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At Your Service: The Next Evolution of Six Apart

Five years ago this week, we announced one of the biggest milestones in our company history, including the creation of TypePad and our transformation from two bloggers with a powerful platform to a company dedicated to bringing the power of...

The new Favicons: Making Webclip icons for iPhone

As is usual on any day when Apple has a MacWorld keynote speech, everybody's been focused on the new hardware and software that's launched. But there's another new little detail for web developers to keep track of, too -- webclip...

An Interview: Apperceptive, Boing Boing and MT4

As we’ve mentioned on the Movable Type news blog, today Boing Boing, the immensely popular “Directory of Wonderful Things”, relaunched on the Movable Type 4.0 platform. There were a lot of people and organizations involved in the effort, but one...

Style Contest Judge: Kathy Scoleri

Since we've wrapped up our interview series with the winners of The Style Contest, we're spending time with each of the contest judges. Today we're speaking with Kathy Scoleri of Moxie Design Studios....

Style Contest Judge: Joelle Reeder

Since we've wrapped up our interview series with the winners of The Style Contest, we're spending time with each of the contest judges. Today we're speaking with Joelle Reeder of Moxie Design Studios. Check back every week for a new...

Style Contest Judge: Douglas Beach

Since we've wrapped up our interview series with the winners of The Style Contest, we're beginning a new series with the contest judges. Today we're speaking with Douglas Beach from Adobe. Check back every week for a new interview....

From contests to archives

One of things that has made me the most proud about The Style Contest is the desire expressed by many to contribute styles to the database long after the contest was over. This to me is the best sign that...

Style Contest Designer: Liz Lubowitz

This post is the final in a series of interviews with the winners of The Style Contest. Today we're speaking with Liz Lubowitz, whose theme, The Late Show, was the overall winner in The Style Contest. Liz also won in...

Style Contest Designer: Simone Plebani

This post is the fourth in a series of interviews with the winners of The Style Contest. Check back every week to meet a new Style Contest design winner. Today we're speaking with Simone Plebani, whose Magic Paper theme won...

Style Contest Designer: Victoria Wang

This post is the third in a series of interviews with the winners of The Style Contest. Check back every week to meet a new Style Contest design winner. Today we're speaking with Victoria Wang, whose Summer Love theme won...

Style Contest Designer: Parker Torrence

This post is the second in a series of interviews with the winners of The Style Contest. Check back every week to meet a new Style Contest design winner. Today we're speaking with Parker Torrence, whose Top Secret theme won...

Style Contest Designer Interview Series

This post is the first in a series of interviews with the winners of The Style Contest. Check back every week to meet a new Style Contest design winner. Today we're speaking with Caroline Cano Morant, whose Make My Way...

Showing up in style

Just the other day I was surfing around and I stumbled upon a blog that was using a very familiar design. Hmmmm, now where have I seen that style before? Oh yeah, it was created by one of the contestants...

50 Ways to Be a Better Designer

From Computer Arts, 50 ways to become a better designer. Usually, these lists are a lazy way to fill up an article, but this one's pretty good: Despite their very different backgrounds, many of our designers offered the same advice...

Kubrick Killers

I will be honest, when I saw that the first style someone submitted to The Style Contest was a port of the Kubrick style, I rolled my eyes. If there is one thing the world needs less of are blogs...

The Style Contest: Deadline for Designs

Just a friendly reminder -- there's $17,000 in prizes being awarded as part of the The Style Contest, and the deadline is this Monday, June 5. We're thrilled to see all the great designs submitted so far, but also know...

Time to Check In on IE7

Astute observers of Microsoft's progress on Internet Explorer 7 will note that the team has reached a significant milestone, and that means it's probably time to get serious about checking out the latest versions. Most of us who hack around...

Pixelicious Icons

Sometimes when you're on crunch time in building a site, you just need a couple of simple pixel icons to really help a design sing. One of the coolest new resources we've seen is Mini Pixel Icons, which offers exactly...

The Style Contest has launched!

While everyone talks about content being king, there is no doubt that design and aesthetics are a big part of what makes an audience sit up and take notice of a blog. Designers are often the unsung heroes of the...

Jakob Nielsen's Top Ten Blog Design Mistakes

Noted usability maven Jakob Nielsen, long a subject of conversation and critique by bloggers, finally returns the favor with a top ten list of design suggestions for bloggers. Titled "Weblog Usability: The Top Ten Design Mistakes", the latest Alertbox offers...