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Design Department continues...

Design is the cornerstone of this web site, and for over 20 years DTG has focused on the techniques for creating great design including: logos, layout, typography, desktop publishing, Quark XPress, Adobe InDesign, PageMaker, Serif, and historic encounters with some of the leading designers in the world ... the Design Center's DTG Magazine Archives Index June 11, 2009

PHOTOGRAPHICS Continues...

PHOTOGRAPHICS brings focus to everything surrounding photography, digital cameras, digital photographs, stock photography, photo products, online photo and camera resources, tips, tricks, and techniques. Post your web site or photography samples for possible review and a visit from our readers ... and continue enjoying the Photographics Department June 11, 2009

Who will own the internet?

It's hard to believe that in a short fifteen years or so the internet has grown so ubiquitous that the majority of the world truly believes it's 'just there.' The internet is rapidly approaching a turning point. What's at stake? The difference between right and wrong. June 11, 2009

Google Apps: The Missing Manual

Sooner or later, you'll want to learn Google Apps, which includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and other office productivity programs, now poses serious competition to Microsoft Office's dominant position on business desktop applications June 1, 2009

Business Department continues on the next page

THE BUSINESS DEPARTMENT focuses on business management for graphic designers and creatives, including: management, marketing, promotion, accounting, bidding, legal issues, copyright and operating your creative business for maximum profitability. Continue reading past business articles at www.graphic-design.com/DTG/Business/ May 16, 2009

Web Design and Review

The Design Center's WEB department began in the early 1990s as an adjunct to Fred Showker's "Web Design" seminars syndicated by DGEF and hosted at Macworld. Who would have known that the first "Ten Deadly Sins of Web Design" would be replicated thousands of times across the internet. Archives of past articles can be found in the Web Design & Review May 11, 2009

Anonymity vs. Accountability

I was compelled to write a letter to the editor of Technology Review for their article seemingly in favor of new anonymity technology. May 10, 2009

Twenty Years of Typography & Fonts

The Design Center's Typography department is nearly 20 years old, and has been an integral part of DT&G for over 20 years. We love typography, fonts, letterforms, calligraphy; and have coveted fonts back as far as 1969. Archives of past articles can be found in the Typography Department May 7, 2009

Change is coming

The question is: will it be good change or otherwise. ICANN Board Member Joins FCC Transition Team November 16, 2008

Web Wars: Russia vs. Georgia

Botnets are now employed in waging war. The question is, what does the U.S. intend to do about it? August 17, 2008