Code Standards | Isobar

This is an invaluable reference for any web project.

This document contains normative guidelines for web applications built by the Interface Development practice of Isobar North America (previously Molecular). It is to be readily available to anyone who wishes to check the iterative progress of our best practices.

Code Standards | Isobar.

Checklist for Designers working with Clients

Working as a designer sometimes means working under pressure to unrealistic deadlines. Navigating thru a tight deadline can be tricky. A few of my projects lately have been just that. Time frames that should be unheard of, expectations that are just out of this world. When faced with such a dilemma, it’s important to push back on the client. Make them realize exactly what they are responsible for delivering to you in-order for you to deliver the final product to them.

Following is a checklist of what a designer should ask from the client. Please feel free to make suggestions. This is a work in progress.

  • What is the timeframe? Any idea of the budget or allocated time is helpful in determining the amount of effort required, the level of detail, the actual deliverables and the number of revisions which are achievable?

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Great Typography Reference

Hey I found this some time ago and wanted to post it up for my own reference and for my peeps. Let me know of anything Fontalicious or Typographitastical… (Made up words look better in a nice font!)

The Periodic Table of Typefaces: Popular, Influential & Notorious. Link to the actual large file you can zoom in and download it yourself. It’s great!

Periodic Table of Typefaces

Efficiency and organization: Online tools and resources for accountancy and time management

15 Online Financial Tools for Freelance Designers

15 online tools and services that can offer freelancers some help in the area of finances and billing. Most of these tools are paid, but limited free plans or free trials are available in most cases.
While paying for this type of tool or software may not sound appealing, the time you will be able to save should more than make up for the cost, not to mention less headaches and increased accuracy.