Apple’s new operating system, OS X Mavericks 10.9 is now available and best of all, upgrade is available for free! There are many small changes made to the new Mail.app but nothing significant. Follow this tutorial to install a complex HTML email signature for Mail 7.0. …Read On ›
Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 is now available. Once again, Apple updated Mail.app with some changes. If you want to create a custom HTML email signature for Mail on Mountain Lion, the HTML coding part remains the same but the installation have changed. Follow this tutorial to create a HTML email signature file and to get it installed into the new version of Mail on Mountain Lion OS X 10.8. …Read On ›
More people are writing and reading emails on the iPhone and iPad today than ever before due to its ever growing populairty. It is no wonder why since it is so easy and convienent to use. The Mail.app on the iPhone and iPad is very similar to the version running on Macs. The Mail.app on iOS can render HTML signatures very well even when designed with remote HTML images but Apple has not provided a simple way to install HTML signatures onto the iPhone/iPad.
To create a visually appealing email si
I have recently written a post about Goal.com’s new logo. The mark was designed by Elmwood for Goal.com. Like many others, I admired the creative use of the TM mark as the soccer ball on the upper right hand corner. It was a wonderful and simple idea. Unfortunately it was almost identical to the logo of PitchWorks, a UK sports equipment company. Perhaps it was just too hard to avoid finding another similar logo due to the logo’s simple design. Were the designers at Elmwood aware of PitchWork’s logo? I personally doubt that they would copy PitchWorks’s logo if they knew about it. It was probably just an unfortunate coincidence. …Read On ›
I have debated about writing this post for quite some time. On my way home from work one day, I saw KingLong Lighting’s ads with design elements that they copied from me on every lamppost. That is when I finally decided to share this story because it is the only way I can turn this into a positive learning experience for myself and for other designers alike. …Read On ›
Since art school, designers are taught similar fundamentals of design and exposed to the similar influences, making it is increasing hard to design something that is completely original in today’s world. With that in mind, it is expected that we would see similar logo designs every now and then. No matter how hard you try to make your design unique and original, someone may have already done something similar. …Read On ›