Films
This is a screen shot from the 1950 sci-fi movie Rocketship X-M. Astronauts (Lloyd Bridges, Osa Massen, John Emery, Noah Beery, Jr., and Hugh O'Brien) blast off to explore the moon, but because of a malfunction, they end up on Mars instead. When on Mars, they explore and discover a ruined city of a past civilization.
If you visit the archive there are many vintage TV commercials, music, texts, cartoons, etc., look around and have fun exploring.
Railroad company logos
100 logos from American and Canadian railroad companies. A design evolution.
Although I am a kid at heart, I have been in the graphics and media industry for over 25 years and the web since late in 1993. I have worked as a UX director, UI designer, web designer, creative director, art director, professor, illustrator, and graphic designer. In recent years, I have been concentrating on UX (User eXperience) and UI (User Interface) design