Statistics are like Bikinis

What they Reveal is Suggestive but What they Conceal is Vital Social Media Examiner posted a podcast with Ian Cleary of RazorSocial on How to Use Twitter Analytics which made me think of the analysis I did when I was fundraising for the my first school with Pencils of Promise. And so I decided to…

The 8 Secrets to Canva’s Sucess

I discovered Canva in early 2015. I fell in love with the web-based graphic design tool.   (See my first ever LinkedIn post!) Canva was started by  Melanie Perkins in Australia in  July 2012.  Born out of her frustration with existing graphic design tools, she dreamed about making graphic design easy for everyone.  She also wanted to…

CSS Secrets from a CSS Guru

 A CSS Guru Reveals a Big CSS Secret Of late, I have been fascinated with mouse-sensitive animation. See this one called Particle JS that I forked onto Codepen. Another version is this a pen that does not require any Javascript. This animation is triggered using CSS transitions only, Adapted from HongKiat.com CSS3 Transition is a great addition to CSS3 that allows  transitional changing effects to CSS…

The Mystery of Favicons, SOLVED!

Learning to Make Favicons Part of my mission to learn graphic design and web design is to create my own icons and logos for the websites I make (for fun). One thing has been puzzling me for days — why my favorite favicon generator (Dan’s Tool’s, which generates all the icons you’ll ever need, for Web, Android,…

Different Types of G

Different Fonts have Different Types of G I did a sample of Gs for my other Twitter and Facebook account: the Gifted Singaporean.

How To: Keep Your Standards High

How to Keep your Standards High for Dribbble The post that got put into the best bucket in Dribbble is one that I posted 7 months ago on Instagram. This was made for my best friend Natalie because she’s always perfectly groomed and wearing 4 inch heels. Pretty sure Coco Chanel said it but what counts…

Making Gifs

Making Gifs for Twitter I started making Gifs when I realised that they were becoming popular on Twitter.  In particular, Dustin Stout , one of the early Tweeps that I engaged with would always reply with a Gif. So one of the very first Gifs I made was this one that I sent to him! @dustntv…

Happy New Year 2016 Gif

This was the GIF that I sent out over the New Years. Only 3 Apps used to make this one. Notegraphy: The Happy New Year with slashes of colour was made in Notegraphy.  This setting is one of my favourites, and I have used it for a quote on Creativity before. Over: The greeting below it…

An unexpected Dribbble invitation

 Dribbble: A Show and Tell for Designers I had been admiring shots on Dribbble and looking at designers showing off their spare invites on Tumblr. For those that are unfamiliar with Dribbble, it is an invite-only social network for designers, described as a “show and tell” for designers – to showcase projects that they’re working off and to…

Christmas is all about Giving!

  This is another Gif that I made on the iPhone. Apps used: 1. Photo Collage to add words and images; 2. Gifx to add the animated floating hearts.    

How to Download Google Fonts to your MAC with one line of code

How to Install all Google’s Fonts onto your computer with one line of code   Why Google Fonts Google fonts are open-sourced fonts, optimised for the web, where you can select, preview and choose fonts. Often used by developers for use in website development,  the Google Fonts API will generate the necessary browser-specific CSS to use the…