Email newsletters get short shrift in the race of social media and web.
A new site and accompanying branding for Manoverboard. And check out the recent website we did for EQ3.
The 2012 JUNOS were pink and black and great all over I almost forgot. I had the distinct pleasure of being a judge for the 2012 JUNO Awards in the category of Recording Package of the Year. (The JUNOs…
A talk on Responsive Web Design and a few points that make the tools and techniques of RWD very exciting.
I’m honored to be giving a presentation early next week on the advent of the responsive web at New Media Manitoba. The talk, called Responsive Web Design: Toward is an odd name but that didn’t stop it from apparently being sold out. My goal is to provide a strong overview of how RWD works, from which planet it came, and it can be responsibly deployed.
A good video about top-level social media strategy for nonprofits.
A response to the critique of Readabiilty, which is, in turn, beautiful.
We are happy to welcome Fraser Law, a family law firm in Winnipeg, to our growing stable of clients. We just finished their initial identity.
Obama’s new website takes two steps forward in technology and one step back in personality.
I had a great call this morning with a client with whom I’ve always enjoyed working. We talked for a long while about the large number of consulting, marketing, and research-focused firms that are able and willing to provide services…
We’re about to launch a new ecommerce site using Business Catalyst, Adobe’s well-regarded and highly advertised platform. We’ve been following the system for many years now—even before Adobe purchased it from its Australian founders. So far so good; while it doesn’t provide exactly turnkey online commerce, it’s close. A longer review will be forthcoming.
We’ve been privileged to work with Natel Energy, a company developing new (and fish-friendly) technologies for generating electricity across water drops. The company built a reputation for commercial innovation, challenging the perception that hydropower products must be large and…
Our client, Oak Hill Advisors, promoted a number of professionals to key positions this week. Congratulations to all.
We have only just begun Although I’m very saddened by the death of Václav Havel, it’s nevertheless inspiring to hear his words repeated over the past few weeks. An article in the Sydney Morning Herald today finishes with this:…
Starbucks tries to lead the way and the Muppets show a path forward.
Responsible design is more than marketing good citizenship.
For years, browser manufacturers of all stripes have been screwing up how
Typekit is purchased by Adobe and the outlook is clearly murky.
A number of visitors have asked about our new website. Is it based on a template? What are the fonts being used? How is the blog being powered? Who coded this stuff? All of this and more can be found on our colophon.
A case study in online signup and the importance of not taking a credit card from the get-go.
Rethinking the need for and power of search engine optimization.
For the past few weeks, we’ve been setting up our new offices here at 308 Morley. It’s now an extremely comfortable space (and will be even more so when our EQ3 Byrd chair arrives). Outside 308 Morley. Old bricks and…
To all our friends, colleagues and clients in and around New York City, be safe and take care. If there’s anything we can do—sending emails, checking on websites, or helping with any communications—please do not hesitate to ask….
The growth of design as an industry will change industrial design.
Angry Birds is a collective reaction against people flying birds into our buildings.
Naoki Takahashi shows how the golden ratio worked Apple’s iCloud logo.