Mobile website design: 25 pro tips In the last few years mobile design has exploded, but knowing what to do and where to start can be tricky. Mobile design is not just a question of a mobile website or an app - there are a range of options in between and aspects to take into account. To help you out, we have gathered together 30 top tips on what to consider when defining your mobile strategy and designing for mobile. Read all our mobile-related articles here 01. how to be creative Accept that you’ve got the creative urge and it’s never going to go away. Make friends with it. Drink some tequila if you need to.
How To Make Tissue Flowers *Update–Many of you have had questions about how to “twist” the paper. I have made a quick video showing you how. You can find the video for how to make tissue flowers here: How to Make Tissue Flowers Video Thanks everyone for all your sweet comments about my last Valentine’s day project…the “Be Mine” Framed Art.
Building Mobile Pages with Dreamweaver CS5.5 > Dreamweaver Responds to the Need for Mobile-Friendly Pages Am I the only one who was very pleasantly surprised by the new features in Dreamweaver CS5.5 that allow you to generate mobile-friendly pages—and, beyond that, mobile apps ? Sure, we all expected that Flash ActionScript coders would get tools to export Flash content, making it Apple iOS-compatible. But, to be honest, I wasn't prepared for how easy it is to create iOS and Android apps in Dreamweaver CS5.5. I cover the whole range of new mobile-oriented tools in Dreamweaver in a CS5.5 update that's available to everyone who registers a copy of Adobe Creative Suite 5 Web Premium How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques (to register the book and download the update, you just need the book's ISBN). This article is the first of three that provide introductory tutorials for those new CS5.5 features.
DIY Glow Jars Tutorial Posted on October 19, 2011 by Christina Aren’t these glow jars sublime? They take about two minutes to make and cost only 20 cents a piece. How’s that for an enticing DIY wedding project? These would look amazing at an evening outdoor wedding. Carambola Flowers by Carmen Sprung If you’ve been following me on Flickr for a while, you’ve probably seen this picture of Carambola Flowers before – I folded them ages ago! But since my Pro account is going to expire in a few days time (and I don’t feel like upgrading it again), a lot of my old photos won’t be displayed anymore. So I decided it would be a good idea to share the very best of them on my blog! These absolutely beautiful origami flowers were designed by Carmen Sprung and I just love them! Each flower is made from a single sheet of paper, not from a square though, but from a pentagon.
my music is better than yours Spawned out of the Burlington, Vermont music scene, My Music Is Better Than Yours (MMIBTY) is a collective started by four former University of Vermont (UVM) students who realized there are few things better in their lives than Electronic Dance Music. Thanks to the internet and the technology of today, they are able to share with you some of their favorite dance tracks, including new and all-time favorites alike. Since leaving UVM, the founders of MMIBTY have spread their wings which landed them in various locations around the country, including Boston, Denver, and VT. Beyond that, the boys have writers located in Chicago and New York City. And hey, if you want a presence in your city please do not hesitate to reach out!
500 Ways to Make a Yoga Mat Sandwich The controversial “yoga mat” chemical used to make Subway sandwich bread has been discovered in nearly 500 items and more than 130 brands of bread, stuffing, pre-made sandwiches and snacks, according to an analysis by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). EWG researchers found azodicarbonamide (ADA), an industrial chemical foaming agent, in many well-known brands, including: Pillsbury, Sara Lee, Shoprite, Safeway, Smucker’s, Fleischman’s, Jimmy Dean, Kroger, Little Debbie, Tyson, Nature’s Own and Wonder, according to ingredient data obtained for a new food database project due out later this year. ADA is a synthetic substance used by plastics makers to generate tiny bubbles that make materials light, spongy and strong. These materials show up in flip-flops, yoga mats and many types of foam packing and insulation. It was gathered before mid-February and represents a snapshot of ADA foods on the market.
How to tie a Turk's Head Uses: The Turk's Head (ABOK # 1303 - 5, p 232) is widely used as a slide, or woggle, for scout's scarves. Tying it: The Turk's Head is usually tied around the hand. For the demonstration here, the braiding was performed round a piece of wood and the work was rotated as the braiding advanced. 100 Ways to Discover and Enjoy Music UPDATE 12/10/13: We’ve released a follow-up to this post with 100 More Ways to Discover and Enjoy Music. Prepare yourself for another dose of Monday roundup madness! It’s time for another crazily comprehensive, yet carefully curated, look at an entire industry–the music industry to be specific.