Posts Tagged 'creative'

Oct
15

DESIGNERS: Submit Yourself and Nominate Others To Be Featured Here!

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If you’ve been following this blog recently you have been witness to a few new features that I have initiated in an effort to introduce and promote lesser known members of the design community. Yesterday I launched a new feature titled “Behind The Avatar” in which we will get to know different people who are designers and developers (and maybe other pursuits as well) a little more personally. In previous posts I have shared with you 24 Designers You’ve Never Seen On A List Before, …

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Oct
13

Behind The Avatar #1: Jack Franklin – 17-Year-Old Web Developer and Editor of The Web Squeeze

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Today I will be starting a new feature here on the blog in which I will introduce you to people and blogs and websites who I have found to be of value to my education and life experience. Whether I follow them on Twitter or subscribe to their blog’s RSS feed or have interacted with them in some other way, these are people that I am getting to know and want to encourage you to do the same. In keeping with the spirit of previous …

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Oct
7

Influencers, Followers and Friends – Oh My!

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This week I was made aware of a public vote for Twitters top “Influencers, All-Stars, Mavericks, Game Changers”. Here is how the website describes the vote:

“The NOW Awards recognize celebrities and ordinary people who are making Twitter matter. From media and politics to technology and business, these game changers embody the qualities that are making Twitter and the emerging NOW internet a growing force in the world.

Include #140Conf, the word “vote” and your All-Star Tweeter’s username in your tweet. And remember, anyone can

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Oct
5

DESIGNERS: Why I Promote and Support You Rather Than Compete Against You

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In case you haven’t stopped by this blog lately, my last few posts here have been focused on promoting new, upcoming and/or lesser-known designers. It has been a wonderful experience getting to meet and interact with other designers that I’ve never known or heard of before, and the satisfaction of creating a forum to raise awareness of their work – and even their existence – has been priceless. It has truly been a joy and it has inspired me to continue finding ways to contribute …

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Oct
3

27 More Designers You’ve Never Seen On A List Before

About 2 weeks ago I asked designers to submit their work or themselves if they had never been listed before on one of the many roundups that appear on the slew of design blogs around the web. The response was overwhelming! So far over 50 designers have responded and I am looking at making this a monthly feature of this blog due to the realization that there are a plethora of designers out there who have yet to be “discovered” by the design community at …

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