Link Love – Week Ending 11/Dec 2009
December 11, 2009 in Link Love
The Enthusiastic Yes via Cupcakes and Mace asks: Do you really have enough energy to expend on someone that’s not enthusiastic?
How a Web Design Goes Straight to Hell is hilarious!
You are no longer a web designer. You are a mouse cursor inside a graphic program which the client can control by speaking, emailing and instant messaging.
On the subject of design, this is a fantastic article about attitudes toward “cheap buyers” of graphic/web design and copy. Here’s the gist: Buyers don’t know how much time it takes to create a logo or write a page of website copy. They want results.
Why I’d Rather be Punched in the Testicles than Call Customer Service is also pretty funny.
athinalabella1′s photostream is mesmerizing. Her photography of brightly coloured child-like jewellery (glitter, sparkles, BIG heart shapes) looks good enough to eat.
DIY Fashion Tutorial: Tom Binns Safety Pin Necklace – pretty freakin’ awesome!
Surreal filmmaker and visual artist David Lynch has collaborated with Louboutin to produce a set of fetish images featuring completely vertical Louboutin one off’s. Think tippy-toes ballet shoes with the highest heel imaginable. demiCouture provides a preview, but be warned. These are rated R.
demiCouture also made some interesting comments regarding blogger Tavi’s employment by Harpers Bazzar:
A modeling show for the disabled, Britan’s Missing Top Model had me cringing. This comment via the New York Times describes the show with incredible accuracy:
It’s a contest designed to raise the profile and confidence of disabled women but makes a spectacle of their hunger for acceptance.
- New York Times
Sarah Hannah over at Death Wears Diamon Jewellery made some fair comments about the modeling industry. I agree, but add that aspiring models know the industry is what it is and yet they continue to want it so bad.
I always find myself smiling whenever a Kiwi advert is featured on I Believe in Advertising. Nevermind the fact that it dosen’t make that much sense. “Hot Yacht Pie. Not one of the 6 items on our new $3-or-less Value Picks menu.”
For writers: 10 Secrets to More Magnetic Copy describes what I aim for.
The sequel to the “Heineken Walk-in Fridge” commercial is so incredibly clever; if you’ve seen the first then you must watch this video.