Archives: Design

This is the archive page for the category [Design]; below you should see headlines and summaries of all entries found here on the subject. Click the appropriate link at each to read the entire entry.

Behold! CCLaP 'Nerdy Bird' hipster stickers! | July 15, 2013
CCLaP's new hipster stickers are here! Designed by Rob Syers, co-founder of Skingraft Comics and Records! A nerdy bird drinking espresso and reading Proust! Just a dollar gets you a dozen of them plus free postage! YOU WANT A CCLAP HIPSTER STICKER OF A NERDY BIRD! YOU WANT IT! YOU WANT IT! | Read entire entry

METAPOST: Check out this insanely complex map of CCLaP's peer network | October 17, 2012
Chicago graduate student Lindsey Jancay recently made an organizational chart of CCLaP for a class project, and the results are a lot more complex and stunning than I had been expecting. Click through to check it out yourself! | Read entire entry

CCLaP's first print-on-demand merchandise is now available! | March 26, 2012
It took a bit, but CCLaP's very first print-on-demand merchandise is now available - specifically, a poster version and a refrigerator magnet featuring the front cover of the paper edition of Sally Weigel's story collection "Get Up Tim," created and shipped by CafePress. Click through for more, and to order one for yourself right this moment. | Read entire entry

Photo essay: The Making of "Get Up Tim." | February 23, 2012
Today, a special photo essay, detailing step by step all the work that goes into making the paper version of CCLaP's first 2012 "Hypermodern" handmade paper book, Sally Weigel's "Get Up Tim," as well as lots of digressive thoughts about bookmaking in general and why CCLaP sells these but never trade paperbacks. Click through for the extra-long report! | Read entire entry

Check out a comics version of Ben Tanzer's "The Gift!" | January 27, 2012
Just wanted to give CCLaP's readers a heads-up about this new comics adaptation of Ben Tanzer's "The Gift," which can be found in the center's 2008 story collection "Repetition Patterns." Click through for the link! | Read entire entry

CCLaP's two newest books are now (finally) here! | December 6, 2011
DOUBLE RAINBOW EXCITEMENT! Today sees the release of not just one but two new books at CCLaP: the electronic story collection "So Different Now" and the deluxe paper edition, "The New York Stories," both by Chicago author Ben Tanzer. Click through for lots more details, lots more photos, and direct links to both books' order pages. | Read entire entry

No new book until December 5th! But lookit how purty it is! | November 21, 2011
Yes, dear reader, it seems that CCLaP has officially bitten off just a little more than it can chew this fall, and that Ben Tanzer's new book "The New York Stories" will be out on December 5th instead of today like planned. But I do at least have one copy done, and it's looking pretty freaking gorgeous! Click through for nine new photos of it! | Read entire entry

Personal essay: Is Hipstamatic changing the very way we think about the arts? | October 31, 2011
Today, a personal essay which posits an intriguing question: Is the one-dollar retro-camera iPhone app "Hipstamatic" the most significant thing to happen to society's relationship to the arts since literally the Industrial Revolution of the early 1800s? Click through for a compelling argument on why this may indeed be so. | Read entire entry

Stickers! Get yer sexy new hipster CCLaP stickers! | October 19, 2011
Stickers! Get yer sexy new hipster CCLaP stickers! Designed by Laura Szumowski! Available for just two bucks! Click through to order one right now! | Read entire entry

Personal essay: "Why I Signed 'Salt Creek Anthology' - An Apologia." | June 30, 2011
It's Jason Fisk Day at CCLaP! And in celebration of his new book with the center, the micro-story collection "Salt Creek Anthology," here is an "Apologia" from me (i.e. a critical essay with an obvious bias), on why I signed the book in the first place, and more on the "hyperfiction" style that it's been released under. | Read entire entry

The Making of 'Salt Creek Anthology' - a photo essay | June 30, 2011
It's Jason Fisk Day at CCLaP! And in celebration of his new book for the center, the "micro-story" collection "Salt Creek Anthology," here's a special photo essay showing step by step what goes into making the special paper edition of the book, including a handmade, fabric-lined box. | Read entire entry

