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Marty Ferinni

Articles by Marty Ferinni

Artwork Semantics: Sensible and Fun for Everyone!

By on Apr 10, 2009 in Loud Dog Projects, Web Design, Web Engineering

When building websites, things like background gradients, tabs, and buttons often must be extracted from the design file and engineered in their own right in order to work correctly. In this article, Marty explains how to prepare your graphics file to make this easier.

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Deconstructing a CSS Hover State

By on in Tutorials, Web Design, Web Engineering

It’s often more efficient to use CSS and a customized graphic rather than javascript for common effects like button rollovers. Here, we break down how to design and build them.

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We Have A Portfolio!

By on Feb 25, 2009 in Loud Dog News, Loud Dog Projects, Web Design, Web Engineering

Once again, yesterday evening the strains of the sublime, transcendent keyboard riff of the “The Final Countdown” could be heard in the Loud Dog office as we officially launched the ummm… re-launch of the the Loud Dog website. Now with new, improved portfolio!

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Loud Dog is LinkedIn

By on Feb 9, 2009 in Brand and Identity Design, Business Strategy, Loud Dog News

Behold! Loud Dog now has a LinkedIn Company page! Is this good? What the heck is LinkedIn anyhow? Why should you care?

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Loudface

By on Feb 6, 2009 in Brand and Identity Design, Business Strategy, Loud Dog Culture, Loud Dog News, Personal Technology

Rejoice! Louddog has a facebook page!

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Google Scrape

By on in Loud Dog Culture

At Loud Dog, the web is our business and recently we decided to take a closer look at how we appear online.

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Microsoft’s Missing Chromosome

By on Nov 14, 2008 in Brand and Identity Design, Web Design

Hell froze over the other day. Well, momentarily anyway. Steve Ballmer, in an apparent moment of befuddlement and rare “truthiness” seems to have opened the door a crack to the possibility that there’s something about open source that may actually not be a commie pinko plot.

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Microsoft's Missing Chromosome

By on in Brand and Identity Design, Web Design

Hell froze over the other day. Well, momentarily anyway. Steve Ballmer, in an apparent moment of befuddlement and rare “truthiness” seems to have opened the door a crack to the possibility that there’s something about open source that may actually not be a commie pinko plot.

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Faviconography

By on Aug 4, 2008 in Brand and Identity Design, Web Design, Web Engineering

What are favicons? Why should you use them? How do you make them? Where do they go? What is the meaning of life? Read on, as I gamely tackle these vexing questions. Well, the last one I can answer now. It is of course, forty two.

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The Ugly The Bad and The Good

By on Jun 19, 2008 in Brand and Identity Design, Web Design

By now, surely everyone with an interweb connection has taken note of the stark contrast between the Obama and MacCain campaign’s marketing savvy or complete lack thereof – “let’s go with this lovely lime green backdrop, it really brings out your eyes!”.

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