Dezign Matterz

Dezign Matterz
Dezign Matterz

Hilarious. This rainy Saturday while waiting to wake up, I stopped by FB to see what was happening. Two of my friends favourited (liked?) severals photos in Mia Pallas’ album, and the one that struck me as wickedly funny was titled: Just when you thought your Life Sucked…

Dezign Matterz - Life sucks

To see if your life is suckie lately too, check it out.

Anyway… While I was at Mia’s FB page, I checked out her bits. Not too shabby. And there was enough going on to get me off my butt to write a rare post on DWB.

Web: Dezign Matterz
Tumblr: Miazoe
Youtube: VEGAGIRL5
Facebook: Mia.pallas

Welcome to DezignMatterz, where Design Matters a great deal.

The overall focus of this site is to feature & bring you all things pertaining to Web & Design.

You are invited to tune in for the latest Inspiration & Design news and articles on some of the best Web Designers inhabiting & recreating the www. As well as the latest featured articles on all of the New Up & Coming Artists who are emerging in the cyber sphere; with features on some of the most Incendiary Photographers, the Arts & Media News.

Tune in to meet the Webs Best of the Best. Lets Rock & Roll & Rock the Code!

Enjoy your stay.

Ok. A bit corny. But even I was that sweet age once…

Dezign Matterz is broken up into inspiration, photography, typography, and web design. Clicking on each link fakes you into thinking you are seeing the home page over and over again. But you are not. So while it’d be great for Mia to add code to bounce us to the real goodies, just be patient and scroll down.

If I were to bookmark posts from Dezign Matterz, I’d go with: Exploring the World of Caricature Art (inspiration), Exceptional Photo Manipulation Photography (photography), Custom Fonts Without Writing Script (typography), and Fully Customizable Contact Forms without Script! (web design).

Enjoy…

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FREE Course: How to Succeed as a Creative Professional

FREE
How to Succeed as a Creative Professional

Just this week my buddy Mark McGuinness sent over a fabulous free offer, his new course: The Creative Pathfinder.

You might remember Mark from his ebook, Time Management for Creative People. Kudos to Mark as a mention of his ebook made it to Mashable as well: 10 Essential Free E-Books for Web Designers.

If you are interested in his course, keep on reading…

FREE Course on How to Succeed as a Creative Professional

If you’d like to inject some inspiration and momentum into your creative career, feel free to enrol on my new course: The Creative Pathfinder.

It’s a 25-week programme designed to equip you with the creative and professional skills you need to succeed in your chosen career path – whether you’re an employee, freelancer or creative entrepreneur.

Things you’ll learn include:

  • why following your heart makes sound business sense
  • the four most powerful types of creative thinking
  • how to handle a creative block – when you’re supposed to be the creative pro
  • why opportunities just land in some people’s lap (and how you can be one of them)
  • the most effective ways to make a living from your creativity
  • why having a resume could handicap your career
  • how to turn your website into a magnet for new business and career opportunities
  • the weird and profitable properties of intellectual property
  • how to sell without selling out
  • what to do with all the money you earn
  • why other people seem so weird – and what to do about it
  • how to succeed in the face of overwhelming odds

Every week, you’ll receive a new lesson via e-mail, containing:

  • An article explaining the what, why and how of the topic
  • A practical worksheet for you to download and complete
  • Links to additional resources (articles, books, e-books etc — most of which are free)

And it won’t cost you a penny. Sign-up on the enrolment page and you will receive the entire course of 25 lessons for free.

Since I launched The Creative Pathfinder on Lateral Action last week, over 1,200 students have signed up. It would be great if you could join us on the journey

Mark McGuinness
Lateral Action | Wishful Thinking | twitter @markmcguinness

Enjoy…

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Design Currency: Icograda Design Week in Vancouver

Design Week Vancouver
Design Currency

Mark Busse BA MGDC: Design Currency is not your father’s design conference.

Icograda Design Week in Vancouver 2010 is a pan-disciplinary conference featuring some of world’s foremost experts from various design disciplines. The theme of “design currency” is a challenge to all who attend, as the speakers intend to challenge paradigms and shatter assumptions about what design is.

This event will not merely be design stars on stage showing off their portfolios, but rather an exploration of craftsmanship, clarity, functionality, social contribution, sustainability, beauty and results, all with the intent to reshape our understanding of the value of design and its impact on communication, culture, and commerce.

Read more about what Mark has to say in his article: Icograda’s Design Week Vancouver 2010

Enjoy…

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Design Week Vancouver: Call for Nominations

Design Week Vancouver
Design Week Vancouver

Call for nominations for a “next generation” speaker

Hi all. Design Week Vancouver would like your help. They have a fabulous list of speakers arranged, but would like your opinion on just one more:

Let us know a person you’d like to nominate who is under 30 and would do a great job at representing the ‘next generation voice’. We can’t promise anything, but we’ll do our best to bring them to our stage in Vancouver.

Enjoy…

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