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Feb 27

Inspiring patterns from Verner Panton

18 comments 2009 at 06.01 pm posted by Veerle Pieters

Verner Panton, considered to be the most influential Danish furniture and interior designer of the 20th century has also created some very inspiring patterns during his career. You know by now that I have a healthy interest in patterns to analyze them and trying to come up with new ideas.

Feb 18

Drawing a coil in Illustrator

13 comments 2009 at 04.53 pm posted by Veerle Pieters

Today’s post is a brief one because the past week and the coming weeks are just so busy for me I can’t find the time to write a more extended article. Still, I hope some of you will find what I share is valuable.

Feb 10

Simple scalable CSS based breadcrumbs

56 comments 2009 at 03.42 pm posted by Veerle Pieters

A few days ago I was implementing breadcrumbs in a website I’m working on. Not that I sincerely believe every site needs this, but on some occasions and to some users breadcrumbs are practical. Anyhow, it gave me the idea to write an article about it because it’s been a while since I last wrote about anything CSS-related. The one I’ll share with you is a very simple one. It uses only one simple graphic. The rest is basic CSS styling with an unordered list as HTML code.

Feb 03

ColorMunki Design Review

18 comments 2009 at 08.17 pm posted by Veerle Pieters

Color management, it sounds complicated and technical and it is one of the most difficult aspects of graphic design. Getting color right early in the workflow, and keeping it right to the end, is increasingly critical. It is not easy to get color right across all media and as a designer we deal with this almost daily. Consistency at every step of the workflow—from capture to computer screen to ink on paper can be though when each camera, scanner, and printer records or outputs colors a bit differently.

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