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February 13, 2011 - 03:23 | 0 replies

Helmikuu

February 9, 2011 - 06:09 | 1 reply

All these buttons are giving me white hair. First the different tweet buttons and now Facebook Like. It used to be all fine, but all of a sudden a couple of days ago all the Like buttons started to show a count of 8 likes. All. Of. Them. Including the count on all the new blog posts, immediately after being released. Today the count had climbed up to 9, which had...

February 8, 2011 - 20:26 | 1 reply

Am I imagining or are most of these CSS galleries boring? They seem to showcase the same style all over and over again. The same style with certain little tweaks. This sort of colorful hipster corporate style, decorated with big slogans, including neatly balanced colors and made special with adding on something seemingly "fun" and "imaginative". Or are the designers...

February 8, 2011 - 03:30 | 1 reply

One of the best free design resources online is, in my not-so-humble opinion Media Militia. Media Militia gives away tons of brushes and texture packs, and adds in tutorials on how to use all those materials. Check out the posts like this collection of inspirational design or tutorial for vivid lighting illustration on Photoshop. Maybe you find interesting this...

February 7, 2011 - 20:22 | 3 replies

As you may have noticed, Tomato Branch is going through some changes. I'm working on this new layout, which is almost done. As usual little tweaking will occur and there may be some bigger changes still ahead. I'll get back on this new look after I've done some of the tweaking I'm planning to do. So far I've mainly tested the site with Chrome on Snow Leopard (Mac OS...

February 2, 2011 - 20:28 | 0 replies

Someone had asked on Quora for the most important word on the Internet. At first I thought this is a silly question. Then I thought it again and read through what others had answered. The selection was quite wide. Some said it's networking and someone even went for LOL. But I thought the answer should be clear: Communication Communication is what the Internet...

February 2, 2011 - 01:53 | 2 replies

design work life collects art and design inspiration. The blog is updated daily basis. While I'm writing this post the latest inspiration featured is Mrs. Connection, a project based on Craigslist Missed Connections. The site is part of a design studio called Seamless Creative. It's a simple and nicely done blog powered by WordPress, on which the content is...

January 25, 2011 - 20:31 | 0 replies

We Heart It is a community site on which one can create an online album (called as a heart) of inspirational images and videos. The social features include tagging the images and videos and following other users. The site is very simple in many ways: It's layout is clean and focused on the content and the idea of it is not too complicated. For more inspiration,...

January 18, 2011 - 18:59 | 0 replies

This week The site of Tuesday takes a leap to the girly side. No, there's nothing wrong with that. Embrace the girly! Maria's is a photoblog of Maria from Stockholm, Sweden. Her style is that washed light which makes her photos look a tad old, like taken in passed years with a cheap film camera. Maria also makes and shares stuff you can print and use and she sells...

January 11, 2011 - 17:37 | 0 replies

I was never a Dawson's Creek fan. Actually I never really watched it. Sometimes I tried to, but I never got it. But I know the show existed and I even "know" some of the characters. Including the ever annoying Dawson (James Van Der Beek). If from nothing else, I would know the face of crying Dawson. It has became an Internet phenomenon. It's so popular that using it...