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Free Clipart - Twig

Here is a clipart that would give your the feel of nature to your images, emails, documents and banners.

They are available in three different sizes.

Just download the zip file, extract it and use any of the required sizes. They are in the PNG format, and should be useful in emails, websites and blogs. You may use them for personal use, and if used for commercial purposes, please give an attribution link to Splat. Please do not redistribute them.

CRAP Design: Part 3 - Alignment

This is the the third post in the CRAP Design series. In the last post we looked at the Proximity principle. In this post, we will look at the 'A' in the CRAP - the Alignment Principle.

Next Generation DVDs: Blu-Ray

Imagine a disc which can store 5 times the data, provide superior audio and video quality and provide better random access functionalities compared to a DVD (Digital Video Disc). Yes!! The next generations of optical disc formats are here. They are Blu Ray and HD DVD. In this post I am highlighting the features of the Blu Ray. In the coming posts, I will discuss about HD DVD and the format war which is currently in progress between them.

Free Clipart - Blaze set

Here is a clipart set inspired by the decals that we find adorned on bikes and cars - the ones that depict the blaze of fire or paranormal fire.

I created four variants (in three sizes):

CRAP Design: Part 2 - Proximity

This is the second part in the CRAP Design series. In the last post we looked at the four different principles to be used while designing a document or web page. In this post, we will look at one of them in depth.

Free Clipart - Different colored splats

I was looking at some trends in search and found that lot of people are looking out for clip art of splats. I fiddled around with Inkscape, and I got this. I made variations of them in terms of basic colors (black, white, blue, red, yellow and green) and they come in three sizes.

Just download the zip, extract it and use any of the colors or sizes you need. They are in the PNG format, and should be useful in emails, websites and blogs. You may use them for personal use, and if used for commercial purposes, please give an attribution link to Splat. Please do not redistribute them.

Command Line - Resourceful or geeky?

Command Line Screen

I must have been in my sixth grade when my dad got me a computer. It was a 386 DX 66 MHz assemble PC, which came with DOS 6.2. It had 512 MB hard disk and 4 MB ram. I know, it is quite lowly specifications - but it was a novelty to have PC in those days, and I was the only kid in the block to have a computer at home.

CRAP Design: Part 1 - Make documents and pages look good

This would not be some thing about vulgar design in spite of the title. On the other hand this would be the first post in a series that deals with some of the basic principles that can be applied while designing just about any written material - be it on the web or offline documents, or printed documents.

Quit school/job, start blogging?

I open my Thunderbird client today morning, and there was something there that made it feel like a history recap. It was about the choice between education and blogs.

Conversations - Websites and blogs

Splat went through a bit of restructuring a couple of days back, and its primary aim was to improve the flow of information - conversation - between websites and blogs.

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