The world’s simplest phone

I love this. The world’s simplest phone in a sleek little black box. It’s called John’s Phone. Consider it the anti-iPhone. No apps or hi-res screen. Just a phone with buttons that works really well. A better user experience through LESS experience. Has anybody used one, or seen it in person?More

Fitts Architects Website Design Process

Fitts Architects in Tuscaloosa, Alabama hired me to redesign and rebuild their website. Here is the story behind the project and the process we went through to polish their brand on the internet. Respect at first sight In college I lived within 100 yards of the Fitts Architects office. Every time I drove by I…More

3 Free Desktop Wallpaper Backgrounds of Flowers

This month’s freebie is a collection of 3 elegant desktop wallpapers featuring flowers. They can also be used as Twitter backgrounds. These photos were taken by me during the spring and summer a few years ago. They are the most popular photos on my fickr stream. Feel free to download them for personal use. If…More

Free Desktop Wallpaper Background: Black Boxes

My latest free desktop wallpaper design is an arrangement of dark gray blocks on a black background similar in layout to Piet Mondrian‘s Composition II in Red, Blue, and Yellow, that he painted in 1930. I’m not saying its as revolutionary as his painting, only that it shares the same balance of visual weight. If…More

Free High Resolution Wallpaper: Black Burst Design

Black Ray Burst Wallpaper Here is a free wallpaper background I designed. It contains a dark gradient with rays beaming from left to right. I use it on a Mac to highlight my Dock that I’ve positioned on the left of my screen. If you download this wallpaper, enjoy. If you use it in your…More