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2005 Design Competitions Awards and Deadlines

Here is the most complete list you will ever find for Design Competitions, Awards, and Deadlines. Over 56 competitions to make you happy (or sad). Here’s the link for the full list: you have any corrections or extra competitions, please just leave a comment and I’ll add it to the list. (The comments box …

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how to search for dramatic photos

I’m designing a brochure for KRT Campus, and I was looking for some dramatic images. Normally, you’d do a search for: drama, dramatic, powerful, happy, sad, joyful, and all those other words in the thesaurus. But here’s a trick… look for the verbs that play out those adjectives. The two best ones were: cry and …

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Aladdin DropZip and Fonts

If you are using a new version of DropZip (i’ve been using 8.0)… Let’s say you compress a bunch of files with fonts in it. When you go to uncompress the files, the fonts will be zero k. But if you use an older version of DropZip (i’ve got 5.5)… the fonts will not become …

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Ravenswood for Peace handouts

About once every month, the Ravenswood for Peace stands outside the Western Brown Line stop in the morning giving handouts concerning current political situations. The women are nice older ladies with gray hair that are always so happy to spreading their political views–of which I mostly agree on. Although today’s handout entitled “The Federal Budget …

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Mr. T’s birthday

Today is the birthday of Mr. T. (May 21, 1952) Happy Birthday, foo!

notification emails improved

I’m happy to announce that now when you add a comment and click the “Notify me when someone replies to this post” box, the notification emails you recieve will now have the body of the comment. Hooray! It was a tough hack to add to the program, but it is well worth it. Before, if …

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breakfast burrito chronicles

The quest with Headliners (my work’s cafeteria in the Tribune Tower) and their elusive breakfast burrito: 8/18: MONDAY the first email to Headliners: I haven’t seen the breakfast burritos in awhile. Do they make regular appearances? All I ever seem to see are those egg croissant things. The breakfast burrito is far superior. If you …

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Guinness World Records sheet

Ohmigosh. What can I say when I got the chance to design the sheet for the new syndicated Guinness World Records newspaper column? I had visions of the world’s heaviest twins sitting on their motorcycles, the dude with the longest fingernails, the man with a kazillion cigarettes in his mouth. Unfortunately, I learned that many …

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