Author and Founder lynda.com, inc.
Mike Kuniavsky and I met in 1994 when I was conducting research for my first book, Designing Web Graphics. I had found a web site called hothothot.com that I wanted to profile because of it’s great concept, execution, and beauty. It was actually quite rare in those days to find a site that had any aesthetic merit whatsoever! Little did I know after finding this random nice site on the Internet that hothothot.com’s web design company was practically around the corner from me. Mike and I met in person and began what has continued to be a professional kinship and friendship. Mike moved away to the bay area while I stayed in Southern California, but we’ve stayed in touch throughout the highs ...