On Design


Selecting Typography Using OS X’ Preview

I set out to using free, open-source web fonts for a par­tic­u­lar project lately. I’ve had book­marked some arti­cles a while back with some pretty cool com­bi­na­tions that will help the Design process move a long a bit faster. To name a few:

In those arti­cles where screen­shots of sam­ple com­bi­na­tions. I just saved them to my local drive for com­par­i­son. If you don’t have Adobe Light­room (for its Sur­vey or Com­pare views) or Adobe Bridge (for its Thumb­nail view) but are on OS X, you can use Pre­view to com­pare the stills.

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Responsive Web Design Process

As I’ve said recently, there has been a surge of #RWD­process insights.

Just an overview, as I was review­ing my notes from years ago, led me to the same con­cepts that was shared by the web com­mu­nity. Here’s some visu­als from Pon Kattera…

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KD Vs from Nike iD

I was this close “>” to get­ting them Air Jor­dan XI “Play­offs” aka. BREDs dur­ing yesterday’s release by Nike. But, no cookie for me. It would’ve been my very first Js. For real.

I never got into the AJ game as I couldn’t afford it going to school. That, and Js won’t do well in Track & Field, and Base­ball. As for Bas­ket­ball back in High School & Col­lege, I think the most expen­sive shoes I’ve worn were them CB34s haha. The price just didn’t jus­tify what I was into dur­ing the time; or what I needed more of. A wise friend told me once, try­ing to put things into per­spec­tive cost-wise, “you know how many Del Taco soft tacos you can get with that?“1 =)

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  1. Thanks Juan for mak­ing a great point lol []