Tag: Design

  • 49: Christoffer Sigshøj brings portable wind turbines to the masses.

    49: Christoffer Sigshøj brings portable wind turbines to the masses.

    Watch/listen to First Customers 49 on all major video & podcasting platforms. In episode 49 of the First Customers, we talk with Christoffer Sigshøj, co-founder of KiteX.tech, a Denmark-based company that’s pioneering the world’s lightest portable wind turbines. Christoffer shares the company’s journey from its initial concept of flying wind turbines to creating portable, efficient,…

  • Permaculture.

    All humans need these three things: Clean air, clean water, and clean food. Everybody wants them. Everybody needs them. Sadly, the concept of a clean “environment” has become politicized and saturated with unnecessary baggage. After a few years of learning and experimenting on my own land, this is the beginning of documenting my exploration into…

  • Explaining Pi

    One day my wife and I noticed our boy, 6 at the time, repeating something to himself while holding a dollar bill. Suddenly, he says, “I got it!” He then quoted back to us the serial number from the dollar bill without looking. That’s a random 10 digit number that muh boy decided to memorize without any instruction from us.…

  • Locked Mess Monster

    Have you ever tried to move a folder or selection of layers in Photoshop, but were interrupted by this alert? Somewhere deep down in your selection is a locked layer. If you’re working in a huge file with tons of layers, finding the locked layer or layers could take awhile. Wouldn’t this be more helpful…

  • If ya wanna click it, ya better put a button on it

    How do I upload an image in WordPress? Frequently, clients who are staring at the WordPress content editing screen ask me, “How do I upload an image?” As an experienced WordPress user/designer/developer I used to get blown away by how silly such a question sounded. The button’s right there! But after running in to this…

  • “Terminator”-Like Contact Lens

    “Terminator”-Like Contact Lens making way takes augmented reality to another level http://t.co/mCxd5PNL

  • Interview with Designer and Entreprenuer Casey Doss

    After interviewing Casey Doss recently, I found myself humbled and inspired by the way he manages work and family life. He doesn’t let being extremely busy get his priorities out of order; an on-going battle for anyone, especially freelancers. Who are you? Casey Doss. 28. Married and father of two girls. What do you do?…

  • Typography Diagram

    While rummaging through my old files I came across this typography diagram I designed in a typography class way back in art school at The University of Alabama. We had to create a diagram based on our recently gained knowledge of the intricate parts of letter forms. Looking back I realize my design was a…