A Guide to Rendering Differences in Microsoft Outlook Clients

Microsoft has a long and complicated history with the email world. From founding the first free webmail service to building several variations of desktop mail programs, the tech giant’s influence on both business and consumer email messaging is vast. Over the years, Microsoft has expanded the “Outlook” brand to encompass nearly every email project it touches, leaving email industry pros puzzling over seemingly dozens of products using similar naming conventions—not to mention their associated rendering and support quirks.

Outlook 2013 Still Powered by Word; Now Available for Email Testing

After lots of rumors and anticipative nail-biting from email designers everywhere, Microsoft recently unveiled a “customer preview” of Office 2013, including a new version of Outlook. In addition to the new Office suite (with Home and Business versions), it also released a preview version of Office 365, a subscription service emphasizing cloud-based services with “secure, anywhere access […]

Does a Great Design Matter if You Can’t See It?

A couple months ago a friend tipped me off to Fab.com, one of the latest sites to launch in the DOD (deal of the day) frenzy. Their deals are a bit unique and right up my alley, offering up “daily design inspirations and sales 70% off retail.” Think the kinds of cool stuff and geeky […]