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Font Preventive Maintenance

Smasher 2, brings Macintosh users automatic preventive font maintenance, previewing and font integrity verification. Smasher works unattended to eliminate corruption of font caches and temporary files so fonts always appear and print correctly. May 28, 2011

Give your text some Soap

Text editing is, or should be, an integral part of any designer's skill, particularly when it comes to jobs with lots of text. Setting up your text to import into a DTP program makes things go so much smoother. The problem is, you never know what you're going to get ... but try a little soap! May 27, 2011

Time to Consider Rebranding?

Is it time for an update? Does your brand need a facelift? Take care and plan ahead -- take the advice of web design specialist Wes Towers writing about one of your most powerful marketing tools : your brand -- May 27, 2011

Reliable Syncing for Mac

Everyone needs a syncing tool for their computer and other devices. And you shouldn't be forced to use the cloud! DropSync a fast, reliable syncing tool for the Mac now promises to make it easy to keep folders in sync between computers, hard drives and remote servers May 27, 2011

Make my day: Clean My Mac

Nothing worse than a dirty Mac. Seriously, your Mac has all kinds of gremlins in there that you don't even know about -- which could eventually screw things up royally! Time to clean up your act! May 26, 2011

CHICAGO DESIGN WEEK

The most unique design event of its kind will take place from Monday June 6 to Friday June 10 when the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) hosts its 2nd Annual Chicago Design Week. May 26, 2011

Account Forecasting in Balance

This is for the freelancers out there. Sometimes a large business package is not what you need -- and you get bogged down trying to make it work. Mindwarp Consultancy has rolled out "Balance Guide", providing quick ongoing forecasting for less demanding accounting. May 25, 2011

Burn it again, Mac

We've told you many times about BurnAgain. Mine stopped working when Leopard came along, and it wasn't until I upgraded that I could take advantage of the new powers. This new version is a free update of the intuitive CD/DVD multisession burning utility for Mac OS X. May 24, 2011

June Brides meet Photoshop

Now it's time to tie the chains, look at shiney objects, and just love for all those beautiful June brides -- with a little Photoshop editing actions, of course! Follow along as Photoshop Madness picks the good stuff out of a sea of junk! May 24, 2011

Creative Tidbits : Obama Logo, Zapf, degrees and more

In this edition of Creative Tidbits, we check out [] The Story Behind Zapf Chancery; [] a design student memorium mural; [] Obama's 2012 Logo (Now with More Serifs); [] the best Art Degrees; and [] some Razzle Dazzle illustration you've seen before ... from in and around the graphic arts and creative visual arts scene May 23, 2011