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About Jill Specter

Jill has been a designer for over a decade and in that time has worked on a plethora of projects from print to Web. She made this blog to share her voice and experience with the world and contribute to the design community at large.

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For this week’s post, I bring you the experience of getting your photos printed online! I chose MPix to help me out. Their site is quick and easy to use and I am happy with the results, overall.

October 9, 2012 by

I know, who can resist the pull of the animated GIF and all its awesomeness? Luckily these days you may not need Photoshop, although it’s my ol’ tried and true method. To create your very own, wondrous 8-bit color animated…

September 25, 2012 by

I recently took a trip across the big blue to gorgeous Spain. We landed in Barcelona and then hit Madrid. It’s amazing there. The food, the people, and even the interior design. Known for their adorable and chic boutique hotels, there is one that stood out among the rest.

September 11, 2012 by

I have a couple of gripes with some websites. When looking for what I want on a website, it should be easy and obvious. More often than not, though, many sites make it really, really hard to find basic things…

August 21, 2012 by

Recently, I put everything I own into a 7×7 PODs storage container. I carefully chose this size after chatting online with the company (a feature I always like from a service provider and completely necessary since their site has a…

August 7, 2012 by

Presenting artist Holla Watson Perkins, her art Sweet Issues and her painted custom shoes Favola Bella Shoes. I love her for taking her passion and being an entrepreneur with her talent. Also, as a shameless plug, here is the logo set…

July 17, 2012 by

I am a woman and I like to shop. There, I said it. I feel much better. I have spent many, many years building my shopping skills and brand recognition expertise. In all those years, I’ve noticed a few things….

July 3, 2012 by

What is a classic? What makes a movie a classic, or classic literature, and even classic logos? What I love about this very concept of a ‘classic’ in human society is the poetry in it. Does something being classic, invoke…

June 19, 2012 by