I quietly launched the new JeffFinley.org site. It’s my personal portfolio and blog. After spinning my wheels on trying to design from scratch vs work from a WordPress theme, I ended up going with a theme. I chose Elefolio from WooThemes because not only is the Woo team known for their quality, support, and attention [...]
I found this decent article on some web design trends that the author predicts will die within the next year or so. Namely, gels, gradient fills, etc. Lots of the web 2.0 craze. click here to read the article
I’ve been doing a lot of CSS work at Go Media. And I’ve been using listamatic for some inspiration on list-navs. Which has always been a reliable resource. I just found this link that shows off some other awesome ways of CSS navigation. All web designers need to check it out!
This site outlines their pick for 10 of the best designed blogs. The particular platform (WP, Moveable Type, Typepad, Handcoded) doesnâ€™t matter. Itâ€™s what you do with it that counts. This isnâ€™t about prettiest blog, or the best written blog. This is a list of the most groundbreaking, cutting edge blogs out there. You see [...]
This page is really fascinating. It goes through over 300 web 2.0 sites and reviews them and gives you the top 3 in a lot of different categories. If you don’t know, web 2.0 is kind of like the new generation of the internet. Based on user interactive and user submitted content. Websites that are [...]
I designed the new website for Crystal City Clothing. If you aren’t familiar, it’s the clothing line of Amy Carlson and Johnny Whitney (The Blood Brothers and Neon Blonde). They have some really creative designs are everything’s printed on American Apparel (sweat shop free and really comfy). I suggest you check it out and buy [...]
I finally finished the website for Play the Assassin Records. It took forever to finally get all the content up. The backend guy we were working with strung us along for months and I ended up having to populate the website with all it’s content manually. Which, had we known that in the beginning, it [...]