Don’t neglect print materials in electronic world

Social media and online networking may be all the rage, but that doesn't mean you should neglect your small business's print presence. Professional-looking print materials are essential for making a good real-world first

Published on: July 6th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

OCAD launches grad program to meld design with Canada’s tech future

With Canada consistently receiving poor grades in world innovation reports, the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) is the latest of several organizations looking to tap design talent and ensure the country's

Published on: April 27th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Mozilla comes up with dazzling concept smartphone

The hottest concept mobile phone right now doesn't come from Apple, Google, Motorola or HTC. It was developed by a designer in his spare time as part of a Mozilla Labs project.Seabird is

Published on: September 27th, 2010 Nancy Gorhing

Cool tips n’ tricks to liven up your laptop

How do you change the look of a laptop? I mean really change its look--just shifting around the wallpaper, screensaver, or Windows color theme doesn't count. This is a bigger task than you

Published on: April 16th, 2010 David Murphy

How to create fireballs and explosions in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to transform a fairly typical road-trip image - with a big blue sky and wide-open spaces - into an apocalyptic battle scene, complete with tanks, guns, parachutists

Published on: March 18th, 2010 Digital Arts Staff

How smart do you need to be to use a smart phone?

- By Dominira Saul In today’s fast paced and mobile world often our customers, vendors and collaborators expect 24-hour availability and instant responsiveness.  Business people are expected to be able to respond to

Published on: March 16th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

How to create an eye-popping Twitter page in Photoshop

Creating a compelling background design can be a challenge. Your followers will come to associate you with this image and color scheme, so you'll want to craft a background that has character, that

Published on: February 2nd, 2010 Digital Arts Staff

Apple iPad – a great tool for ‘creativity on the go’

So the long mooted Apple iPad is finally here. It's a device that's supposed to take on netbooks at their own game and win, stop working on the train or plane being an

Published on: February 2nd, 2010 Neil Bennett

How to use Adobe After Effects to make a 3D animiated pop up book

There's a resurgence in the popularity of all things vintage at the moment - from retro patterns to kids' sweeties - and motion graphics is no exception. A series of recent bumpers created

Published on: January 22nd, 2010 Sam Hampton-Smith

New squeezable device a bonanza for 3D design

A team of researchers has developed a squeezable mouse-like input device that gives three-dimensional control to its users, and which could offer some interesting possibilities to artists working in 3D.The device is called

Published on: December 7th, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

Physicist’s energy-efficient home a ‘model’ of green living

Think of the lowly rubber band when incorporating energy-saving concepts into your projects.That's the advice a leading physicist has for designers, architects and builders. Amory Lovins debunked the notion that design can only

Published on: December 4th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

MacBook Pro – a great notebook gets even better

The new 15-inch MacBook Pro is faster, runs longer on a charge, doubles the memory capacity, and adds an SD card slot. It also has a gorgeous wide-gamut display and a lower price.

Published on: July 8th, 2009 Tom Yager

Touching donation – Ontario college gets Microsoft Surface unit

The Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD) is partnering with Microsoft Canada Co. to equip a brand new digital media laboratory with a Microsoft Surface unit and turn its students into developers

Published on: April 15th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Dell unveils “world’s thinnest laptop” to take on Mac Air

Dell launched its sleek and fashionable Adamo laptop line Tuesday one of the most buzzed laptops of the year.Going head to head with Apple's MacBook Air and HP's Voodoo Envy, Dell's Adamo line

Published on: March 18th, 2009 Daniel Ionescu and Agam Shah