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User Centered Design in an Unassuming Packaging

Whenever I find designs in everyday objects that went through a rigorous thought process, I do a victory dance inside my head. It fascinates me when a lot of thought has gone through designing things we use everyday. Things that are intuitive enough to go unnoticed. Sometimes when I enter or exit an establishment I… Read This »


Santorini

Imerovigli

I have gazed upon photos of Santorini while growing up, on calendars mostly. We found that the island is more breath taking in real life. Although it’s too hot even for a tropical climate dweller like myself. The sea breeze helps a lot and being surrounded by water and beautiful scenery, beautiful people as well,… Read This »


Eastern Orthodox Monasteries of Meteora

Meteora

After a long day of sitting on the bus and walking around the ruins at Delphi, we finally arrived at the quaint town of Kalabaka where we stayed the night. It is striking to see the monasteries set high on the cliffs called Meteora looking out over the valleys of Thessaly since the fourteenth century…. Read This »


Delphi, an Archaeological Site

Delphi Road Sign

We left Athens on the third day, joining an overnight group tour that would first take us to Delphi. Delphi was thought of by the ancient Greeks as the middle of the entire Earth. Our guide mentioned that Delphi is perhaps best known for the oracle at the sanctuary that was dedicated to Apollo. She… Read This »


Athens, Greece

The Parthenon

Last July 2012 we packed our bags and jumped on a plane bound for Europe. Our first stop was Athens, Greece. The 11.5 hour flight from Singapore with an almost 2 year old baby boy was only broken up by the 7 hour stop over in Doha. Upon arrival in Athens we were warmly greeted… Read This »


Travelling is a great experience

Travelling is a great experience

My mother wrote me a letter a long time ago, while I was a cadet on board the Oil/Bulk/Ore (OBO) Carrier named “HOEGH FOAM”. I was reading it while the ship pitched and rolled somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic ocean when this next line caught my attention, and it never left me. She… Read This »


Tutorial: A quick website mock up in Photoshop using free UI Packs

Wrenched Logo by Prodigal Concepts

I’ve gotten to know some really interesting people from the web because of prodigalconcepts.com and most recently I’ve had the opportunity to be asked to help out vectorfantasy.com to spread the word of their membership drive. Vector Fantasy is a resource website from Romania owned and maintained by Alin Herciu. Being a scavenger of UI… Read This »


Tutorial: Titanic (3D movie) type treatment in Photoshop

The “Titanic” movie was re-issued earlier this year to commemorate the centennial anniversary of RMS Titanic‘s tragic maiden voyage and have been 3D-tized for your viewing pleasure. It also may or may not have anything to do with James Cameron diving in the Mariana Trench for “NatGeo Society” but that’s not really why were here… Read This »


Tutorial: Cork textured download button in Photoshop

If you ever wanted to work with Photoshop Filters and didn’t know where to begin then this is your lucky day. We will use some of Photoshop’s filters to create our very own “Cork textured download button”.


The Creative Cards Project

What is “The Creative Cards Project” The main idea of this project is to create a deck of 54 unique playing cards. Artists and illustrators pick a card each and design it in their own style. When all designs are submitted, the deck is printed in a strictly limited number of copies, which are distributed… Read This »

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