AUGUST is BACK to (Design) SCHOOL This month's topic is all about learning! And, as usual our readers have all joined in with some rather wonderful insights into the way they learn, favorite training resources, and keeping a sharply honed edge on graphic design and communication arts. ... grab your best and then share your creations with DTG readers and win a prize! AUGUST is brought to you by the colors GREEN for education
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3D Photo gallery without Flash?

If you're looking for more robust photo galleries for the web, maybe you need a 3D photo gallery. But maybe you just haven't had the time to learn Flash well enough to take the plunge. While we don't like, nor recommend Flash photo galleries, if you insist, this will make your life easier. February 17, 2011

Frame it with LightFrame

Digital camera users and graphic designers might want to take a spin in this new set of tools from Corner-A. This new version of LightFrame offers new tools: text tool, sprite layers, crop & resize, as well as brings new resources and built-in presets to make in even easier to build an unique frame. February 16, 2011

Connecting Your TV to the Internet

Do you want to stream movies or download music to your home TV? You'll have a lot of options to consider when choosing the right equipment for your family's needs (Apple TV, Google TV, and Roku to name a few). Here'ya go February 16, 2011

Fall in love with Flickr - again

Do you use Flickr? Would you like the experience to be easier? Flickery is a unique desktop flickr client for Mac OS X 10.5 which combines the flickr photo-community with the ease-of-use and elegance of Mac OS X. February 15, 2011

Can Government Prevent a DDoS Attack

Will Hogan sent in information surrounding this issue, and I believe it's one of the most serious problems facing society today. Regardless of other 'important' world developments on the scene -- don't forget: all countries are hugely dependant on their digital infrastructure. Pass this along. February 15, 2011

In search of Martin Luther King Jr.

Each year, we like to focus on achievements in the visual communications world in celebration of Black History Month. This year we're taking a little different approach in a quest to find creative expressions of Martin Luther King Jr. We've also updated the whole series of pages about Black designers and artists in the world ... February 14, 2011

Illustrator WOW

With the latest incarnation of The Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book, I see a lot of familiar visuals and tutorials -- and a whole slew of new ones. Over the years, I've spent many hours reading these books. I cannot say how many times I've recommended this book and Sharon Steuer's enlightened training! February 14, 2011

Marketing Update : 1102-14

Rolling well into the first quarter, you're headed for the "winter doldrums" ... you want to be ready
* Strategy First When Integrating Social Media and Direct Marketing
* The ROI of Real-Time Marketing and PR
* An Alternative to Procurement
* The Art of the Checkin: From Location to Content to Brand
* 6 Lessons from 5 Companies That Use Social Media
* U.S. Paid Search Budgets Forecast To Rise 15%
* Email Resolutions You Can Keep February 14, 2011

Evolution of Search and its Engines

The first week of February saw a spate of claims and counter-claims traded between Google and Microsoft. At a Bing-sponsored event, Google accused Microsoft of cheating and copying its search results. Greenlight's Adam Bunn, director of SEO, takes a look February 10, 2011

First Friday Creative Tidbits

Okay ... for all creatives involved in visual communications, our First Friday creative tidbits this issue includes : * World class typography projects * What makes an enticing poster? * 7 Predictions for the Creative Community * Gent: Scheppende Stad * Hand-drawn Monograms * and several others. February 4, 2011