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Can Web Design Be Green?

February 15, 2007
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Can Web Design Be Green?

The truth is global warming is a fact. Beyond driving less, recycling, etc can web design and its designers do more to be green? BlueFur.com says yes. Rising Phoenix Design has a lot of information on how dark web colors optimize computer screen power usage. Altiustutasarim.com has some tips on how web designers can be more green. Eirbyte in Ireland...

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To Spec or Not To Spec? That is the question.

February 14, 2007
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To Spec or Not To Spec? That is the question.

At some point in every creative person’s career, the question of taking on spec work is contemplated. Creative industries from photography to design all seem to agree that generally it’s not a great idea. For most students “real world experience” is the hook used to lure folks towards it along with a (usually hallow) carrot of “I’ve got more...

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The game of Chinese whispers makes all sites Greek to us

February 13, 2007
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The game of Chinese whispers makes all sites Greek to us

In the past, I’ve worked on a few projects where there were quite a few layers between myself as copywriter, and the designer(s) of a site. For some reason, many think that as long as the site structure or copy inventory is passed along to the writer everything will be fine. But there are problems that ensue when a...

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