Design Yo' Self : Why should designers care about Open Source Software?
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During the Pecha Kucha Montreal on April 20 2011, I presented the upcoming conference I am helping organize called Libre Graphics Meeting from May 10 -13. I encouraged designers to participate in the ...

During the Pecha Kucha Montreal on April 20 2011, I presented the upcoming conference I am helping organize called Libre Graphics Meeting from May 10 -13. I encouraged designers to participate in the movement of open source software because they are needed. Designers and programmers, they complete each other and can build together really cool shit.

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Design Yo' Self : Why should designers care about Open Source Software? Design Yo' Self : Why should designers care about Open Source Software? Presentation Transcript

  • Hi, my name is CélineCélines andI am a designer who does not useFree Software!* (o_O) WTF * Free Software is technical term for Open Software.
  • Design YoselfWhy designers should careabout Open Source Software?
  • Why i think we should care?Its a movement of Freedom and Openness.
  • Why use Open Software? Dont be anothers Tool. Make More $$$. Learn New Skillz. Invest in Yourself.
  • So why?Because it is more than just softwaresits a community you support,belong to, and build. Design Yourself.
  • Okay, so you dontuse free tools, right? Not exactly...
  • Inkscape.org FREE $1200.00!
  • There are amazing thingsdesigned using Open Software Oh yeah? Like what?
  • Libre Graphics Magazine
  • freesouls.cc
  • Font Forge
  • Google Web Fonts
  • Can designers make better tools?
  • Yes, they can!Libre Graphics Meeting 2011 We need you Montreal! We need you Designers!