A Simple Overview of Responsive Web Design

Many clients ask about creating a mobile version of their new website or website redesign. In the past, this process often involved creating two versions of the site and then using some “sniffer” code to redirect mobile users to the mobile-specific version. More recently, though, there has been a movement towards designing for “one web,” … Read More

My First Logo Design Comission

In 2000, while in my senior year of college, I somehow managed to secure my first paid commission. This is probably standard fare for graphic design students, but I was an Electrical Engineering major, and the concept was truly novel. You mean people would pay for something I was doing for fun? Turns out, sometimes, … Read More

WordPress Local Install Instructions

[Quick guide written for internal DD9 use, published for the good of mankind.] This is a rough guide, since I don’t have a specific project to test it on. When we get there, I’d like to test it out myself to improve this document. That said… 1)  Download and Install MAMP/XAMPP There are XAMPP downloads … Read More

What Photography has Taught Me About Design

I started my graphic and web design career by way of photography. I shot for my own clients, worked as a studio coordinator for photographers I respected, and assisted on as many gigs as possible, everything from small editorial shoots to national advertising campaigns. Here are the three most important things I learned along the … Read More