Zion, named after my favorite national park, is an icon set designed to mesh with OS X Yosemite’s refined visual language. In Yosemite, toolbars have been simplified, favoring solid-colored circles for close, minimize, and maximize; windows and content feel lighter; and many frivolous elements like drop shadows and gloss have been scrapped. However, many of Apple’s own icons fail to reflect these system-wide UI changes, instead clinging to the realistic renderings of apps’ physical counterparts. Zion is meant to address these omissions, instill a system-wide consistency, and, most importantly, make our docks, folders, and desktops look a little more friendly.
~Alex Griendling, alexlikesdesign.com
PickUpMyDonation.com is a web application I maintain and develop. I built it using WordPress and the PODS plugin as my development framework. For the site’s theme, I started with the Roots theme framework. The site receives donation submissions and sends these submissions out to organizations that we have signed up as pickup providers.
As I mentioned in my last post, my brother was running footballs on the sideline during "The Miracle at South Bend". Late in the fourth quarter, after a Dale Carter interception, Tennessee scored on a swing pass to Aaron Hayden. With the PAT, UT was finally on top 35-34. My brother decided to hold on […]