Found out something new about myself this week. Apparently my brain isn’t capable of doing writing and visual design at the same time. I’m glad I spent quite some time with Photoshop and my camera this week though. On a side note: broke a personal sleep record while visiting parents for Thanksgiving: slept total of 33 hours in a two day period. Yes, that’s 33 out of 48.
Victors’ History – Victors’ stories are inspirational. However we need to think objectively if their winning formulas suit our own paths, so we don’t blindly follow.
Working for International Web Standards – Steven writes a very good article on the awareness when designing for international audience. His article was prompted by Henny Swan’s. The example he used happens to be on China, a country I’m quite familiar with.
What They Forgot to Mention During Economics 101 – It’s tempting to BUY, and buy more with all the marketing these days. I suspect smart people only buy what they need, instead of want. Some good points made in this article, despite the tone.
For those of you who don’t know what Tumblr is, it’s a mini blog platform, for short, mixed media type of blogs. Today I’d like to share my favorite T blogs, all two of them.
anyways.us – by talented designer Aja West. Some of the weekly findings I’ve posted in the past were found on her tumblelog. She posts about design, humor, photography, writing, and many other interesting things in life. Basically, a much more glorified and more entertaining stuff than what I post here every Friday.