The new Curbside book is here! The new Curbside book is here! | June 8, 2011
The newest book from our pals at Chicago small press Curbside Splendor just showed up in the mail, a poetry collection called "The Chapbook" by Charles Bane, Jr; and it turns out to be crammed with beautiful full-color illustrations, so I thought I'd post a few shots here before the book's been officially released. Thanks for the copy, Victor David Giron! | Read entire entry

CCLaP's Etsy store is now open! | May 26, 2011
Double Rainbow Hooray! (What does it mean!?) CCLaP's Etsy store, selling the center's first two whimsically decorated, hand-made blank journals, is now open! Cotton sheets! Coptic stitching! 160 pages! Only twenty bucks! Buy! Buy! Buy! Click through for more, including lots of photographs! | Read entire entry

The future is here: 'Life After Sleep' BookCard added to school library | May 18, 2011
How cool is this? A high-school library in upstate New York has added the experimental USB 'BookCard' version of Mark R. Brand's "Life After Sleep" to their permanent collection! Click through for a lot more, including photos of the BookCard actually at their library, as well as more about the surprising success of this little experiment in bringing ebooks out into the physical world. | Read entire entry

The Making of a CCLaP Book: Part 4 | May 12, 2011
Klasse! CCLaP's first paper book, for Mark R. Brand's "Life After Sleep," is now available! To mark the occasion, I'm doing a four-part photo essay here at the site this week, obsessively detailing each and every step involved with actually making one of these special handmade editions. Today we're wrapping things up, figuratively and literally, with not just the last few assembly steps but all the work involved with packing and shipping one. | Read entire entry

The Making of a CCLaP Book: Part 3 | May 11, 2011
Cheers! CCLaP's first paper book, of Mark R. Brand's day-after-tomorrow novella "Life After Sleep," is finally available for purchase! I'm marking the occasion with a four-part photo essay this week, showing off in obsessive detail each and every step that goes into making these special handmade editions. Today, the longest part of the entire process, the stitching together of that exposed Coptic spine that makes these so distinctive. | Read entire entry

The Making of a CCLaP Book: Part 2 | May 10, 2011
CCLaP's first paper book, of Mark R. Brand's "Life After Sleep," is finally available for purchase! And to mark the occasion, I'm doing a special four-party photo essay here, showing in obsessive detail every step involved with making and shipping one. Here in day 2, I look at the surprisingly complex process of gluing the book's covers together. | Read entire entry

CCLaP's first paper book is finally ready for purchase! | May 9, 2011
Excelsior! CCLaP's first paper book, for Mark R. Brand's day-after-tomorrow novella "Life After Sleep," is finally available for purchase! Click through for a whole lot more, including a chance to order it right this second. | Read entire entry

The Making of a CCLaP Book: Part 1 | May 9, 2011
CCLaP's first paper book is finally available for purchase! And to mark the occasion, I'm running a special four-part photo essay at the site this week, showing in obsessive detail every single step that goes into making one of these handmade, special-edition titles. Today, printing and folding the manuscript, and cutting the materials needed for the covers. | Read entire entry

Only one week until CCLaP's first paper book is available! | May 2, 2011
Only one week now until CCLaP's first paper book, for Mark R. Brand's day-after-tomorrow novella "Life After Sleep," will be available for purchase! Click through for more on how the assembly process is going; and don't forget that an electronic version is available as well, completely for free if you so choose. | Read entire entry

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a paper book. | April 22, 2011
They're not for sale yet, but I at least wanted to end the week with the fantastic news that CCLaP's first paper book (and I mean literally the first copy), of Mark R. Brand's "Life After Sleep," is finally finished and busy drying in my apartment. Click through for a ton of photos, and more on the center's coming "Hypermodern Editions" series of collector-worthy but affordably-priced paper titles. | Read entire entry

Personal essay: CCLaP's wikicloud guide, a mid-project report. | April 7, 2011
Last November I started a long-term research project through CCLaP, recording my causal, stream-of-consciousness readings at Wikipedia on the subject of the Victorian Age and then presenting that in a graphical map/cloud format, using special software that lets others easily click through and read the entries themselves. Today, a mid-project report on how it's going. | Read entire entry

