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Ageism in the Design World

Ageism in the Design World

Being a teenager in the design world is tough. You’re an outcast, a minority, but also somebody very unique. However, some people believe teenagers can’t compare to their older, more “experienced” designer counterparts. This is a form of Ageism, which is defined as “stereotyping of and discrimination against individuals or groups because of their age” [...]

August 6, 2011 Nicole Dominguez Design, Growing Up 3

5 Tips for Working Without a Dedicated Office

5 Tips for Working Without a Dedicated Office

The challenges that come with the choice to work from home differ from those of working away from home, but they can be met with some of the same strategies. The most important trait you can bring to it is the determination to take your new work seriously and to succeed at it. [...]

April 7, 2011 Nicole Dominguez Business 0

8 Tips for Creating an Office at Home

8 Tips for Creating an Office at Home

Source: smemon87 Whether you are running a business out of the guest room, working from home in the den, or paying your bills in a corner of the family room, constructing a comfortable, professional space is critical. Use these eight tips for creating an office at home.   1. Design an office that meets your [...]

February 10, 2011 Nicole Dominguez Business, Inspiration 0

What Can Adobe Air Do For You?

What Can Adobe Air Do For You?

Adobe AIR is a great application runner to have on any computer. There are so many applications that run on it, that you cannot not have it. Simple apps to graphic design apps and everything in-between. A must for anybody's toolbox! [...]

September 21, 2010 Nicole Dominguez Resources 0

10 Tips for Building Your Own Forum Community

10 Tips for Building Your Own Forum Community

Forum owners choose a fantastic way to build brand loyalty and develop sales, but also face special challenges in the process. To help you meet those challenges and avoid some of the pitfalls others have experienced, here are 8 tips for building your own forum community. By learning from the experience of others, you can [...]

September 15, 2010 Nicole Dominguez Resources, Tutorials 0

Pricing Yourself as a Teenage Web Designer

Pricing Yourself as a Teenage Web Designer

Teenage web designers who have progressed beyond the phase of donating their web design skills to charity now face a completely different predicament: How to price your web design services. While no set formula for pricing yourself exists, following these guidelines will help you adequately price yourself in relation to your current market. [...]

August 14, 2010 Nicole Dominguez Teens 4

How to use Grids in Your Design and Why, Part II

How to use Grids in Your Design and Why, Part II

Part two in this grid series, today we are going to see how grids can be used inside grids and how we can fill in spaces without having to add divs with the specified size. As we want to get the most of our grid system, we need to understand how it works, and how we [...]

May 2, 2010 Nicole Dominguez Tutorials 13

How to use Grids in Your Design and Why – Part I

How to use Grids in Your Design and Why – Part I

Have you ever wondered why some websites looks so neatly organized and styled? Maybe the information is very well distributed...but what make those websites special? Most of them use something called "grids". So what's a grid? And how do I use them? [...]

April 18, 2010 Nicole Dominguez Tutorials, Web Design, Web Development 34