My thoughts on design, code, productivity, music, tech, and more.

Rebranding and updating

Design × 5 min

Rebranding and updating

Rebranding something personal is hard. In fact, many people push the task aside, making excuses about not having enough time. I'm definitely guilty of that. After several failed attempts, I finally put my foot down. It was time to whip this ol' site back in to shape.

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Goals for 2018

Productivity × 2 min

Goals for 2018

With the new year upon us, I decided to take some time and write out a few goals for 2018. I'm not typically one for resolutions, as I don't think you need to wait for a fresh year to start changing bad habits. But there is something about the cyclical nature of time that makes it easier to start something on January 1st.

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Halloween Mixtape

Music × 1 min

Halloween Mixtape

It's All Hallow's Eve—a night when spirits and ghouls join us to celebrate, make merry, and of course, eat candy!

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Photoshop animation using the Timeline

Design × 2 min

Photoshop animation using the Timeline

This week I was working on a Photoshop animation for a client's email campaign. I hadn't done simple frame animation in Photoshop in a while, so I figured I would document the process in case anyone might benefit from it.

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It doesn’t matter that Apple screwed up the iPhone 7 announcement

Tech × 3 min

It doesn’t matter that Apple screwed up the iPhone 7 announcement

Today Apple announced the iPhone 7. I've been waiting for this day for as long as I can remember. In preparation for the event I read every juicy rumor, sifted through all the speculation, and found myself immersed in the next phase of Apple's most iconic product.

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Getting out of our layout ruts

Design × 1 min

Getting out of our layout ruts

If you've been involved with web design in any capacity over the past few years, you might have noticed that things are starting to look... well, the same.

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Melange Fabric Garment Weekender

Gear × 1 min

Melange Fabric Garment Weekender

The Garment Weekender by Hook & Albert is a game changer. The bag combines the functionality of a garment bag with the pack-it-up portability and simple elegance of a luxury duffel bag. Seriously, you need to watch the video.

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Deadpool Visual Effects Breakdown

Design × 1 min

Deadpool Visual Effects Breakdown

"Deadpool" marks the beginning of a new era for superhero films, and one sequence in particular was key to setting the tone.

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Kaytranada – 99.9%

Music × 1 min

Kaytranada – 99.9%

Kaytranada has just released 99.9%, his first full-length studio album. And boy is this sucker good.

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