By cultivating quality links, you can greatly improve your website’s page ranking and increase traffic to your site. There are millions of posts on the internet about how to do this, and it can be hard to separate the legitimate suggestions from the bad ones and the outright awful ones. Here are some simple steps you […]
We moved Adelie Design to Florida on July 4th, 2011, and changed its name to Flightless. In the meantime, we fell into the trap of many a company: we were so busy helping our clients (not to mention our new baby), we never updated our own website! Well, here we are. Welcome to the new […]
I was playing blocks with my son today for the umpteenth time and decided to “cure” my boredom. You can tell by the change of colors on occasion that he decided he didn’t like what Mommy was doing. Each photograph was the first way I thought of to create each letter. (more…)
Many businesses fall into a simple trap on their websites: they load up the front page with paragraphs and paragraphs of information important to the company. “What’s wrong with that?”, you might ask. Simply put: your visitors don’t care.
Google is officially ending support for Internet Explorer 6 in Google Apps. This affects users of Google Docs and Google Sites beginning March 1, 2010, and will affect users of Google Mail and Google Calendar later this year. This is a welcome change. Providing support for a decade old web browser is severely limiting what […]
As a designer, one program I use a lot is Adobe Illustrator. It’s a good program for building logos, artwork for screen printing, and other simple illustrations. Back in 1963 Ivan Sutherland developed a program called Sketchpad that helped make future computer drawing programs (like Illustrator and AutoCAD) possible. Hat tip: swissmiss
People are always trying to “negotiate” with designers to get the “best deal”. Many of us are more than willing to help you work within your budget, but sometimes the requests are downright ridiculous. This video shows you just how ridiculous those requests sound. Hat tip: Swissmiss
When budgets are tight, businesses try to cut expenses any way possible. This often means looking for “affordable” design solutions. Although crowdsourcing your logo may seem like a good way to save money, there are some reasons you should avoid this route. The most obvious reason is amateur results. Sure, you’ll probably get at least […]
Don’t forget to celebrate pi, that incredibly useful constant. You can even toast the moment at 1:59.