Brainstorms and Raves

Notes on Web Design, Development, Standards, Typography, Music, and More

Archives by Month: April, 2008

Listed below are excerpts and links to all weblog, blog entries, posts published during April, 2008.





30 Free Website Icons, Blog Icons, Symbol Icons

Looking for free blog icons or website icons? I created 30 free icons for anyone needing small pixel icons: 15 16x16 icons and 15 matching 10x10 icons. Download them all or by each size via the ZIP files within today’s post. (447 words, 8 links, 1 image)

02:19 pm, pdt10 April, 2008

Categories: Graphics, Weblogs





9 Free Adobe Illustrator CS3 Brushes and Symbols

Looking for free Illustrator brushes or symbols? I created 9 free Adobe Illustrator symbols and brushes for anyone who needs rounded triangles or alert symbols, warning symbols. These free brushes and symbols are all fully editable within Adobe Illustrator, so you can change the colors, sizes, and customize them as needed. In addition, I’ve included resources to many more Illustrator brushes, symbols, tutorials, and resources. (566 words, 12 links, 2 images)

04:50 pm, pdt 5 April, 2008

top ·

Visit iStockPhoto - Royalty-free stock images. Click Upload Earn, Click Download Create 

I Wrote a Book

Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists  Via Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists, by Shirley Kaiser. SitePoint Books (July 2006). 

Available now via: SitePoint Books,, (Canada), (UK), (France), (Germany), (Japan), Tower Books U.S. and elsewhere! You'll also help support this site and its owner if you purchase via any of these links.

Learn more at SKDesigns - Deliver First Class Web Sites and via SitePoint Books.

Recommended Books

Web Style Guide - Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites, 2nd Ed., by Patrick J. Lynch, Sarah Horton. Yale University Press, March 2002.

Cover: HTML for the World Wide Web with XHTML and CSS: Visual QuickStart Guide, Sixth Edition. By Elizabeth Castro. Pub. Peachpit Press August 2006.

Hand-picked best book recommendations for Web site design, CSS, graphics, Photoshop, color, accessibility, more

In association with
 In Association with
Page last modified 10 June, 2008 - 3:09pm PDT Page load time: 1527350023.183140 seconds.