Check out this super-cool video for Chris Taylor's "Harvest Season!" | April 5, 2011
Author Chris Taylor, whose debut novel "Harvest Season" I favorably reviewed a few months ago, has a new video reading of his work out as a sort of YouTube commercial; but it's unique and fascinating enough that I wanted to specially point it out today, especially for all of you fellow writers trying to think of something cool to do with your own book video. Click through to see it! | Read entire entry

Metapost: Now post Facebook comments directly at the CCLaP website! | March 31, 2011
Yippee! Facebook recently made it a lot easier to do so, so this week I put the steps into place so that you can now post comments about CCLaP reviews directly at the website, with both your thoughts and other's replies appearing simultaneously at the blog and in your Wall feed. Click through for more! | Read entire entry

Ben Tanzer's story-map looks freaking incredible in Google Earth 6 | December 16, 2010
I recently had a chance to open Ben Tanzer's "story-map," created as a promotional piece for his CCLaP essay collection "99 Problems," in the brand-new Google Earth 6 with thousands of 3D buildings and millions of 3D trees. The results are freaking incredible. Click through for lots of screenshots! | Read entire entry

Personal essay: CCLaP's "wikicloud" project is back on. | November 22, 2010
Good news -- almost two years since first mentioning it, I'm back at work on CCLaP's "Wikicloud Guide to the Victorian Age," in which I present nearly a thousand Wikipedia entries on the subject in a visual, non-linear map. Click through for lots of thoughts on the subject, as well as text and screenshots from the map's "creation journal." | Read entire entry

Metapost: WHY HAVEN'T YOU JOINED CCLAP'S FACEBOOK GROUP YET? | October 25, 2010
Have you joined CCLaP's Facebook group yet? Why the frak not? After all, almost a dozen industry professionals and over 35 published authors are there, and it's a great place to directly communicate with them all. Click through for details and links! | Read entire entry

Personal essay: How do I create CCLaP's ebooks? | September 14, 2010
Today, a special personal essay, addressing a question I'm getting asked more and more often these days, of what exact software I use to create the center's electronic books, and how exactly I go about making them in the first place. | Read entire entry

Zavisa Bjelogrlic has a new photography website | September 7, 2010
I received some news this week regarding European photographer Zavisa Bjelogrlic, who I featured at the CCLaP website last year, and his new minimalist photo site at Binzac.com. Click through for all the details. | Read entire entry

Check out the '99 Problems' story-map! | August 17, 2010
It's the release day of CCLaP's newest original book, the running/writing essay collection "99 Problems" by Ben Tanzer! Here, information on a cool promotional project we were able to put together for it -- namely, we plotted one of the essays on an actual customized Google map, complete with placemarkers and photos illustrating many of the specific locations Ben mentions in the story. | Read entire entry

Metapost: Commenting is moving permanently to Facebook | August 4, 2010
Big news from the CCLaP website today: I'm permanently shutting down the blog's own spam-vulnerable commenting system, in favor of people continuing the discussion at the center's Facebook page, where real names discourage trolls and flame wars, and I have much better moderation powers. Click through for all the details! | Read entire entry

CCLaP's books are now available on the iPhone! | July 2, 2010
Just wanted to remind everyone that, now that Apple's iOS4 allows for iPhones and iPod Touches to run their new "iBooks" app, CCLaP's own electronic books can now run on those devices as well. Click through for plenty of photos of the books in action. | Read entire entry

Gwendolyn Glover's "TwitLit" poster is now available | March 12, 2010
Thanks again to everyone at Twitter this week who got to follow along in real time with CCLaP's latest "TwitLit" story, "Cat" by Gwendolyn Glover; here as promised is the downloadable PDF poster version for those who didn't get to do so. | Read entire entry

Breaking news: Ben Tanzer's book no longer sucks! | March 1, 2010
Good news! The EPUB version of Ben Tanzer's story collection for CCLaP, "Repetition Patterns," has been enhanced for better reading on e-ink devices! And better news -- it's available for purchase at Amazon too! Click through for the details and links! | Read entire entry

