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Easy Way to Customize your Folder Icons

If you are like me, and have tons of photos and project files on your computer, you’ll find that adding custom icons to your folders will make it easier to find important folders by making them to stand out from the rest. Read more »

Jason Russell public meltdown

We are All Addicts… Internet Addicts that is

In his article “Is the Web Driving Us Mad?” Tony Dokoupil, from the The Daily Beast, talks about effects of the Internet on people. Read more »


Have a problem? Sleep on it!

I’ve noticed for a long time now that whenever I am presented with a problem or a challenge, especially related to creative work, I’d often leave things till the end. Read more »


User-generated Content in Making

Last Saturday I was at the Lilith Fair, a music event founded by Sarah McLachlan.

It was an amazing show with unforgettable performances by Mary J. Blige, Chantal Kreviazuk, Courtyard Hounds (two-thirds of the Dixie Chicks) and Sarah McLachlan. According to the media, it gathered about 5000 people, despite the rain. Read more »


Don’t Agonize… Organize!

Whenever I start a new project, one of the first things that I put some thought into is the Project Organization. Why? Well, what I’ve learned over the years is that a) each project is unique,  b) there is no “cookie-cutter” approach to the successful Project Organization Read more »

Virtual Graveyard

Have you ever noticed how many sites on the web look abandoned? Even though not all web pages have a date stamp on them, you can often spot the sites, that have not been updated in ages. They appear to be “frozen in time” – ugly design with flash intro pages, animated gifs, trailing cursors, and the press releases Read more »

Marina Reckzin, Toronto UX Consultant

I am a Toronto-based User Experience Consultant (UX for short) and a founder of – a cool site for Handmade Gifts created by independent artists and crafters from around the globe.

I am currently not looking for new projects. My LinkedIn Profile. My Behance Portfolio.

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