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When Thinking of Redesign

July 10, 2014

Pondering redesign cycles as compared to an iterative design approach and how those approaches scale across an increasing number of projects.

Give me content or give me death

November 13, 2011

As amusing as I find content generators like Hipster Ipsum, I don't believe they really help a designer in his or her travels. Fake content is a quick, lazy fix to a complex need. A web designer needs to put content first - above aesthetics, above search engine solutions, above deadlines. Without real content, it isn't really web design.

A day with an iPhone

October 26, 2011

I attended BarCamp Philly 2011, which was absolutely awesome, packing nothing but an iPhone. It's amazing how much productivity can be squeezed out of the thing.