(mt) Shareables: Week 47

March 28, 2014

Our weekly “best-of-the-web” list. Enjoy!

1

Wanted: Web Design Shop for Music Mega Stars

If you were to post this ad, the one legit candidate we know would be The Uprising Creative. Let’s congratulate them on their recent win for the Pretty Lights site! Serving stars like Shakira and Justin Timberlake, The Uprising Creative keeps us guessing at their next move. We caught up with them a few years ago for Made on (mt). Watch that interview here.

2

Illustrate Your Day to Day 

There’s something zen about icons. They’re minimal while communicating a clear message. Follow this tutorial and zen-out telling your day to day story with iconography.

3

Side Projects Can Be Primary Revenue Sources Pt 2.

Online tools are making it easier than ever to start and run thriving side businesses. Keir Whitaker covered the basics of starting and running your side business in the fist installation of this series. He continues to showcase marketing, distribution and customer support know-how in part two. Enjoy!

4

Are You Achieving Harmony on the Page?

Striking the right balance in your design is vexing. At first it seems textbook, then you start complicating things with aesthetics and feature elements. Follow this in-depth guide to page harmony when you feel you’re veering off course.

5

Inspire Prospective Employers with a Video CV

Check out this collection of web designers using video to package their experience and value. To explore the principles of creating an effective portfolio, we recommend this post by Fabio Sasso on the importance of presentation.

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