15

January

Fluid Design goes on a diet!

My Design Week Portland design efficiency class was so popular that I decided to bring it to the masses. While I feel

11

December

Fluid Win! Set AI to ACTUAL “Actual Size”

I’ve gone down a lot of rabbit holes over the years in my quest for (read: obsession over) design efficiency, and many

06

November

Decision Fatigue Makes a (Creative) Body Drag

We Fluid Designers use all sorts of tricks to remove time and energy from non-​​​​creative tasks so that we can devote

22

October

Adobe Generator: Close! But Save for Web ain’t dead yet.

I liked the idea of Adobe Generator when it first debuted. And then I tried it. Then I loved it. I hadn’t even had

22

October

CC Tweaks to Kill Kittens For: Photoshop

The “Tweaks” series is gleaned from an absurdly long document that I created in 2010 that summarized all of the bugs

17

October

Automation Station:
Quick press-​​ready file export

The Automation Station series offers tips for using actions and macros to speed up various aspects of your design workf

08

July

CC Tweaks to Kill Kittens For: Illustrator

The “Tweaks” series is gleaned from an absurdly long document that I created in 2010 that summarized all of the bug

08

July

A Cast of Creative Champions

How people in different roles and career stages benefit from the FD Master Suite We hinted at the major players here on

22

June

NEW! FREE! The FD Efficiency Pack 1.0 Just Dropped

Get ready to work better. I’m thrilled to finally be able to offer a robust package of efficiency-​​​​bolstering de

07

April

Dead Hack: Adobe CS Preference Copying

The Dead Hack series of posts is devoted to design techniques that, while clever, are now officially useless because the