David Gnojek archives

I'm the art director/designer for the KU Center for Research on Learning. I also enjoy photography and music.

Sharing your process

Even as recently as a few years back, there was this notion that you should keep everything a secret until it was completely finished for fear that your idea would be “stolen.” Social media has opened lots of doors, both … Read

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Tips for an easier design experience

I’ve written in the past with tips for working with a printer to get your content on paper, but I thought it would also be useful to have some project management tips for when it comes time to design your … Read

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5 tools for online content curation

Everyone knows that the internet is an amazing way to distribute information. For people who are content creators, the possibilities are endless in terms of getting work out to the public. However, with seeming endless volumes of information out there, … Read

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Manage projects online for free with Freedcamp

Since the demands on our time seem ever-increasing, it is becoming more and more important to stay organized. The area of project management, particularly when dealing with a group, is one that can slide out of control very quickly. There … Read

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A bit about responsive web design

I recently launched a new KUCRL website for our lecture series, CRL Learns. We had been running some outdated backend software and the whole look needed to be refreshed, so I decided to take the opportunity to try out something … Read

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Organization using Evernote

I’ve been making an effort be more organized this year and a large part of that includes managing my digital life. I’ve been using a number of tools (including KeePassX which Amber mentioned a while back) and one that I’ve … Read

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What’s up with Tumblr?

A few days ago, Aaron posted an article about different ways to easily blog, especially if you’re short on time. One platform he mentioned was Tumblr and since I have some experience with it, I thought I’d share a little … Read

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Involve your designer early

After running into this situation a few times now, I thought I’d write up a post about the importance of involving a designer early on in a project. I think this really applies to anyone who’s going to be responsible … Read

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Museum design as inspiration

I just recently returned from a trip to Washington, DC which seems to be, in my mind, the museum capitol of the world! It’s a wonderful city and I found lots of interesting sources of inspiration for my design work. … Read

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A Word About Printers: Part 3

I’ve written before about printing (Part 1 | Part 2) to demystify some of the terms and procedures involved in getting your brilliant ideas out on paper. In this third installment, I wanted to briefly talk about sustainability and printing … Read

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