Who let Super Mario out?

A really awesome video demonstrating the technical use of matching CG elements using our hero; Super Mario, with live-action footage, and this guy does a great job. This video was made by a student called Andreas Heikaus of Hannover University of Aplied Science and Art as part of his thesis. Check it out!

 

Design Portfolio Tips

A strong portfolio opens doors, a weak portfolio closes them. Your portfolio is often the only thing a person sees before deciding whether or not to contact you, and in many cases you may not be present to explain it (particularly on-line portfolios). There are fundamental qualities that all outstanding portfolios share, and a variety … 

 

So What’s it like working at Google?

I found this on my daily troll of the Internet and thought it was worth keeping here in my archives. The replies are anonymous, and should be taken lightly. But some of the comments come across genuine, revealing some really interesting insights into Google’s corporate culture, strategy and the day-to-day life of being a Google … 

 

Benefits of using Twitter and Facebook for your business

With Social Networking sites becoming more popular each day and with people excessively using sites such as Facebook and Twitter, businesses have found a new form of providing clients and potential clients with up to date promotions and a chance to promote their company for no additional costs. With times changing and modernising, isn’t it … 

 

How to set up an ‘out of office’ reply in Mac Mail

I don’t know if it’s just me, but it took me a little while to find out how to do this feature on my mail account on my Mac, for once, using Windows Outlook seemed much easier to do this, as it’s a default option there. With the Mac Mailer, you have to actually create … 

 

10 Steps To Get Your Design Portfolio Noticed

I’m in the same boat. I always want more traffic to my portfolio websites, but how? There are a lot of guides and tutorials out there, but here are some simple pointers that I have put together from my own personal experiences, that I hope you may want to think about and be of use …