Every once in awhile I see a Royal Cup Coffee delivery truck rolling down the highway in the DC metro area. And every time I do, I think two things:
Given that I share a name with those beloved purveyors of Macaroni and Cheese Dinner, I was recently surprised to learn that Kraft Foods has launched a new corporate brand. Apparently they are keeping the old-school blue and red logo for certain products (like Mac & Cheese), as a sub-brand, but the company as a whole now has a “modern” logo… modern, in this case, meaning:
I just came across a really good article/tutorial on setting up paid membership on the Drupal cms. I’m excited about developing/designing with Drupal–such an extensive library of features compared to so many other off the shelf CMS’.
Let’s face it. At some point, all of us are going to need to paint something, whether its the interior or exterior of a dwelling, a shed that needs a fresh coat, or a new fence. Sherwin Williams is a company who has been a solid presence in the coatings field since 1866, when it was founded. It has strong name recognition, recognition which is probably generally associated with positive connotations: quality, history, durability.
Sometimes you get a project that gives you no choice but to hit Google for solutions that are as near to perfect for your specific parameters as possible. In this case, I was tasked with designing and developing a special web page for a contest that included a form for collecting user information and contest submissions. The problem, though, was that I had to design the contest page before I had any content to work with, and I inadvertantly painted myself into a corner: I designed the page to be no taller than a certain height, and due to time contstraints, I couldn’t rework the design.
Smashing Magazine has a really great article up detailing “30 Fresh and Inspirational Portfolios with a Twist.” Looks to be some very informative reading. I’m looking forward to digging into it later.