Elena Liakou making our online shop windows memorable

When Athens-born but LA-based Elena Liakou was only four, she joyfully recalls creating her first piece of digital art on her grandfather’s computer. Now as a UI/UX (user interface/user experience) Visual Designer, who has international credits like Apple, Uber, Europol and more, she’s responsible for the “look and feel of all sorts of websites, apps, and other products.” But Elena cites Apple’s Steve Jobs when he said, “The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have.”

And for this highly skilled visual designer, that says it all, as she explains: “Designing a website, product or…


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Fess up, has your favorite sports team’s mediocrity ever tested your loyalty? Mine has!

From the ’40s to the ’60s, from the Arizona Cardinals (1947) and Cleveland Indians (1948), the Detroit Lions (1957) and Atlanta Hawks (1958), to the Buffalo Bills (1965), Toronto Maple Leafs (1967), New York Jets and San Diego Padres (1969), it’s been a long, parched drought for fans of these North American sports teams.

Ashley Jude Collie

Award-winning journalist-author-blogger for Playboy, TO Star, Movie Entertainment, HuffPost, Hello Canada & my novel REJEX (Pulp Hero Press) is on Amazon.

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