JLR Communications is the consulting business owned by Judy Rose, hostess of this blog. She performs two types of professional service: writing of business materials such as website content, brochure text, company newsletters and magazines, press releases, sales letters, advertising copy, catalogs, and other promotional items, and writing repair review, correct, polish, help formulate, or write from scratch, letters, reports, proposals, manuals, and other documents for any person or group within a business needing such assistance.

Cameron Moll is a graphic designer with proficiency in website interface layout, UI design, XHTML, CSS, typography, the mobile web, and traditional print design. He’s also a seasoned speaker, published author, and drummer whose chops are a bit rusty after a seven-year hiatus from playing.

The Exploration of Computation is a web page where you can find exhibitions and publications.

Speak Up is an author-based, reader-supported community devoted to graphic design open to conversation and dialogue. It stresses and questions the importance of the profession in our culture. Speak Up challenges those who practice inside the field, in hope of more accountability for their actions and in light of the responsibility we all have as communicators. Its mission is to further the graphic design profession from within with the goal of creating a stronger and clearer sense of what our role is as professionals endowed with the duty of creating social, cultural, political and/or economical communications based on our ability and obligation to do so in a visually clear and comprehensible manner.

Processing is an open source programming language and environment for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions. It is used by students, artists, designers, researchers, and hobbyists for learning, prototyping, and production. It is created to teach fundamentals of computer programming within a visual context and to serve as a software sketchbook and professional production tool. Processing is developed by artists and designers as an alternative to proprietary software tools in the same domain.

OneLook’s Reverse Dictionary lets you describe a concept and get back a list of words and phrases related to that concept. Your description can be a few words, a sentence, a question, or even just a single word. Just type it into the box above and hit the “Find words” button. (Keep it short to get the best results.) In most cases you’ll get back a list of related terms with the best matches shown first.

Netdiver is a digital culture magazine and luvs everything design, like illustration, reels and shorts, flash and CSS, print and new media, urban scene, artists, portfolios, rich media, mobile generation, architecture, product design, toys and indie merch, photography and the powagirrrls.

LOUNGE72 is non-commercial design portal, ezine and community for people interested in design and art. The aim is to establish a platform where people can find inspiration, share their ideas, discuss their latest projects etc and to get more involved in the global online design scene and give something back to the community.

Linkdup is a collection of  links and compiled by categories for you to save your the time and effort. If your interests are purely aesthetic or experimental, then you can avoid the business side of the industry by sticking to our Creative Design areas, where you’ll find all the independent inspiration you could wish for. If you are after an insight into what your competition is doing in the client focused arenas then Promotional is for you.The Resources category offers a slightly different focus as it features pointers to development, marketing and other such useful sites.

Media Directory Internet Vibes is a project created with the intention of gathering all the best looking, most creative, and most useful web sites under one roof. The site is divided into specific categories (some of which contain subcategories) to make it easier to find what you are looking for. All webmasters, project leaders and individuals can submit their site’s URL to the Internet Vibes directory to be reviewed and added to the appropriate category. This is done by filling out our registration form. Because all submissions to Internet Vibes must be reviewed before appearing on the site, you cannot change, delete, or update your submitted information directly on the site.

Scott Berkun is an author, consultant and software industry veteran. He writes books, consults with managers, and teaches creative thinking at the University of Washington. (And fearlessly writes self promotional paragraphs in the 3rd person). His newest bestseller, The Myths of Innovation, about the truths of creativity and innovation, was published in May of 2007.

Glen Murphy personal web page, where you can find projects (utility, interaction, installation, audio, games) and blog.

How to Be Creative – here you will definitely find answers on the following questions: What does it mean to be creative? and How to be creative?

E-CREATIVE was founded to pick up the most creative web sites and web designers all over the world. A jury consisting of 12 art directors determines the most creative site every month. The sites are divided into categories such as entertainment, fashion, sports, automobile, and other.

dislexicon is an online tool that generates absolutely new words out of given suffixes, prefixes, and roots. You can type  your own root word. dislexicon even tries to give a definition of the new word.

Digitalrefueler is a directory that offers a daily part of digital inspiration. Here you can find free fonts, stock photography, flash resources, ezines, and many more.

designologue is a conversation between two designers in the medium they understand best – design. Comparisons can be made to Coudal’s Photoshop Tennis where two designers alternately modify the others image using Photoshop. But instead of one designer versus another, the two converse. No winners. No losers. Just good conversation.

Design Directory is made by designers for designers and other professionals, who are involved in different spheres of design – photographers, illustrators, architects, web programmers, etc. It is a multi-profile design site for YOU, if you are looking for state-of-the-art and creative ideas, because our Directory will provide you only with quality design links. If you have an exceptional cover that needs posting, you can submit it to the Book Covers Gallery. Or you can simply find here some fresh ideas.

Creativity Portal features expert material and contributions from a range of professional artists, crafters, creativity coaches, and writers and includes innovative art and craft projects, creativity prompts and tools, and inspirational learning and doing resources for every stage of the creative life.