Sweet Shoppe

Posted on 03. Sep, 2012 by in Create

Recently came across this site for tips on digital scrapbook design called Sweet Shoppe Design.  They have tips for digital photo tips and creating scrapbook layouts using popular photo software.

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Slice and Dice that PSD

Posted on 16. Jul, 2012 by in Develop

I recently attended WordCamp at OSU. Enjoyed all the presentations!

One presentation left me wanting more information about slicing up a design of a website. Many time I work with a client and they have an idea of how they want to layout their website. We talk about the purpose of the site as well as the look. But once we draw up the design, I didn’t know how to “slice” it into the pieces needed for the look or theme of the website. Read More…

Photo Software

Posted on 11. Apr, 2012 by in Consult

I recently purchased Photoshop Elements ($99) for updating photos for a client website. I’m not sure yet if I love it. I’m quicker right now with MS Paint and my Nikon camera software PictureProject for cropping and resizing photos. I always want to check out what all Google+ software offers.

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2007 Intranet Design Award

Posted on 01. Mar, 2012 by in Consult

I was very fortunate to work with a great group of people at AEP.  In 2007, our team received an award for our design on the AEP Corporate Intranet from Nielsen Norman group.

The team was made up of graphic designers, programmers, computer network analysts, and usability analysts.

The result was a great looking, functional web design.  It consisted of company news, useful links, local weather (for a hundred locations), executive profiles, links to departmental blogs, and various other corporate information.