New! Leave an audio comment for the CCLaP Podcast! | January 7, 2010
Happy day! You can now call CCLaP's voicemail anonymously and leave audio comments for the center's podcast! Click through for all the details, and a chance to try it out right this second. | Read entire entry

Product review: Sony Reader PRS-600 "Touch Edition" | January 1, 2010
Today, my review of the Sony PRS-600 eBook reader, which I recently received for Christmas, including lots and lots of photos of the device in action. | Read entire entry

New Chicago lit journal's first release party is tomorrow | December 7, 2009
The first release party of a new Chicago literary journal, "Two With Water," is tomorrow at indie-rock hangout the Empty Bottle. Click through for all the details. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: David Eric Tomlinson | October 23, 2009
Today's obsession: Dallas author David Eric Tomlinson, whose clean yet text-heavy website is worth studying by all those other blogging, Twittering, self-publishing writers out there. | Read entire entry

Guess who just got his invite to Google Wave? | October 14, 2009
That's right, it's me! But I'm having trouble finding other members who are actually creative and want to try out artistic experiments with the new interactive service, which is why I'm posting this open call for new "friends" there. Click through for all the details. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: TheMobileGarden.org | October 5, 2009
Today's obsession: "The Mobile Garden," an attempt to convert the back car of a Chicago "el" train into a flatbed full of local plants, chugging along throughout the city and reminding citizens of local green issues. Click through for all the details. | Read entire entry

CCLaP Podcast 39: Gapers Block's Andrew Huff | May 11, 2009
Today on the podcast: It's my talk with next-wave journalist and serial entrepreneur Andrew Huff, best known as the founder of popular local arts-and-entertainment website GapersBlock.com. | Read entire entry

Metapost: Goodbye, never-used CCLaP community microblog! | March 30, 2009
Sad but expected site news today: I'm shutting down the community microblog that's been up and running for the last four months, due to a complete and utter lack of community interest in it. Click through for all the details. | Read entire entry

"Repetition Patterns" now available for iPhones and Kindles | February 24, 2009
Great news to announce today: Ben Tanzer's "Repetition Patterns," the first original book by CCLaP Publishing, is now available not only for the Amazon Kindle 2 but in two different versions for Apple iPhones. Click through for all the details. | Read entire entry

Personal essay: First thoughts on CCLaP's coming "wikicloud" experiment | February 19, 2009
Today, I present my first thoughts on CCLaP's newest bizarre weekend creative project idea for smartypants middle-agers; I'm reading a thousand Wikipedia entries on the subject of the 19th Century, and tracking the results in a dynamic "mind-map" graphic format. Here, an essay on why that is, and what I've already learned just a few weeks into the process. | Read entire entry

Announcing CCLaP's new microblog -- the "CCLAPocracy" | January 6, 2009
Announcing the latest online experiment from the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography: The center's own Twitter-style microblog, in which readers debate recent reviews, announce local artistic events, post goofy personal updates and more. Today, all the details. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: Orange Alert Holiday Guide 2008 | December 12, 2008
Today's obsession: The fantastic little downloadable holiday guide from cultural website "What To Wear During an Orange Alert," even cooler because of it being made in a way that almost anyone could, but that only OA thought of and actually executed. | Read entire entry

Oh, and could any Sony Reader downloaders please send some photos? | October 27, 2008
Oh, and yet another note about CCLaP's new book, "Repetition Patterns" by Ben Tanzer: that if any of you end up downloading and installing the Sony Reader version, I'm hoping you'll take some photos of the experience and share them with us. Here, the reasons why, and also the reasons why this book is not available for the Amazon Kindle. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: Hulu | October 24, 2008
Today's obsession: The surprisingly perfect online video site Hulu.com, the high-profile joint venture from such corporate giants as NBC, PBS, Fox, Comedy Central, the Sci Fi Channel and more. Yeah, you'd think it'd suck, just like all other online experiments from corporate groups, right? Surprise! | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: Authonomy | September 11, 2008
Remember HBO's "Project Greenlight?" Where a bunch of unpublished screenwriters all uploaded their scripts to a website, then argued and argued until one finally won and was produced? Ever wonder why a publishing company has never tried that for unpublished novels? Wonder no more. | Read entire entry

