Tag Archives: Graphic design

Catching the Spark

By | March 21, 2006

This is the week of hobbyhorses. I love sparklines though I’ve been very lazy in actually trying to make more use of them. Sparklines are simple little graphs that can pepper text to illustrate data. I went through a phase of using them a year ago on media coverage of technical stuff, the excessive online habits of Hong… Read More »

The Sandwich Board Goes Hi-tech

By | February 16, 2006

I thought we had gotten beyond the era of people walking around with advertising hoardings hung around their necks like some medieval punishment, but apparently it ain’t so. Adwalker (motto: ‘You’ve got to find some way of saying it without saying it’, which apparently is something that Duke Ellington said) says that by wearing the Adwalker i-pack, our personnel… Read More »

Non-intrusive Advertising in Your Browser

By | January 6, 2006

Here’s a new  idea for non-intrusive advertising: T&S Advertising. It’s basically a way for your website to rent out space in the title bar of your browser and its status bar (the bit at the bottom) to outside advertisers. Like this at the top: and this at the bottom: The idea here is that such advertising doesn’t take up… Read More »

A New Paint Shop Pro

By | September 8, 2004

Adobe Photoshop’s old challenger, Paint Shop Pro, is back. Jasc Software yesterday announced the launch of Paint Shop Pro 9 and something called Paint Shop Pro Studio, a “photo editor for consumers who want to do more than novice editing without a steep learning curve”. Paint Shop Pro 9 takes the photo and graphics editor a bit further,… Read More »