60-Seconds #317 : Goodbye SpamCop

As many of you know I've been an avid spam fighter and anti-spam advocate since the dawn of email. You may remember several articles I've written over the past two decades about SpamCop. Well, with great sadness, in this edition, I bid farewell to Spamcop. November 4, 2014

60 Seconds #311: A Font called Pinto makes a great Happy Easter Card

I got this post to the web site today and had to pass it along. Georg Herold-Wildfellner logged into the Design Center from Vienna Austria and used our contact link to say Happy Easter Graphic-Design! He sent an EASTER card to introduce his new font called * PINTO * ... nice idea, fun font, an email marketing campaign gone RIGHT! April 17, 2014

60-Seconds 307 : 10 Creative Rituals You Should Steal

When I saw the reference to this article in a recent email spam, I had to pause. They used the famous quote from Ben Franklin that I have used in my Creative Layout workshops and seminars since the 1980s. I figured anyone who uses that quote must have something intelligent to say. February 12, 2014

60-Seconds 306: What gave you the inspiration to become a graphic designer

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In my previous 60-Seconds column I explained an event from my youth that inspired me into the graphic design field. I then asked readers what inspired them into the design fields. Some responses tumbled in, and I asked the same question in several of the LinkedIN groups which concentrate on graphic design. I got zero response in two of the groups, but one produced some good stories. Here are just a few selected comments from readers. January 29, 2014

My apology to all our readers

My apologies to all DTG readers who have enjoyed the Publishers's Warehouse and the treasure trove of resources and links there -- but who have found broken links, or links that send them off someplace they didn't expect to go. Unfortunately, there's nothing I can do about other online resources, and we have no real control over other sites that seem legit, but are not. July 27, 2012

A Special Thanks to YOU

This is my holiday message to you all ... and particularly highlighting those who have contributed and supported your Design Center through the 2010 year! Here's recognition and a link to those of you who make it happen ... November 30, 2010

#187 Net Neutrality... or, The Bandwidth Wars

Big changes are afoot in the way the internet works and 'net neutrality' is a conundrum with so much misinformation, confusion and media lip service floating around that no one seems to really know what's going on. Two things are for sure: it is NOT going away, and it IS going to be a media feeding frenzy. July 16, 2006

Pump-n-Dump #2

Here's a follow-up to our January article on the Pump & Dump stock scams now barraging everyone's email boxes ... February 5, 2006