New Swarovski Colours for Spring 2009

Swarovski announced their new colours for Spring 2009 this week. They are continuing their exploration of their opal series with Air Blue Opal. This blue opal looks remarkably like a vintage colour they had 30-40 years ago. What goes around, comes around, I guess. In addition, there is a new coating, which they are calling Crystal Red Magma: And finally, there’s a new colour of pearl, called Platinum: There’s a lot of new shapes in the Fancy Stones (no holes) lines, but less so in the bead lines. There will be an oval shape to go along with the Cosmic …

Interesting Site: 99 Designs

Well, here’s a site that falls into the category of “where was this when I was getting my career started?” Course, there are lots of sites like that – and the reality is – there was no internet when I was getting my career started. This one is called 99 Designs and is a graphic design contest site. The idea is, that if you need a logo, a book jacket or whatever visual design created – you pay a small fee to set up a contest, define your parameters (i.e. A online business selling handmade jewelry that appeals to women …