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Using ICC Profiles in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Say you have a gorgeous image in Photoshop. How likely is your printer to give you a result exactly like what you see onscreen? Rafael Concepcion explains how to use printer profiles to tell Photoshop the settings you need for the printer and paper you're using, so you get the precise results you want. May 26, 2012

Why You Need an Adaptive Website

We are currently in the midst of one the biggest software and hardware revolutions we've ever witnessed. Here, Daniel Burrus one of the world's leading technology forecasters and business strategists says it's time to address the mobile revolution May 25, 2012

Publishing Update : Print vs 'E'

eBooks making more and more news, inroads into society, but printed books still rule! Plus more news on the publishing scene:
* Americans reading more e-books on computers than e-readers, phones
* Don't build a paywall, create a velvet rope instead
* At last, they see: E-books 'democratize' publishing
* Six Easy Tweaks for a Sleek, New Design
* E-books: The giant disruption
and more ... May 24, 2012

Web Changes continued ...

As the web changes, so does the demands on the web designer. We continue continue to share essential information for all web designers...
* 10 More Content Ideas To Improve Organic Visibility
* The best way to optimize your mobile site for SEO
* Use visitor intelligence in SEO and marketing
* Signs of linking over-optimization
* 40+ SEO tools of the trade
.. and more May 22, 2012

Facebook Advertising: Should you bother?

Here you go, on the day Facebook goes public, in one of the biggest stock market IPOs in history, we're asking should brands bother with Facebook advertising if 44% of people say they would never click on a sponsored ad? A global survey undertaken by the independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight, reveals 30% of people 'strongly distrust' Facebook with their personal data whilst 44% say they would ‘never’ click on Facebook sponsored ads, all of which indicates Facebook's advertising programme has an upward struggle. It's going to get interesting! May 18, 2012

Publishing Update : Inks and Effects

May continues with the world of design publishing -- here are some essential finds:
* Newspapers: It's not a revenue problem, it's a culture problem
* Limitless power of ultraviolet special effect inks
* The Collapse of Print Advertising in 1 Graph
* Publishers and editors not always on same page
* Industry, digital metamorphosis at midpoint
and more ... May 17, 2012

3D Printing comes to AIA 2012

3D Systems is pioneering 3D Printing! You can create more faster in high definition - communicate your designs in full color -- and they'll be showing it all at the American Institute of Architects' 2012 National Convention and Design Exposition in Washington, DC May 17-19th. May 16, 2012

CREATIVE Tidbits May

Keeping up with the creative flow of things can be quite a task, but if you stick with us, it'll be a breeze. Remember, we invite and welcome your input for the DTG Creative Updates. Here's the latest edition
* Adobe launches Creative Suite 6 with advanced 3D tools, new Creative Cloud
* The Object Poster, the Visual Pun, and 3 Other Ideas That Changed Design
* Stop, Think, Go, Do: How Typography & Graphic Design Influence Behavior
* Fan Fiction Meets Graphic Design in the Groovy Online Subculture
* For A Museum In A Bus, A Logo That Likes To Travel
* Terrorism Gets Creative With Graphic Design
* 100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design #92
* How to Get Started With Infographics
... and more ! May 16, 2012

Web Changes - watch your back, spread the word

As the web changes, so does the demands on the web designer. We continue continue to share essential information for all web designers...
* Untangling Your Mobile Metrics With Better Redirects
* 10 Content Ideas To Improve Organic Visibility
* Get the most out of SEO extension and add-ons
* 6 tips for effective Web copywriting
* Internal linking, the other linking
.. and more May 15, 2012

More great color resources and apps

What’s your favorite color? What color is your car? Do you dream in color? Consciously and subconsciously, colors speak to our brains. But what are they saying? We continue our May quest for color with this next edition of Color Madness May 14, 2012