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Earthships history - First experimental house completed new Taos, New Mexico

Earthships…. what’s not to like?

It’s about a year since I first heard the curious name: Earthship, and ever since I’ve continue to learn about, what is now known as Biotecture. Never was there a concept so mutually agreed upon to be a good idea, that as hard as anyone tried they couldn’t come up with reason to not like […]

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Stop to smell the flowers - life by design

Living by Design

Design is in everything, anything can be designed. Life is by design, as well, you can design your own life. To live without design, should be a crime because all it takes is imagination to create a designer lifestyle. Just ask yourself if you’re happy, in all aspects of your life? If there’s some aspect […]

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The beginning is near

This morning I discovered this graphic art that captured my mind, so I followed it to it’s source, low-and-behold to find the Imaginary Foundation. Whom created this powerful image and have used it not only for cheese, in a trap to catch curious intellects but also a digital product, for sale in different formats. This […]

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Casino Beach Design

Casino Beach has always been my favorite Domain name because it encompasses two of my favorite things, casinos and beaches. Many gambling sites are talkin about the penis bible and so they try to create a sexy image by hiring scantily clad girls to prance around with the their company logo displayed somewhere on but […]

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Silicon Palms Logo

New Silicon Palms

Social Media has exploded so rapidly this year that it’s changed the landscape of the web. Websites are no longer as relevant and even blogs are taking a back-seat in the new media vehicles. Social Networks have gone beyond the tipping point to now become the preferred means of communicating by the masses. Now the […]

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Reefer Poker Logo

It all starts with a good name and this one rocks! because of it’s eccentricities and enhanced viral-factor, since it combines 2 illegal activities into 1 name, both of those activities are adored by Pop culture, Gen-X and the masses, both will thrive despite prohibition. The color scheme discreetly incorporates the Rasta colors of red, […]

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Category Design

Possibly the most important aspect of web site design is the categorization of the ideas, as this is what creates the navigation. Ultimately the flow of ideas is what makes a site successful or not. The way that people consume information online is very different from other medias, so it’s even more important to get […]

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Silicon Palms Homepage

Designing Silicon Palms

Just before my departure to Rio de Janeiro for the Christmas Holiday’s I launched a new design on the Silicon Palms website and this Blog. In both cases I went for the less is more philosophy. (more…)

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Gerhard Wolfgang

I’ve been publishing web pages for over 12 years now and an advocate of the open source movement. A few years ago I started following the OSWD (open source web design) and have found some really great themes and templates there, actually it’s largely because of reverse-engineering other designers web pages that I’ve learned what […]

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Invest Offshore - Crown Anchor

Crown & Anchor

My first effort of image development for a web site design started over 10 years ago with the “crown & anchor” which I believe offers image correlation for “invest & offshore”. Back in my early days of learning Photoshop this was a good practice subject, one which I’ve continued to devote time to right up […]

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