Lego + Digital Designer + Pick a Brick = Too Much Fun

January 19th, 2013

Over christmas I decided to download LEGO Digital Designer a free program for Macintosh and Windows (Download it here). I played with the program for about 4 days straight and had way too much fun. Not only can you create fun designs and play with virtual legos you also can export the designs of yourRead More…

Icon Fonts – Responsive

January 5th, 2013

Now that we’re developing web applications for so many screen sizes and resolutions it’s critical that we design interfaces with icons that display properly across the board. Today, the best option is to leverage fonts with scalable icons as their characters. It’s important to understand which browsers support @font-face. Check browser support for @Font-Face. HereRead More…

Creating The Featured Banner

November 11th, 2012

I wanted to take a some time and let you in on the process that went into the creation of featured slider on my homepage. The first part was to figure out a way to layout the elements so that I could keep the animation as D.R.Y. (Don’t Repeat Yourself) as possible. Each piece isRead More…

The Importance Of Responsive Design

May 1st, 2012

Responsive design is in essance designing in a way that responds to differing device screen sizes. It’s not a new topic but it has gained traction as mobile devices like phones and tablets have started dominating the web market. At the moment mobile devices, including tablets, are consuming about 7.5% of the browser market. AtRead More…

King Arthur Flour & Fauxcial Media

April 30th, 2012

One day, Colleen (my lovely wife) and I were in the kitchen making sourdough bread. Ok admittedly Colleen was making the bread and I was grabbing ingredients for her. She mentioned we received some sourdough starter from some friends who in turn got it from King Arthur Flour. Since it’s apparent that I wasn’t helpingRead More…