Archive for February, 2013

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Adobe Delivers Latest Innovations in HTML5 Web Tooling to Creative Cloud Members

Yesterday, Adobe announced the first public preview of Adobe® Edge Reflow, a new responsive design tool for Web designers and developers creating websites and content for screens of virtually all sizes. In addition, new feature updates for Adobe Edge Animate, Adobe Dreamweaver® and Adobe Edge Code preview are now available. All announced product releases are available exclusively to Adobe Creative
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Made In Canada: BlackBerry 10 Uses Slate for Interface

The recent highly publicized launch of the new BlackBerry 10 smartphones has put Canada front and centre on the world stage, and even managed to generate an outpouring of national pride at home. And for Canadian graphic designers there is another component of the new phone that merits a little extra attention. The typeface used throughout the new BlackBerry interface
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Keith’s Fails on Valentine’s Day

Alexander Keith’s asked on Facebook “Happy Valentine’s Day. Will you be sharing a Keith’s with someone special tonight?” on Valentine’s Day this year. I am not sure if the demographic they are reaching out to is particularly tied to having a cold one with someone special. Perhaps more of a wine variety? Interesting the comments that they got back in
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Valentine’s Day [infographic]

Hope you are finding or have found that love that makes life special. Happy Valentine’s Day to my readers today. I have also included what I think is the song of the day on the bottom.  

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#strikewithme Says Matt Damon

  Matt Damon, co-founder of and award winning actor and activist created a bit of a stir with his PSA done in mockumentary style to raise awareness about the plight of  millions of people who lack clean water and basic sanitation, is taking a stand for the water crisis. Watch his announcement and support the strike by signing up
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Behance – Creative Integration

    Behance, a New York City based “design centrictechnology company” was aquired by Adobe in December. The company has created a platform to showcase creative work and was a response to the  “countless creative professionals suffering from inefficiency, disorganization, and careers at the mercy of bureaucracy”. Interestingly they partnered with LinkedIn in 2010 so ou can add Behance Projects
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Superbowl Ads by Review [INFOGRAPHIC]

This reflects a lot of what I have heard about the great effort by Tide to involve the actual teams and have a timely ad campaign, whilst GoDaddy got raked over the coals for their (IMHO) great reach out to show how looks are not everything.

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Thar Be a Storm Brewin Billy

We are expecting a big winter storm here on the Canadian East Coast. I noticed that we have a good humour when it comes to this weather and thought I would share. The folks used are public figures btw.   And then of course there is this one – remember it is climate CHANGE not global WARMING.  


Failed Social Media Sites [INFOGRAPHIC]

Top 10 Failed Social Media Sites from is an infographic detailing some familiar social media failure. Is Google+ something that should be on this list? Google doesn’t think so, but I kinda agree.

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The Big Mac Index – Not a Flash in the Digital Pan

From The Economist, the Big Mac tool assumes that the same product should be the same price in various markets. The came up with that one product being a Big Mac as it is a very widely distributed consumer product. Looking at Canada, it reflects our growing economy and dollar strength. Take a look at Austrailia as well. A similar
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