Have you ever visited a website, or seen some cool piece of graphic design with text that’s been clipped out to show another image/graphic in the background?

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That’s typically referred to as knock-out text. It’s a very visually impactful styling that can add a real dramatic effect to your website. Many times, a designer will come up with this layering effect in Photoshop or some other design software and provide the final asset as a static flat image for wherever it’s being used.

But what about the web? What if you had a headline that was a key message in…


Can you make a career change at 40? I sure hope so, because that’s what I’m about to do.

When I came out of school 18 years ago, I wanted to work in the music industry — get a cool marketing job with a big record label, that was the dream. I almost made it too, landing an internship outside of school and did that for a few months — but I quickly became impatient with an unknown future (remember when people stopped buying CD’s because they could download free MP3’s from Napster?), …

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Front-end Web Developer, dad, husband, bass player, guitar player, pretend keyboard player, beer league goalie.

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