Personal essay: Gadzooks! I added 600 new book ratings at Goodreads this weekend! | August 10, 2008
Some interesting news for my fellow book nerds: I've decided to start profoundly expanding my personal library listed at social network Goodreads, and started by rating 600 old books this weekend while watching the Olympics. Click through for the reasons why. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: EveryBlock at the Chicago Tribune | July 24, 2008
The city-data smart-aggregation service EveryBlock.com is at it again; they just announced this week, in fact, a new experimental gadget at the Chicago Tribune website, which tracks all the articles there in the last 48 hours and plots them on a map. Click through for all the details. | Read entire entry

CCLaP's virtual headquarters starts coming together | June 1, 2008
CCLaP's virtual photography gallery opens in two weeks (er, maybe)! And as part of that, I'm getting CCLaP's virtual headquarters finished as well, within the pervasive 3D online environment known as Second Life. Click through for many nerdy screenshots! | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: "The Reprover/Le Réprobateur" | March 27, 2008
Today's obsession: The witty, experimental hyperfiction project "The Reprover/Le Réprobateur," by French artist and CCLaP reader François Coulon. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: FriendFeed.com | March 25, 2008
Today's obsession: The free "super aggregation" service FriendFeed.com, in which you type in all the accounts where you do little updates (Flickr, YouTube, Twitter, etc) and it spits out a "master feed" to all this information. Click through for more. | Read entire entry

If CCLaP laid out a new classic book, which would you rather see? | March 23, 2008
I'm thinking of doing a new layout of an obscure "classic" book, one of the titles I'll be reviewing later this year as part of the CCLaP 100 essays, in a variety of formats for free download and hopefully a little publicity for the center. But which book should I do? Click through for the choices and to vote in CCLaP's online poll. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: Google Docs as mobile eText reader | March 17, 2008
Today, a simple "lifehack" to share -- how I use the free online webapp "Google Docs" as a surprisingly good eBook reader for my mobile device. | Read entire entry

Personal essay: Regarding the "magic middle" of the independent arts. | March 5, 2008
For those who don't know, creative guru Kevin Kelly published a fascinating article this week, positing that it's easier than ever for independent artists to make a working living. Today, my thoughts on the essay, and what it has to do with Dave Sifry's theory of the blogosphere's "magic middle." | Read entire entry

Holy crap, the new Chicago Public Library website looks great! | March 5, 2008
Wow, the Chicago Public Library system overhauled its website this week -- and it's freaking great! Click through for all the details, as well as copious links. | Read entire entry

CCLaP Podcast 20: 37signals' Jason Fried | February 19, 2008
Today on the CCLaP Podcast: An interview with tech guru and gentleman philosopher Jason Fried, one of the founders of highly popular Chicago software company 37signals. | Read entire entry

Gridhopping: Dr Muglerstein Island opening party | February 9, 2008
Today, one of my rare reports from the virtual world of Second Life; in particular, the opening party for the new space "Dr. Muglerstein Island," created by infamous '80s fashion designer Thierry Mugler. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: Drop.io Voice | February 8, 2008
Today's obsession: The new voice option for media-management system Drop.io, which lets you call a phone number and leave a message like normal, but then converts it into an MP3 for mobile podcasting. | Read entire entry

Movies for Grown-Ups: Helvetica | January 30, 2008
Today's movie: The sharp, smart, fascinating 2007 documentary "Helvetica," a two-hour movie about a typeface that has become the biggest money-maker in the history of Chicago's Gene Siskel Film Center. Click through to find out why. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: LEGO Moonbase | January 30, 2008
Today's obsession: The shared standard "Moonbase" for the LEGO building-block toy company, created by a passionate builder so that other passionate builders can hook their unrelated creations together at weekend conventions. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: EveryBlock.com | January 29, 2008
Today's obsession: The new info-rich neighborhood-news aggregation site EveryBlock.com, now working for the cities of Chicago, New York and San Francisco. | Read entire entry

