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February 11th, 2011

Customize your WordPress login page

You may be surprised to find out that you can customize the WordPress login screen. Maybe you knew this already, but did you know how easy it is? In fact all you need is a function in your functions.php file and a new stylesheet. Of course just a few small touches can make it even […]

Filed in CSS, Design, Development, Social Media, WordPress

July 6th, 2010

Web Typography: 3 Choices

For all of the advancements in web design and development, one problem has remained: the inability to easily incorporate real fonts into websites. It’s frustrating for designers because they want to make a visually inspiring site and don’t want to be shackled by the ‘web-friendly’ fonts such as Arial, Verdana, Times New Roman, Courier, Comic […]

Filed in CSS, Design, Development, WordPress

February 26th, 2008

2008 Local Addy Awards

This past Friday everyone from the CNP offices attended the local Addy Awards banquet to see what kind of awards we would walk out with this year. The Addy Awards are conducted by the American Advertising Federation and the local competition is the entry point to their national competition. Awards are given across a multitude […]

Filed in Design, Development, Who We Are

January 13th, 2008

New Site: Yahoo!'s Corporate Blog, Yodel Anecdotal

Friday was a fun day spent at the Yahoo! campus in Sunnyvale, CA launching the updated Yodel Anecdotal. Myself along with Mike and Josh from Voce Communications got together with Nicki Dugan (Yodel’s Editor) to add some more cowbell. Things started with a meeting on the redesign back in late July 2007 and led to […]

Filed in Design, Development, New Site, Social Media, WordPress

October 17th, 2007

Florida Creatives Happy Hour – More Socializing (beer) with Central Florida Developers

This past Monday I attended my first Florida Creatives gathering. The group has been meeting for nearly a year now (better late than never, right?) but are very open to newcomers. It’s a great excuse to get together with some like-minded designers/develoeprs for some beer and tater tots. Interested? Learn more at the Florida Creatives […]

Filed in Design, Development

October 12th, 2007

Conference Wrapups: BarCamp Orlando, BlogOrlando and An Event Apart

The blog continues to suffer as things stay busy at the office. In the past three weeks in addition to launching a new site (full post and portfolio pages still to come) we’ve been to BarCamp Orlando, blogorlando and then finished things up with a trip out to San Francisco to this year’s final An […]

Filed in Design, Development, Who We Are

July 16th, 2007

Web Design by Committee

Speak Up, a graphic design blog I regularly read, recently posted an interesting article on the dreaded “Design by Committee” and it got me thinking about this subject. It is generally thought in our industry (and really any industry that involves providing visual design for others) that the more individuals involved in the decision-making process […]

Filed in Design, Development

July 9th, 2007

Successful User Experience

Successful experience design is invisible… which can create a problem for developing your portfolio. ~ Jared Spool at Web Design World today About the AuthorNick Gernert leads the Platform Services team that’s part of Voce Connect and oversees all web development efforts as well as making sure all those efforts are strategically sound. He is […]

Filed in Design, Usability

June 1st, 2007

19 Things Not to do When Building a Web Site

When I see titles such as “Top 10 Things Not…” or “5 Reasons Why You…” it usually catches my interest. I recently came across the article 19 Things Not to Do When Building a Web Site and I have to say that they’re dead on. I’m also happy to say that these are things that […]

Filed in Design, Development, Usability

May 7th, 2007

Tron Font

For any true Tron fan we have the Tron Font About the AuthorNick Gernert leads the Platform Services team that’s part of Voce Connect and oversees all web development efforts as well as making sure all those efforts are strategically sound. He is on Twitter as @nickgernert.

Filed in Design