August 2011 Newsletter

A Quick Dose of Inspiration

Here’s some of our favorite stuff for August as well as interesting people, dribbbles and links from around the design community.

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2 quick conference discounts for you guys:
If you want to check out the Mobile JS Summit online conference on August 30th use “20UMS” good for 20% off all ticket types and/or if you’re in Charlotte North Carolina use “ConvergeSE” for a 25% discount on tickets to SocialFresh.

Video Podcasts & Interviews

David Kenada
In this episode David explains what Sencha Touch and jQTouch is and how one lead to the other. Also leave a comment to win a free Mobile JS Summit ticket! YEAH! Check it out…
Chris Coyier Web Designer's Tarot - On Sale!
Greg Rewis Kimberly Blessing
For August:
Atlanta Web Design Group
We are hitting the road just about every month to a new location where we’ll be sponsoring or giving a design talk. From panels, presentations to meet ups we’d love to join you at your next event.
Our Schedule

Favorite Designs of the Month

People You Should Follow…


Our Favorite Dribbbles of the Month

Other icons
by Tim Boelaars

by Oleg Turbaba

Scary blood
by Fuzzco

logotype in progress
by Drew Melton

Mystery Project 7

Dinosaurcomics Infographic
by Linda Nakanishi

Favorite typeface of the month

The Gibson font family hits the right spot for many people and on many levels. It is a humanist sans serif typeface designed by eminent Canadian type designer Rod McDonald, and produced by Patrick Griffin and Kevin King of Canada Type, to honour John Gibson FGDC (1928-2011), Rod’s long-time friend and one of the original founders of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC).

Learn more about this typeface…

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Links, Tweets and Other Stuff

Here are some links to content we’ve sent out over the past month. Follow us on twitter (@unmatchedstyle) if you find these links useful.

Listen to the @atxwebshow where they’re talking about @ConvergeSE

A Whole Bunch of Amazing Stuff Pseudo Elements Can Do

View your site on different devices in your browser

Get a quick view of your HTML5 & CSS3 Browser Capabilities

How to read a wireframe

Scrolling Parallax: A jQuery Plugin.

HTML5 Video Player Comparison

Unique, royalty-free, hand-drawn icon set by @fredhq

A Modern, Lightweight Open-Source #JavaScript Library for Interactive Maps

Remember if you tweet out a really good link use the hashtag #ums, we’ll link it up.


Gene Crawford

With over a decade of experience in the industry he has overseen the design and architecture of hundreds of web sites and applications. An active member in the design community, he's the editor & producer of, the ConvergeSE, ConvergeFL, ConvergeRVA and the Breaking Development conference series.