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Creating An Attractive HTML Signature in Apple Mail

UPDATE 10-20-2012: If you are on Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6, continue reading. This tutorial will also work for users on Tiger, OS X 10.4 and Leopard, OS X 10.5. To see the entire list of tutorials that I have written on creating and installing HTML signatures into various mail applications, go to HTML Signature Installation Help.

Since I started freelancing, I wanted my e-mail signature to be a bit more useful and appealing to look at. I wanted something more professional and attractive so people can easily surf to my website through clicking on the e-mail signature link. (Thanks to my design friend, John who showed me how to do this with Apple Mail). …Read On ›

February 24th, 2011 | Tutorial | 190777 Views | 71 Comments ›

Shorter URL links for Twitter

When I first started using Twitter, I felt limited by how much I can write in each post. What made it even harder was when I wanted to share a hyperlink that is very long. Soon, I discovered that there was an easy way to resolve this issue. You can shorten any hyperlinks on some websites. Here is a list of the best 4 websites you can go to get your hyperlinks/URLs shorten. …Read On ›

December 1st, 2010 | Tutorial | 8209 Views | No Comments ›

How To Draw Vector Maps with Adobe Illustrator

Midtown Manhattan Map

Have you ever had the need to create a stylized map to match a certain design and not sure how to create one like a pro? Well I hope this tutorial will help you create your own stylized map like one. …Read On ›

February 28th, 2010 | Tutorial | 91900 Views | 33 Comments ›

Site Traffic

I am very happy with the result of my website redesign. Though it can always be better, I think it is at a great place for now. Recently I submitted my website to a bunch of CSS gallery sites hoping to get some feedback and comments on my website redesign. I was shocked that after 2 weeks, traffic to my site had increased 2000% percent. …Read On ›

February 17th, 2010 | Blog | 2727 Views | No Comments ›

New Site

Hi all. I am finally considering this new design finished for now. Developing this site was very exciting. Some parts of it was easy to get through but others required a lot of time and sweat. The biggest challenge was dealing with Internet Explorer. I’m sure any web guys can agree with that. I hope you like the new look. Please feel free to check it out and let me know what you think. Special thanks to my pal, Mike. Building this site was a lot easier with your help and support.

February 4th, 2010 | Blog | 1967 Views | No Comments ›


  • "Sure someone else could have created a greater logo redesign for EME Lighting but I was sold on Tim’s diligence & reliability plus I love our new logo! It is fresh, symbolic of who we are while staying in line with our brand intention."

    - Bill Lee
    CEO of EME Lighting
  • "Tim is a trustworthy and effective designer. He redesigned the entire visual identity system for my company & I am extremely pleased with it. As the CEO of a company with over 3000 employees, I would recommend Timmy to anyone looking to have some serious design work done."

    - Tony Ou
    CEO of Senqiu Lighting
  • "Tim effectively designed my website and newsletter. What impressed me the most was his ability to create the images, style and design I was looking for. I highly recommend him if you are looking for someone reliable, flexible and talented."

    - Christine M.
    Owner of Acupuncturebody
  • "Tim has a great personality that makes him a pleasure to work with. He is focused, hard working & always has an attention to details. He has great curiosity and constantly strives to learn & develop himself taking his work to the next level"

    - Slava S.
    Director of Creative Services at STV
  • "Tim conceptualized original ideas & executed the design brilliantly. He always made sure the highest technical & design standards were met. I could always count on him to translate the client vision into reality."

    - Linda G.
    VP Biz Dev. at Real Estate Arts
  • "Tim is a highly talented designer. He has excellent technology skills, amazing dedication & terrific interpersonal abilities."

    - Michael S.
    AD at Real Estate Arts
  • "Timmy is a very talented designer, he is passionate and reliable, his work is always creative & on time. He’s a good person with lots of energy, which makes him a pleasure to work with."

    - Jess L.
    AD at Sudler & Hennessey
  • "Timmy got a great system for helping you figure out what you want, need & putting those ideas down into a tangible product. He has done 3 sites for me already & anyone I have recommended him to has called me back to thank me."

    - Vahram S.
    Owner of Brooklyn Body