December 2009 Archives
More on this magical Live Preflight that finds errors as you're working and helps you fix them in half the time after the jump...
Happy Xmas 12.26.09
Entering Magazine of the Year is entirely FREE. Simply enter any other category and you're automatically entitled to present your gorgeous specimen (in the form of three issues) for analysis by a scholarly panel of esteemed academicians.
The first day of judging is entirely devoted to MoY. Every judge will see your submission and, like last year, only ONE magazine will be declared that rarest of rare: Magazine of the Year.
Show off your colors. Take this once-a-year opportunity to put a representative sample of your hard work and field research in front of the experts, your peers.
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Today, though, this isn't really a tip we're sharing: it's a game-changer. Adobe is beta testing Flash Catalyst, which lets you, the designer, create interactive content (websites, apps, everything you need to have in your professional creative portfolio these days) without writing code. Create it, and set it live. Without writing code. Your eyes aren't fooling you: you can do this yourself. Come with us after the jump and get ready to download the beta software. … MORE
She lost her father when she was 9, battled diabetes, and was raised by her mother in a public housing project. She eventually graduated with honors at Princeton University, received her J.D. from Yale Law School and embarked on a distinguished legal and judicial career. By the time she was nominated for the Supreme Court, Sotomayor had more federal judicial experience than any potential justice in 100 years, and more overall judicial experience than anyone confirmed to the court in the past 70 years. And that's the short story.
Here at Latina, we were honored to be granted the first photoshoot with the new justice in September. We all felt there was only one person for this assignment, and that was Platon, who graciously accepted. The story from the shoot after the jump... … MORE
Life Outside of Work 12.17.09
The disagreeable physical aftereffects of drunkenness, such as a headache or stomach disorder, usually felt several hours after cessation of drinking.
That pretty much sums up my morning after Tuesday night's SPD holiday bash. And what a bash it was: drinks, food, giveaways, awesome conversations, and my fav: dancing.
We'd like to thank all who donated the fantastic gifts to our raffle, Monterone Inc. catering and our very special liquor sponsors brought to us by Todd Weinberger: Bear Flag, Hendricks, Milagro, Reyka and Sailor Jerry. A big thank you to Linda Rubes for gathering the vintage holiday mag covers shown during the event.
Check out some of Antwan Duncan's captured moments (as well as a few of mine) here.
**VERY special thanks to the gorgeous Judith Puckett Rinella for being my partner in crime during raffle announcements!
2009. In that four-year run they established a look that was both playful and elegant, funky and chic, with tightly-refined typography and state-of-the-art illustration and photography. Design director Kirby Rodriguez and his art and photo crew were high-level smart in their approach to magazine-making.
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New Work 12.14.09
New Work 12.11.09
(Photo grid courtesy of The New Yorker.)
Life Outside of Work 12.04.09
Pass the word along to your fellow photographers, illustrators, stylists, editors and friends...
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RSVP to get on the guest list after the jump (and non-members get to save $5 on entry fee!)
***Special Thanks to our Members' Outreach committee volunteer, Todd Weinberger for hooking us up with our awesome sponsors: Bear Flag, Hendrick's, Milagro, Reyka and Sailor Jerry!
12.15.09 - 7PM - Retreat - 37 W 17th Street (between 5th/6th ave)
What do you think? Better than the UK's Best-of for 2009?
Can't get enough of that.