Tag Archives: events

Site of the Day: Labbler.com

It’s difficult to design a website that caters to a wide range of people. Conference websites are a perfect example—they have to appeal to potential attendees, speakers, exhibitors and advertisers, and each group has very different needs. Labbler.com tackles this problem with a widget that dominates its home page. It lets you go straight...

Site of the Day: BuildResponsively.com

If you’re going to put together an event focused on teaching responsive web design, you better have a nice responsive site to promote it! This beautiful little site fits the bill. I especially love the HTML/CSS-based ribbons. All in all, it’s a great calling card for the event and effective site design.  Need more...

Job: Interactive Designer at Sparks

Sparks seeks an Interactive Designer in Burlingame, CA: Sparks interactive is a growing team of interactive designers, technologists and tinkerers growing from within an event company to create cutting edge interactive experiences in architectural and event based settings. … Our ideal Interactive Designer is creative, energetic, deeply knowledgeable about the latest interactive based technologies and trends,...

Talk Talk Talk

As freelancers, we spend so much of our time alone, inside our own heads doing our creative thing. That’s why at the end of last year, I set a goal for myself: in 2011 I would do more public speaking, more putting myself in the center of things.

Site of the Day: preparetoactivate.com

Sometimes it’s helpful to minimize the connection a website has to its technical roots. The style of this site for the Activate web design event feels organic and is richly illustrated. Why do such a thing? I believe the approach can resonate really well with visitors looking for an escape from their digital tethers. In...

Money-related events in NY and online

In addition to the upcoming 4th Annual Creative Freelancer Conference in Chicago this June 23-24, 2011, we're testing a pilot program of mini-events, presented by The Creative Group and sponsored by The Creative Freelancer Conference.

Events for Freelancers

Earlier in the month, I highlighted a few events coming up in October. Here are a couple more: In New Jersey, October 20 is the next Co-Working Open House at Converge on the campus of Kean University. Details and sign up here. In Grand Rapids, MI on Thursday, Oct. 21 at 5:30 PM, I’ll...