Forrst Opens Doors to More Web Pros

Forrst has launched a substantial update to the popular online design and development community’s invite system. The invite-only model the community has employed until now has helped to maintain a strong focus on creativity, says founder Kyle Bragger, ensuring that only developers and designers are able to gain access. The model has also… [[ This […]

FB.WALL – jQuery for Facebook Lovers

Wouldn't it be nice if you could display the activity occurring on your Facebook wall directly to your website visitors? Now you can with a great jQuery plugin called FB.WALL . The jQuery plugin, which uses Facebook's Graph API, allows designers…(read more) [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, […]

Design for Display

Advertising designers walk a fine line. They must design ads that are attractive but direct and engaging. Often, success depends on the venue for which the ad will be designed and displayed. That being said, there are some places where display advertising has a significant edge over any other form of advertising – well worth […]

Creative iPod Nano Watch Gets Over $600,000 in Funding

Apple’s new iPod Nano isn’t just small, light and stylish. It also has multi-touch functions. Inspired, Minimal’s engineers and designers thought that the iPod Nano would make a good multi-purpose watch. The team placed the idea on Kickstarter with an aim to raise $15,000. To the team’s astonishment, the project has received over $600,000 in […]

5 Quick Tips to Solicit Useful Design Feedback

Bryan Zmijewski is the Chief Instigator at ZURB, an interaction design firm that has helped 100+ startups design better products & services. ZURB is the creator of Notable, the easiest way for teams to give website feedback. According to the recent Netcraft survey, there are over 200 million websites on the Internet today, all trying […]

20 Essential Social Media Resources You May Have Missed

Big changes in the social media landscape this week mean there’s a lot to discuss. These posts highlight all the latest and greatest tools, tips, trends, and strategies for navigating the ever-changing social waters. Included in this week’s edition is some cautionary advice about Facebook and dating, some great mobile app lists for spring, and […]

Notable Makes Website Annotation Fast and Easy

This post is part of Mashable’s Spark of Genius series, which highlights a unique feature of startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. The series is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. Name: Noteable Quick Pitch: Notable makes it extremely easy for teams and individuals to […]