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First Look: SimplSend UI Concept.
My personal favorites when it comes to file sharing are Google Drive and Dropbox (how original ;-). I’ve also completed tasks via other methods including proprietary software, and popular business solutions like Hightail (formerly YouSendIt), and BaseCamp. However, I’ve come to realize that they aren’t the “perfect” solution in every situation. And as a contractor, there are numerous occasions […] Read more – ‘First Look: SimplSend UI Concept.’.
How to Make a Donut Chart.
The question came up via Quora: “I’ve read that using a donut chart throws off the proportion of a pie chart, but also that they can be an acceptable way of showing information. If it’s acceptable, when would it be and how would you properly construct one?” So I posted this answer: I’m not sure why […] Read more – ‘How to Make a Donut Chart.’.
When Lorem Ipsum Doesn’t Work.
Lorem Ipsum is dummy text originally created by the printing & typesetting industry. It has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. But is it losing its effectiveness? Probably. Take a look at the history […] Read more – ‘When Lorem Ipsum Doesn’t Work.’.
Quickly & Clearly: Charted Progress.
Tables present lists of essential information in column format. When planning any written form of communication, data summaries may take the form of text, tables or figures.  Most writers are familiar with textual data summaries and this is often the best way to communicate simple results.  But if the data is too complicated to be described adequately […] Read more – ‘Quickly & Clearly: Charted Progress.’.
The Real Estate Feature Sheet Template.
The feature sheet contains information about the home, lays out special amenities of the home and neighborhood, and provides the listing agent’s contact information. It’s a capsule of the home and area’s best qualities in an easy-to-read format that buyers can compare with sheets from other properties as they make one of life’s biggest decisions. This […] Read more – ‘The Real Estate Feature Sheet Template.’.
Ideas on Paper: 10 Best Wireframe Printables.
When you’re designing a presentation, client proposal, product or service demonstration – or planning a website or a mobile app: sketching and wire framing are great ways to quickly visualize the process. Even when you’re hiring someone to execute the project, thinking of things like the placement of major layout elements early on in a […] Read more – ‘Ideas on Paper: 10 Best Wireframe Printables.’.
2013 Sneak Peak: User Interface Design.
A few weeks ago, I was trying to figure out how I would present my take on user interface design: like infographics, it’s a matter of solving a problem of content understanding and arrangement. There was no obvious solution in terms of creating a full story that would hopefully capture the spirit of bold minimalism. […] Read more – ‘2013 Sneak Peak: User Interface Design.’.