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The Catch 22 of Web Design Jobs

By Brandon Hunter on February 4, 2014

After scouring the web, you discover endless postings for interactive, UI, and UX design positions. It would seem the world is your oyster, till you start reading the description: “must have 5+ years of experience”...

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What Size Image Do You Need?

By Chris Tate on July 19, 2013

When working with a designer, give them the biggest image you can find. Don't worry about format, file size, or anything like that, just do your best to provide the largest possible picture and let your designer take care of the rest. It's that simple.

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The Tablet Frontier: MoDevTablet

By Anthony Nyström on September 4, 2012

Last April we sponsored the first MoDevUX event in Washington DC and helped facilitate some important conversations about user experience design and application development with hundreds of industry experts. We had the opportunity to take the stage to share some of our insight gained from developing beautiful, modern mobile applications over...

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Improve Interface Development with Box Sizing

By Javier Rios on August 22, 2012

New to css layouts or a Ninja warrior we both share one common headache, The Box Model. The box-model is the way we calculate the width and heigh of an object. The W3C modal calculates the width and height by adding the padding and border to the width you specify ( width + padding + border / height + padding + border ). This is a pain when we...

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Smashing Conf + Intridea

By Jürgen Altziebler on August 16, 2012

We’re excited to announce our involvement and sponsorship of Smashing Conference, taking place in beautiful Freiburg, Germany September 17-19th. This event brings together web designers and developers for three days of intense workshops and engaging presentations from design experts around the world. We’re sponsoring the sold-out event and...

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Intridea.com Redesign

By Renae Bair on June 20, 2012

Creating a more beautiful web, one application at a time. Our website has always been more than just a sales tool for displaying our services. As a web development and design company our website is our brand; it embodies the essence of who we are: our values, our culture, and our discipline. We don't take a redesign lightly; when we...

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How To Make Your Own Symbol Font

By Ben Markowitz on April 24, 2012

With the advent of high resolution “retina” displays, keeping bitmap images sharp and crisp on the web has meant using larger and thus more bandwidth-hungry images. At the same time, more and more people are browsing on mobile devices where bandwidth is at a premium. One solution to this problem is scalable vector graphics (SVG) since they...

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Goin' West - Ted O'Meara at MWRC

By Intridea on March 14, 2012

Ted O'Meara departs today for Salt Lake City, Utah where he'll spend the next few days immersed in the ever-evolving community of Ruby and Ruby on Rails developers. He's headed for destination: MountainWest RubyConf. Ted came to Intridea two years ago as a designer and in just a short time he's proven to be a dextrous and...

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What's the Real Future of Web and Mobile Design?

By Ted O'Meara on November 17, 2011

Rails. No, really. The future of web and mobile design is in Rails, Sinatra, Django, and other RESTful web frameworks that can be used to leverage design power across multiple platforms, making it easier and faster (translate: more economical) to design for web, mobile and desktop. Our UI/UX team was stationed up in NYC for the Future of Web...

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UX For Suits

By Ted O'Meara on October 6, 2011

This article focuses on the correlation of UX and brand equity to quantitative measures that we see in market value. User experience (UX) is a catch-all term that we use in the software industry to describe the overall feeling that an end-user gets when using a product. The UX is the attitude that is triggered when using (and subsequently...

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MobileUXCamp Debriefing

By Jürgen Altziebler on September 29, 2011

Earlier this month we brought our expertise in mobile development and design to MobileUXCamp in DC. As we facilitated discussions throughout the day we were able to interact with motivated, creative mobile enthusiasts. We talked about how mobile design standards have influenced web design; we talked about our UX process, and we even delved into...

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Betascape Debriefing - Art Meets Tech

By Intridea on September 27, 2011

Several of our designers and developers spent this past weekend attending sessions on art and technology and talking to people about Intridea's methods at Betascape. The event pulled together artists and technologists from various industries and demonstrated what is happening on the bleeding edge of that intersection - from robotics to personal...

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UI Kits For Heavy Lifting

By Chris Tate on September 22, 2011

UI Kits are commonly found in most designer's toolboxes. We use them to bootstrap visual elements of a product before diving into the harder work. They are not as common with developers though, and in the spirit of this weekend's Betascape event of joining Art *and* Technology, I'm here to advocate for UI kits as a simple bridge between the...

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Betascape - Where Art and Technology Meet

By Intridea on September 20, 2011

This weekend we'll be supporting the innovation that happens when artists and technologists collide, through our sponsorship of Betascape 2011. Last weekend, we sponsored and presented at MobileUXCamp in DC to discuss the ways in which mobile devices are reshaping our interactions with the web. This weekend we'll be in Baltimore, supporting...

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Democratized Data and the Missing Interface

By Intridea on September 15, 2011

Inspired by their recent trip to the Wolfram Data Summit, Marc Garrett and Jurgen Altziebler share their thoughts on big data and the missing component. The Wolfram Data Summit is an invitation-only gathering in Washington, DC which brings together the leaders of the world's largest data repositories. Professors, Chief Privacy Officers,...

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Development for Designers

By Ted O'Meara on February 4, 2011

Designers and developers have a symbiotic relationship. While they may have complementing skill-sets, there are plenty of advantages to reaching across the aisle, so to speak. This two-part series discusses how designers and developers can benefit from becoming more familiar with each others skills and I'll offer some advice on how to get...

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Android Wallpaper Template for Photoshop

By Dave Potsiadlo on October 27, 2010

Looking for a robust Photoshop template to create & preview Android wallpapers? The search is over! Intridea is happy to provide a pixel-perfect PSD GUI that allows you to preview Android wallpaper images exactly as they'll appear on your device. This wallpaper template is based on the HTC Vision (a.k.a. G2) running stock Android 2.2...

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