Octwelve – A Web Designer's Blog by Luc Melgar

Category: Web Trends News and Guides

2012 Gift Ideas for Web Designers

December 9th, 2012 · No Comments

I came up with a list that we, web designers crave for. We are the geek types! We love all things techy, cool tools, we love colours, we love everyday things made beautiful. 1. Macbook Air – $ 999 Why not a Macbook pro, you ask? I foresee that your designer friend already have a [...]

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What is WebP? Will WebP kill the JPEG star?

October 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment

WebP (pronounced as “weppy”) is the new photo format under development by Google. It is said to reduce file size by 40% compared to JPEGs. Google is working hard to make this the new standard. The goal is simple – to make the web faster. This will make a big impact on how we designers [...]

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The New Twitter is here!!

September 17th, 2010 · No Comments

Twitter has announced a major redesign. But when can we use it? Anyways, check out the new twitter video here :)

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Free Business Card Winners

October 21st, 2008 · 8 Comments

Congrats to Petixe, Max Weir, and Jacen Nicely! You guys won 250 free business cards each. Kindly send me an email with your name and address. Cheers! :)

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Blog Action Day: Blog for a Cause

October 15th, 2008 · 10 Comments

Whilst I think I’m late, this is my contribution for The Blog Action Day. This year’s theme is about poverty. I’m writing here quickly in a very casual way. I remember when I first put up a blog (not octwelve), my second post was about this baby who is in need of a very rare [...]

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We are giving away free business cards!

October 14th, 2008 · 10 Comments

Hey guys! UPrinting is giving away 750 free business cards to 3 lucky Octwelve readers (that’s 250 each). Uprinting is an online printing company where you can get any of your designs printed in formats like business cards, posters,  brochures, catalogs, labels, stickers and more. So how to win the free business cards?

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Blog Action Day 2008

October 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Blog Action Day is an annual nonprofit event that aims to unite the world’s bloggers, podcasters and videocasters, to post about the same issue on the same day. Our aim is to raise awareness and trigger a global discussion.

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Octwelve wins the Best Blog Design of the Philippine Blog Awards 2008!!

September 22nd, 2008 · 44 Comments

Woohooo! I did it guys! This is the biggest recognition Octwelve has ever had and ofcourse it’s the most special because it’s from my homeland. I really wish I was there at the event. Thing is I didn’t receive a notice earlier. If I only knew I could’ve booked just for the event. So shall [...]

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Watch the live video streaming of Philippine Blog Awards ’08

September 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment

The video streaming will start at 5:30pm of September 21, 2008, Manila time.

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Update: Finalist for Best Blog Design

September 20th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Ok guys, this is getting more exciting! I’m also a finalist for the Best Blog Design category. Too bad I can’t make it to the awards night. I really want to see the event! Luckily there will be a live stream! Yay! Here’s a behind the scene of PBA ’08 Video Shoot Behind the Scenes: [...]

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