Pinterest with Interest!

  is the visual pinboard for collecting and sharing content online. It enables users to clip things they like. It emphasizes pictures over texts, which are more visually appealing and easier to digest.

The site has a similar function to Tumblr, providing a venue to showcase neat found-items from around the web.

How to become a member?

For now it’s by invite-only. Those eager to get Pinning can request an invite from Pinterest. Or, if you really don’t wan to wait shoot me an email and I’ll send you an invitation. you could link your account to your Facebook or Twitter account to make your life easier.

How to work with Pinterest?

Read More

AIGA Defines the 2015 Designer

Happy New Year! It’s the first day of 2012 and that means it’s time to start thing about the future. Sure, we all have resolutions for this year, but how many of us are looking to develop our skills to be ready to tackle the challenges of 2015?

AIGA has recently engaged with the design community to better understand the emerging role of designers and to enter into a deeper discussion with educators and design leaders on how to prepare designers for future changes.

The initial phase of their research involved translating the expectations of participants into the essential competencies that will be needed, in various combinations, by tomorrow’s designer.

Read More

How to Hire a Digital Design Graduate

Interested in hiring a talented VFS Digital Design graduate? Well, here’s your chance to learn how!

We’re contacted on almost a daily basis by agencies, companies and individuals seeking to hire our alumni. The job opportunities range from full-time employment to part-time contract gigs to one-off collaborations. Yet the question is always the same, ‘what’s the best way to get in touch with your grads?”. It’s really simple and this post outlines how to connect with them.

First, let’s overview the types of people who graduate from our program so you know if there’s a potential fit with your opportunity. Digital Design produces:

  • Communication/Print Designers
  • Motion Graphics Designers
  • Animators
  • Video Editors
  • 3D Specialists with a focus on Cinema 4D
  • Interactive Designers
  • User Experience Designers
  • Information Architects/Usability Specialists
  • Social and Mobile Game UI Designers
  • Producers/Project Managers

Read More

Infographics Galore

There are so many great infographics out there these days. Here are a few cool ones I’ve seen over the last month or two to inspire…

The History of SEO

Web Browser History

The Big Bang

Middle East Protests

Social Media

Apple Users Are the Most Generous

Anatomy of an Agency

The Redesigned London Tube Map

A Brief History of Web Standards

Kiva Microfinance Success

Occupy Wall Street Demographics

Social Consumer Sharing

Can Facebook Get You a Job?

Member of The KDU

Recently, I got an invite to join The KDU to become apart of their online global community. I am grateful to be on board, joining some great designers to contribute and share some of my work and thought process with the rest of the world. You can check out my section of the blog here. And here is a little poster I created to get things rolling. I will be posting more work soon. Til then, cheers!