RGB vs CMYK

Here’s a nice info graphic provide by www.designcontest.com that helps demystify the RGB vs CMYK question. You probably already know this, but in case you don’t, RBG stands for Red, Blue, Green and CMYK is Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black.

Wait… why K for black. There seems to be some question about this. It could stand for the word ‘Key’ or key plate, but I think it’s more likely meant to avoid confusion with blue. Here’s a good article about it if you’re interested. In any case, K equals black. Printing is old and there are ancient printing terms that are still used today even though they don’t mean exactly what they used to.

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Add a Superfish Menu to WordPress Without a Plugin

This tutorial shows you how to add a Superfish menu to WordPress without a plugin. Superfish is a JQuery plugin (as opposed to a WordPress plugin) that adds nifty enhancements to a website menu. There are WordPress plugins that can do this, but I prefer to have more control over the actions and the look than some plugins allow. Plus, I’m kind of a do-it-yourselfer and once you figure it out, it isn’t that hard.

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How to Use Adobe Acrobat Commenting Tools

Virtually all of the proofs we provide our clients are Adobe Acrobat PDFs. And almost all of our clients return corrections and changes using commenting tools in Adobe Acrobat. It’s a simple, yet powerful tool that helps reduce the errors and misunderstandings that can go along with client changes and corrections. Continue reading “How to Use Adobe Acrobat Commenting Tools”

How to Integrate a WordPress Blog Into an Existing Website, Twenty Twelve Theme

Want to host a blog at your own website without redoing your whole site? You’ve come to right place. Here you’ll learn how to add a WordPress 3 blog to your existing website. There are a few conditions: you should be using PHP, CSS and XHTML and, although it isn’t essential, you should be using includes for common parts of your site like the header, menu and footer.

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Put Your Best Face (Logo) Forward

A logo is like a face.

Logo design is one the most important yet most difficult tasks for any business or organization. An organization’s logo is what visually represents them in the world, sort of like a face. What does Nike look like? What does AT&T look like? What does FedEx look like? We don’t get to select our face but we do get to select our logo. Continue reading “Put Your Best Face (Logo) Forward”