Then Comes the Look

With the brief and goals established and the tools selected, it’s time to start making some decisions about how it will all work and because this is a design portfolio site, how it will look. Where to start? With sketches of course! Lots and lots of sketches. Before I returned to school to brush up…   Read On

You’re Going to Need These

Picking the right tools for the job.

The last time I was heavily involved (other than the last year) with web design was 2004. In terms of workflow, tech and layout, 2004 might as well be a hundred years ago. So much has changed. Flash (for all intents and purposes) is dead. HTML5 is the new hotness. CSS, with the CSS3 specification,…   Read On

You Want to See My What?!

Building my first portfolio.

Portfolios. They are a showcase. A roadmap that shows where you’ve been. A catalog of accomplishment and skill. And every designer needs one. Right? So how is it that I find myself a designer of 15 years and I am just now putting the finishing touches on mine? Regardless of how I got here, I…   Read On