10 Best Web Links This Week
• My Pantone birthday colors and profile are: for October, Cosmic Sky (Peaceful, Poised, Balanced); and, for the 20th, Cerulean (Artistic, Intuitive, Resilient). What colors and profile are you?
• Want some help picking a perfectly coordinated color palette? All you need is your first color choice. ColorBlender will do the rest.
• Hot off the press news on social search from Google’s official blog.
• The Creative Group 2011 Salary Guide. Quite a clever piece of design work in itself (I recommend the PDF download). But be warned: there’s music on this site.
• Anyone else doing the 5 Boro Bike Tour on May 1? Training begins now! Especially if you typically suffer from bike butt early in the season like I do.
• If you have a few hours to spare to luxuriate in design blog bliss, check out design*sponge. You won’t be disappointed.
• Debbie Millman interviews the great Milton Glaser in this archived podcast of Design Matters.
• Why it just might be worth holding on to your old smartphone for a little while longer. I really thought I wanted an iPhone on Verizon. But I have to say, the HTC Thunderbolt is looking mighty fine.