Freebie: Printable Perpetual Calendar

When I couldn’t find a calendar I really liked for my new office, I decided to design my own. I used a perpetual calendar format so that I could just create it once and use it year after year. In my office, I put up the current date and then the next two days, each in their own cork board square.

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Create A Photoshop Action For Screenshots

The other day I was writing a roundup style post here on MIB that required a bunch of screenshots. I was capturing the shots, bringing them into Photoshop, then tediously editing each individual one. It didn’t take me long to realized I was wasting a lot of time. A commodity which us designers never seem to have enough of.

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10 Cool Tweeple in the Design Community

Hopefully my list of people to follow from the design community will be helpful to you. I choose those folks that I’ve found to be active, knowledgeable and helpful. Before we get started, it’s required that I shamelessly promote my own account :) So if you have an account, please consider adding me to your follow list: http://twitter.com/myinkblog/

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5 Reasons to Use SilverStripe For Your Next CMS

I know from personal experience that when I begin a web project it’s so easy to choose a Content Management System (CMS) that I’m already familiar with. Even more so, it’s easy for me to reach for the popular choice that’s already well established. Recently, I’ve had a chance to give SilverStripe a test drive.

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23 Great Apparel Related Design Articles

We’ve gathered 23 of the best apparel related design articles so you can find everything in one place. These articles can serve as sources of inspiration, tutorials, and apparel related resources centered on design. This post was put together with a bookmark in mind.

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MyInkBlog Flickr Group Showcase IV

I’m always perplexed at how fast time slips by. This is already the fourth installment of the MyInkBlog Flickr Group Showcase. The artwork in this showcase is more inspiring than ever. If you would like to be a part of the next one, please consider joining the group. Enjoy!

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A Discussion On Web Maintenance Contracts

The issue of how to handle a web maintenance contract has always puzzled me. I’m constantly rethinking how I should do things. Throughout my many efforts, I’ve tried to set up hourly and per project contracts. So which is better?

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MyInkTrail: Best of the Web, December 2008

This is my biggest MyInkTrail compilation thus far. I found so many helpful posts this month, I actually could have added even more. I hope you find this list as useful as I did. Take a look.

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Creative Fliers Inspiration: Miscellaneous

I’ve decided to combine the last two genres into one mix/miscellaneous category. In this post you will find fantastic examples of fliers and posters. Be sure to check out how color and type can effect mood. A lot of these have really cool background design elements. Below is the inspiration, I hope you enjoy.

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Creative Fliers Inspiration: Hip Hop & RnB

Another awesome grouping of flyer inspiration for your viewing pleasure. This genre provided a cool mix of colors, retro and urban vibe. I hope you enjoy the compilation that follows!

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Creative Fliers Inspiration: Techno/House

The techno/house genre proved to be quite rewarding. The awesome examples and inspiration are almost limitless. Check out the awesome roundup that follows, and be inspired for your next project.

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Interviewed on Colorburned + Site Update

I’m honored to have gotten interviewed by Grant from over at Colorburned this week. His questions cover the gamut from blogging to my workspace. While your over there, make sure to check out Grant’s blog. It continues to grow and impress, as he churns out cool vectors, interviews and tutorials.

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