This new flood map, made by John Keefe, Steven Melendez and Louise Ma, was built with and served by Mapbox & Open Street Maps. The side-by-side comparison is a great and informative way of illustrating how the FEMA map has been updated to show the new flood zones.
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WPMU DEV has released an updated version of their Chat plugin, Chat 2.0. The developers claim this is “a massive update of the plugin.” Source: wpmu.org (Holtermann Design has not tried this plugin and is not affiliated with wpmu.org) Among what’s included in Chat 2.0: Sleek redesign of chat UI. More settings to control the [...]
Every design project requires suitable fonts, a must in every ‘revolutionary’ tool kit. Graffiti fonts can be of inspiration and use when unrestrained imagination is needed. For those who want to use some graffiti fonts in your next project, urbanfonts might have what you need. Scroll down to see a selection of graffiti fonts. For [...]
We’ve all seen it. For some time now, #Facebook #users #have #been #using #hashtags, even in posts that didn’t originate on Twitter or Instagram or other hashtag-able media. Currently, hashtags have no function on Facebook, but that’s about to change. Facebook is introducing hashtags to identify topics being discussed and allow users to search for [...]
According to a new study released today by Adobe, marketers are missing a powerful opportunity to engage with consumers and deliver personalized experiences that drive brand affinity. The State of Online Advertising asked consumers and marketers in seven countries across the United States, Asia-Pacific and Europe and exposes new insights into the effectiveness of online marketing. [...]
Hamar Kunstforening presents: Unni Askeland “Memories & Other Narratives Hamar Kunstforening Kirkegaten 12 Hamar June 12–30, 2013 Opening reception Wednesday, June 12, at 5PM During the Flagstadfestival, Thursday, June 13 – Sunday, June 16, the exhibit is open from noon till 6pm. After the festival, the exhibit is open Thursdays 3–6PM; Saturdays noon–4PM; Sundays [...]
Photography by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen The lighthouses have been there for decades, leading voyagers through the treacherous passages of coastal Norway. Their lights have saved many a sailor lost in night and fog. This exhibition is a tribute to the people who dedicated their lives to keeping lamps clean and lights shining. The lighthouse keepers – [...]
As part of Vivid Sydney 2013, Spinifex Group transformed the Sydney Opera House’s sails into a magical canvas. This incredible 3D light projection segment showed a pinball machine game taking place.
Complexity in design isn’t everyone’s cup of tea and often – and as the old adage goes – less is more. via wpmu.org If you’re like me and clean lines make me go weak at the knees, you appreciate stripped back, clean themes that allow your content to shine, without all the unnecessary clutter. I’ve [...]
In addition to choosing colors, matching colors is equally important. The Trend Council is a niche online forecasting service that provides color and trend information to help make decisions for businesses based on analysis by industry leaders. Here are ideas and inspiration from Trend Council’s forecast for top trends in ladies look for Fall-Winter 2014/2015. Click here to see more articles on color trends. [...]
We never get tired of infographic and videos about typography. The latest we came across is Mashable’s A History of Western Typefaces which looks at fonts from 1440, when Johannes Gutenberg invented movable type with the printing press, up to 2011 when Matthew Carter (designer of the Verdana and Georgia fonts) won the National Design Award for lifetime [...]