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How to Improve Productivity with Basecamp

How to Improve Productivity with Basecamp

I design and code WordPress websites. I also do a lot of project management and that means communicating with lots of different people. It can be hard to keep track of it all, especially when a lot of it comes in via email. And it's critical that I do because the...

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Mobile v Responsive Web Design

Mobile v Responsive Web Design

With all the talk about mobile and responsive websites, you might be wondering about upgrading your own site. But how do you decide which way to go? If you aren't sure or if you just want a little better understanding of the difference between the two approaches,...

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E6th St

E6th St

Seems like there's always something new to see whenever I find myself downtown. I'm guessing there's a story behind the artwork on this vacant building on E6th Street in Alphabet City. But I'm sorry to say I'm not going to be the one who tells it to you. This was a...

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Poster Design | Music: 5.1.14

Poster Design | Music: 5.1.14

I just finished the last poster for the spring performing arts season for my client Arts at The Park, a wonderful organization that promotes and hosts a variety of musicians and musical groups throughout the spring and fall seasons. The performing ensemble,...

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Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe, NM

The city is an artist's and hiker's mecca for viewing and for doing. We managed to do a little bit of both. Some random pics from a recent trip to Santa Fe. Canyon Road is only a half mile long. But I can see how it could take hours if not repeat visits to check out...

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Maritime Art: 9.18.13

Maritime Art: 9.18.13

When Anthony and I were in Mystic earlier this month, we were planning on seeing old ships, eating some seafood and grabbing a slice of pizza. What we didn't expect to find, especially at the seaport, was anything much in the way of fine arts or design. What a...

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Mystic Seaport: 9.4.13

Mystic Seaport: 9.4.13

Never one to pass on a possible learning experience, I decided to take some of my ho-hum photos from this weekend's getaway to Mystic Seaport and jazz them up in Photoshop—an exercise I rarely have the pleasure of enjoying since most of my Photoshop work involves...

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Font Sales: 8.29.13

If you love typography as much as I do and you love a good sale, I highly recommend you sign up for newsletters from Linotype, fonts.com and FontShop. Delivered straight to your inbox, you'll receive notices of hot sale items that, I have to warn you right now, sell...

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HOW magazine: 8.22.13

Probably my favorite all-purpose design resource is HOW magazine. It's nearly impossible to resist dropping everything I'm doing so I can devour an issue as soon as it arrives in my mailbox. The September 2013 issue is no exception. Chock full of fantastic articles: •...

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