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Alexa Chipman
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50 Gorgeous typography design examples
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40 great User Interface examples.
Below you can see a collection of 40 interesting and innovative examples of interface designs which are made for various applications. As you can see, they have a perfect balance between usability and design.
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Using color and photography to emphasize a design message.
Humans react quickly to strong visuals, and design is no different. Having photography of succulent fruit, tantalizing beaches, and mouth-watering brownies on packaging or websites helps draw viewers in. I recall visiting a bakery website with large photographs of cupcakes that seemed so real I ...
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Web design trend for top navigation in a striped bar.
Reducing the vertical height of a website is always a top concern, since most visitors have little patience for scrolling to see content. I have seen a trend of putting the logo and main navigation in a semi-transparent or bright coloured top stripe. These slim mastheads certainly save space, ...
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Review of Guys & Dolls, a local production in Rohnert Park, CA through October 26th
Guys and Dolls Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burows Directed by Gene Abravaya Music Direction by Janis Wilson Choreography by Michella Snider For tickets / schedule : www.spreckelsonline.com. Spreckels Performing Arts Center Rohnert Park, CA ...
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Beautiful Google web fonts showcased
A showcase of the best typefaces from the Google web fonts directory.
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Checkerboard patterns can revive a dull design.
Websites are starting to look the same with a homepage photo banner / slider, navigation, and thumbnails underneath. One way website design is breaking out of the mold is by creating patterned homepages with a quilted checkerboard. Some are purely color and texture shapes, others use photography ...
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Circles and typography - a growing trend in packaging design.
Graphic design using circles seems to go in and out of favor every few years. From the packaging design I have seen, they appear to be coming in again. I have seen them in bright colors behind reversed out type, in arches over photography, and other clever places in design. circles3-logo ...
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New blog post - hierarchy and its importance in packaging design typography.
Clear hierarchy of elements is important to quickly bring a message across, but how much is too much? Some of the latest packaging and print materials I have seen use a huge headline or logo that dwarfs all else on the package. bigtype2. At first glance it is effective—that kind of look jumps ...
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Ribbons and textures can bring depth to website design.
While flat website design is gaining popularity, 3-dimensional website design is still the norm online. I am seeing more background photography textures, and wrap-around ribbons to break up box grids. texturebgs2. Photography Background Textures. When working with a client where visuals are ...
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Author, Graphic Designer, Website Designer, Historian, Science Fiction Geek
Employment
  • International Wine Accessories
    Web Content Specialist, 2013 - present
  • Torme Design
    Contract Web Programmer, 2008 - present
  • Sloat Design
    Contract Web Programmer, 2007 - 2013
  • San Domenico School
    Web Editor, 2010 - 2012
  • BariMD
    Contract Graphic Designer, 2008 - 2011
  • P&H Creative Group
    Graphic Designer, 2006 - 2009
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Graphic Designer, Historian, Fantasy / Sci-fi Author
Introduction
Alexa Chipman has a B.F.A., a.b.a. from Dominican University with an emphasis in Digital Art & Graphic Design. Alexa has seventeen years experience in graphic design and web development.

She is the author of the popular radio drama series Maudelayne, and has had several papers published in fantasy journals. Her published books include the history book Lady Washington: Age of Exploration Merchant Vessel, a fantasy trilogy, Mawbray: Secret of the Rift, Ambar, Erfyl, and Supernova.
Bragging rights
Nominated for 9 Parsec awards, finalist twice.
Education
  • Aquinas Institute of Theology
    Graduate Studies, 2012 - 2012
  • Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology
    Graduate Studies, 2010 - 2012
  • Dominican University of California
    Digital Art / Graphic Design, 2004 - 2006
  • Santa Rosa Junior College
    Fine Art / Technology, 2000 - 2003
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