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WordPress 3.0 “Thelonious”

WordPress 3.0, the thirteenth major release of WordPress and the culmination of half a year of work by 218 contributors, is now available for download (or upgrade within your dashboard). Developers and network admins will appreciate the long-awaited merge of MU and WordPress, creating the new multi-site functionality…


WordPress Plugin Recommendations

WordPress has 9,992 plugins (at the time of this post) available on their Plugin Directory. I use an average amount of plugins for my client sites and personal sites, usually it varies per site. Part of my daily routine is to check out the 1000′s…


CSSEdit 2.6

Because of CSSEdit’s unique focus on style sheets, it offers a wide range of features for any level of expertise. Starting out? Selector Builder and advanced visual editors will gradually help you understand CSS instead of dumbing you down. For anyone well-versed in CSS, the…

Web Designer Magazine portfolio article

I recently had a chance to submit my web design portfolio to a very well known and well designed magazine called Web Designer Magazine. A couple a months ago I recieved an email from them saying I got accepted. I was thrilled and super excited….

TweetDeck for iPad

The design and UI is amazing and should lead the charge for both free and paid iPad twitter apps. You can find out more at tweetdeck.com

Personal Re-brand for 2010

I was recently working on my logo for Brisk Studios and I was having trouble and was tired of my current “brand”. I wanted something fresh and bold. Something that would be to spread across all the branding types of media like business cards, website,…


FREE WordPress Theme – Squared 2

I’m happy to announce today for download the release of my first custom WordPress theme called Squared 2!  It still has some little minor things including no support for IE, but I’ll let the the wordpress dev’s take care of changing that. You can see…

Custom Photography Blogs

Custom Photography Blogs is going live on Aug. 31st and I can’t wait  to proudly announce it on Monday. CPB is started by Jane Johnson who is a creative and passionate photographer who knows that every photographer wants their own person blog that they can…


Open Apps on Startup

If you frequently listen to music, surf the web, get your email, or chat with friends, you may want your computer to open those applications every time you start up. On a Mac, it’s simple to do. Select System Preferences from the Apple menu, then:…

Are You Pushing Me?

Part of my passion for design is being challenged and pushed beyond my current abilities, whether it’s in design, coding, or typography. I think we’re at our best when we’re inspired by a challenge or stretching. There are several influences in my life to that…

The Life Blood of My Design

Picture this: Your driving along the coast on a warm summer’s evening, windows down, and fresh air blowing on your face. You turn a corner and the most beautiful golden sunset hits your eyes. What do you do? You stop to fill your mind and…

Best of the Links #3

Week 2 of my favorite links from around the web. Be sure to check them out. 1. Patternhead 2. 110+ Awesome Resources for Popular Adobe Products | Spoonfed Design 3. 101 High Quality CSS And XHTML Free Templates And Layouts: Part 1 | 1stwebdesigner 4….

Best of the Links #2

Week 2 of my favorite links from around the web. Be sure to check them out. 1. jQuery Plugin: Scroll to Top 2. 10 Tips for Working With Clients Remotely: Part 1 3. Diving into PHP by Nettuts 4. WP sIFR wordpress plugin for custom fonts 5. 100 Free Useful…

Best of the Links #1

Week 1 of my favorite links from around the web. Be sure to check them out. 1. The Ultimate Collection Of Photoshop Custom Shapes | Smashing Magazine 2. The Simple DVD Ripper for Macs | Ripit 3. Dynamic Content Gallery V2 | Studiograsshopper 4. Freebie…

Amazing & High Quality PS Brushes

152 Hand picked Photoshop brushes. 1. Burnt Negatives Brushes 2. Stars 3. Unreal Brushes 4. Border & Corner Brushes 5. Grunge Brush 6. Phobia Brushes 7. Border-Corner-Frame 8. Grungey Lines 9. Grunge Stroke Brushes 10. Halftone brushes 11. Halftone 2 brushes 12. Risingsun Brushes 13….