Useless site update of the week: Apple iPhone icon | January 26, 2008
Silly small news about the CCLaP website to report this weekend: I have created a customized icon for Apple iPhone users, whenever they save a shortcut to the CCLaP site on their "home" page. Rejoice, middle-class nerds, rejoice! | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: Protagonize.com | January 10, 2008
Today's obsession: The collaborative "Choose Your Own Adventure" style literary website, Protagonize.com. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: The Open Architecture Network | January 3, 2008
Today's obsession: The non-profit Open Architecture Network, in which a series of smart builders around the world openly share plans for affordable sustainable constructions, from third-world villages to disaster camps and more. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: Afterworld | December 21, 2007
Today's obsession: The new online "vertical science-fiction project" Afterworld, which not only uses multiple media to tell its story but also to distribute its content. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: Toghaus | December 14, 2007
Today's obsession: Chicago t-shirt company Toghaus, which among other things sells shirts representing each and every one of the 144 train stations of the city's transit system. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: Movable Type 4 | December 3, 2007
Today's obsession: The newest version of content management system Movable Type, the "engine" behind many popular blogs, including CCLaP's. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: IWantSandy.com | November 29, 2007
Today's obsession: The new cutting-edge "Sandy," personal-assistant software that works through plain-language messages, sent through email or SMS or Twitter notes to a central AI database. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: LostAtEMinor.com | November 16, 2007
Today's obsession: The highly addictive pop-culture journal LostAtEMinor.com. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: MoleskineCity.com | November 14, 2007
Today's obsession: The new notebook/guidebook hybrid experiment "City Notebook" from Moleskine, and the information-packed website supporting the project. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: Rsizr | October 15, 2007
Today's obsession: The free online image resizer application "Rsizr..." which, by the way, also has an intriguing cutting-edge resizing algorithm you can play with too. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: Layer Tennis | September 27, 2007
Today's obsession: The new live design competition "Layer Tennis," produced and sponsored by Chicago-based design firm Coudal Partners. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: Metaplace | September 25, 2007
Today's obsession: The new virtual-reality interface "Metaplace," by revered industry veteran Raph Koster; if it works like he claims, it could very well forever change the way we look at persistent distributed virtual realities online. | Read entire entry

Personal essay: Where to start when you know no one and nothing. | September 17, 2007
A reader email this weekend gets me thinking on my past; specifically, what advice I have to artists just starting out, and who have just moved to big cities where they know no one and nothing about how that "scene" works. Today, I share that advice. | Read entire entry

Gridhopping: Yona Friedman's "Spatial City" | September 14, 2007
Today in Second Life: A faithful 3D recreation of the infamous 1950s cutting-edge architectural project "Spatial City," by noted futurist Yona Friedman, constructed in this case by real-life architect Stephan Lorenz, owner of the experiment DEsign Island. | Read entire entry

Gridhopping: Jon Brouchoud's "Reflexive Architecture" | August 31, 2007
Today, the first in a new series of reports here, concerning cutting-edge artistic experiments going on within the virtual world of Second Life. Here, real-life architect Jon Brouchoud, who has been creating what he calls "reflexive architecture" in the Grid -- buildings that change based on interaction from its visitors. Click through for a lot more. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: "Duchess" chess rival | June 20, 2007
Today's obsession: "Duchess," a board game from Australian computer professor Alan Blair, which both simplifies and makes more complex the original game of chess, so that groups of people can play together at once. Free download! | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: Helvetica (the movie) | June 14, 2007
Today's obsession: The new documentary "Helvetica," examining both the history of "the world's most perfect font," and the various ways it's been used over the decades. Opening tomorrow in Chicago, with the filmmaker on hand too! | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: moleskinerie | June 9, 2007
Since I mentioned my Moleskine blank notebook in a previous entry today, I thought I'd also take the time to mention moleskinerie, a fantastic blog maintained by the company that manufactures the notebooks. It is in fact one of... | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: City Creator | June 6, 2007
Today's Obsession of the Moment is the online game/design challenge "City Creator," kind of like SimCity but just the fun "actually creating the city" part, designed as a fun diversion by designers and programmers Denise Wilton and Cal Henderson. | Read entire entry

Obsession of the moment: kuler | June 5, 2007
Today's obsession -- the free online color-scheme application "kuler," created and maintained by Adobe, makers of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and others. | Read entire entry