Aldus Manutius - pioneer of printing

The type in which this sentence is written is called “italic”. Aldus Manutius the man who invented it died almost 500 years ago and his type is still in use.  Today publishing a manuscript is almost instantaneous, a new best seller can be placed on Amazon and I can buy a copy minutes later.  To look at the books which came off the Venitian presses of Aldus Manutius is a strange experience.Read More →

I remember watching “Vision Quest” at the George Street, Cinemas during a stopover in Sydney travelling home to Canberra from boarding school in Brisbane.  It was released in Australia under the title “Crazy for You”.  It did not rival the box office success of the “Karate Kid” at the time however it was a more accurate picture of teen life.  I remember wanting to see it as I heard that Madonna had a brief appearance singing, “Crazy for You.”Read More →

Daisies close-up

If I had my life to live over, I’d dare to make more mistakes next time. I’d relax, I would limber up. I would be sillier than I have been this trip. I would take fewer things seriously. I would take more chances. I would climb more mountains and swim more rivers. I would eat more ice cream and less beans. I would perhaps have more actual troubles, but I’d have fewer imaginary ones.Read More →

Outdoor lighting close-up

Embed from Getty Images In case you hadn’t noticed, landscape and outdoor architectural lighting is a popular segment of the outdoor home improvement sector. Industry experts estimate that the global outdoor lighting market is valued about 10.7 billion US dollars. That figure is expected to rise to 23.8 billion U.SRead More →

le creuset yellow cookware

Marilyn Monroe sang that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but she also apparently knew that the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach. So we should not be surpised that the glamour girl had a 12-piece set of Le Creuset cookware in her kitchen. The set soldRead More →

Norwegian-inspired timber cabins unveiled for a landscape hotel in France

Visitors to Breitenbach will soon have the chance to stay one of several tiny timber cabins scattered across the idyllic French countryside. Built of new and recycled timber, the 14 Norway-inspired cabins form the proposed Breitenbach Landscape Hotel designed by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter. Source: Norwegian-inspired timber cabins unveiled for aRead More →

  There’s nothing that has had changed my life more than writing 1000 words a day. Writing for an hour a day can improve the quality of your life, make you a happier person and enable you to accomplish things you once thought were impossible. Source: How to Write MoreRead More →

There’s an old saying about dresses and speeches which rightly points out that both should be long enough to cover the subject. In the modern era, men, in particular, would be well advised to drop all reference to female attire and talk about blogs instead. Source: How Long is theRead More →

As dry drinking gains in popularity, designers and brands tell us how they position low and zero alcohol beers to an uninitiated audience. We’ve reported for a while now on Digital Arts on how the world of drinks branding is changing. Source: Booze-free branding: How to design beer brands for dryRead More →

This our favourite post, which we look forward to putting together each year. It’s always mind-blowing look back at the year over 100+ posts we have published. This is where we look back at the current year at some of our personal favourite blog posts, which we have published acrossRead More →

The post 252: What Thomas Edison Can Teach YOU about Profitable Blogging appeared first on ProBlogger . 11 Things Thomas Edison Can Teach You About Profitable Blogging If it wasn’t for Thomas Edison, you’d probably be sitting in the dark feeling quite bored. Source: 252: What Thomas Edison Can TeachRead More →

When it comes to a photographer’s online presence we tend to think of social media platforms like Instagram or Facebook — or YouTube for those who create videos on a regular basis. It seems, though, that the lowly blog sometimes gets overlooked. Source: 6 Strong Reasons Why Photographers Should HaveRead More →

Check out the Top 10 Best Stock Photo Sites For Bloggers in 2018. Looking for amazing, free, high-quality stock images for your site? Check this list for the best sites to use. Source: Top 10 Best Stock Photo Sites For Bloggers in 2018Read More →

In this article, we are going to look at some tips that will help you create a strategy that will help take your blog to the top . Whether you are writing a blog to support an essay writing service or you are just sharing stories about your life, youRead More →

As designers, we find inspiration everywhere. When we’re out and about, in books and magazines, galleries and exhibitions—and, of course, on the internet. But to save you wading through the rough to find the diamonds, we’ve put together 50 of the best design blogs that you have to check outRead More →

netiquette the finer points

Netiquette is a colloquial portmanteau of the words network and the internet; it is an informal word implying the rules of correct, acceptable and polite behaviour online. Netiquette is the manual exercise and regulation of our online society.Email, social media and communicating online has been around long enough that one would think that most people would be adept at this form of communication.Read More →