About the voice-over for my website intro

When I started working on the intro for my new website in late 2015 I knew I would eventually want some voice-over to go along with the titles appearing on screen. Read more »

An explanation for my website intro

There’s a lot of thinking that went into the creation of the intro sequence that I have on the homepage of my new website. Read more »

My new website went live

Yesterday I launched a brand new design for my main website at kareldonk.com. It was long overdue considering that the previous design was launched all the way back in May of 2011. Read more »

Persuasion, Influencing and Selling are Mind Manipulation

Mind manipulation is deeply ingrained in our societies around the world as a result of thousands of years of deliberate effort and policy. Read more »

Best Way to Learn Typography: The Elements of Typographic Style

Want to learn typography? The best book on the subject is “The Elements of Typographic Style” by Robert Bringhurst. This book is a masterpiece when it comes to the subject of typography and page design. Read more »

Creativity, innovation and making mistakes

I came across a very good article written by Espen Brunborg titled “Is the Internet killing creativity?” Brunborg touches upon a number of interesting subjects, and I especially liked the following bit towards the end: But remember ... Read more »

Be a Responsible Client

People are always on the lookout for bargains. Everyone wants to spend as little money as possible while getting as much as possible in return. After all, the more money you save, the more you can do with the same budget. Read more »

Adolf Hitler and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom: useAutoBahn = true

Earlier this week I had a problem when using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Lightroom would freeze every time I went from the Library module into the Develop module, and sometimes when I switched photos in the Develop module. Read more »

The Importance of powerful Visuals in Communication

Visual communication is many times more powerful than verbal and written communication. People remember 10% of what they hear, 30% of what they read, and 80% of what they see and do. Read more »

The Holographic and Fractal Universe

I remember when I was around 15 years old in high school, sitting in the classroom during one of my very first chemistry lessons. The teacher — Mr. Read more »
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