Lazy Sunday Mornings: Brushing up on the Basics and Best Practices
Back to Basics

It’s a new year and Spring is in full swing, so that means new projects and new problems that need solving. Sometimes, its a good idea to brush up on the basics, learn some history, work on our online presence, or get rid of a bad habit.

Lazy Sunday Mornings is a series much like Cool Stuff Roundup, but bringing you content that is fit for your lazy Sundays – longer, meatier, and chock full of deep thoughts and cool concepts.


So What’s the Big Deal with Horizontal & Vertical Bezier Handles Anyway?
Who doesn’t like process shots and hand-lettering? Today’s process short eye-candy is supplied by The Australian Graphic Supply Co. More importantly, they offer a little tutorial and background understanding on why those bezier handles need to be -just-so.


My Photo Went Viral, And Nothing Could Have Prepared Me For What Happened After
Mike Kelley was an aviation fan and decided to go out to Los Angeles International Airport to create some magic. Over the last three weeks, his photo has went viral in both the best and worst ways possible. Read his story about how and why it became so viral.


Don’t fucking procrastinate. (part 1)
From the designers at Good Fucking Design Advice, comes some, well, good advice about killing that procrastination habit and in the meanwhile, learning not to beat yourself up about it. (In regards to the profanity, that is both the name of the article and the name of the company.)


Know Your Design History: Metal versus Wood Engraving
Did you miss Nancy Sharon Collins’ history essay this past Thursday on the differences between metal and wood engraving? Catch up on your design history and engraving knowledge.


50 Tweetable Twitter Tips You Wish You Knew Years Ago
Refine your Twitter game and incorporate some of these in your daily practices to increase your engagement or get more followers. Everyone should know how to market themselves a little bit.


Mobile application development: From idea to creation
What’s your mobile app workflow? Have you been interested in application development, but don’t know where to start? Check out Adobe INSPIRE magazine’s run-through on how to take an idea from inception to creation.

By AIGA New Orleans
Published April 27, 2014