Web Design Foundations

When we talk about Design School, today there are many, many choices in education, learning and training. But the field of web design is relatively new. It took the education industry a good ten years to embrace web design as a formal subject. On the very leading edge of web design training was a friend and author who saw the writing on the wall. We're pleased to bring you this 1996 article by Joe Gillespie -- which proves the more things change, the more they stay the same! July 29, 2011

Designing with Paper

Part of your 'Design School' training should include the use of paper as a design element for both its texture and color. You can begin with this article, another insightful piece from Andrea Alstad! Designing with paper can do a lot more than you might suspect! July 28, 2011

HTML5 Animation Builder

HTML5 has been widely lauded as the future of the web due to its performance, accessibility, and ability to run on smartphones, but no designer-friendly authoring tools have existed until Hype. July 28, 2011

Best Digital Signature

As we move to a more digital world, even lawyers and accountants have embraced digital paper like PDF and others. Yet, any legal document is only as good as its signatures. For your contracts, NDRs, model releases, and even receipts and purchase orders, digital signature software is a must! July 25, 2011

Video Surveillance App for iPhone

Are you paranoid about your office, studio or home? Do you keep valuable info or equipment in your office or studio? EyeSeeU for iPhone (also available on iPad) knows that security video surveillance is only useful if users are able to watch it. . . July 22, 2011

HDR for Mac OS X

DR (high dynamic range) photography is a growing trend in photography these days. Now, the award winning HDRtist Pro software for the Mac has been upgraded, and is better than ever! July 21, 2011

Folders on the side

SideFolders hides itself on the left or right side of the screen and pops up when the user moves their mouse to the edge of the screen, giving them instant access to all their files and folders. Besides showing all devices and favorite places, the user can add files and folders so they can be accessed instantly as well as access to files they recently worked with or downloaded. July 19, 2011

Vintage Photo Effects

VintageScene 2.0 is an update to the professional level retro photography app for Mac OS X. Offering powerful features, great workflow, and gorgeous results, VintageScene is the premier app for converting new photographs into retro, aged, and vintage style effects. Version 2.0 adds new user interface as well as a new effect called Faded Time. This effect recreates a photograph that has been faded and severely weathered. July 18, 2011

Video Conversion made Easy

VidConvert is a video converter designed to make converting your videos simple and easy. VidConvert will convert just about any type of video into one of the many popular formats of today. July 15, 2011

Legislation To Combat Design Piracy

Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) reintroduced the Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act. This bipartisan legislation provides copyright protections to fashion designs. July 14, 2011