August 20, 2010

The Top 11 Things I Learned in Paris

Paris was quite the experience and an amazing place for any trip. My recent visit there on my honeymoon opened my eyes to the great differences between cultures and countries. Some places like here in Canada may seem behind in technology, but we are ahead in many others including research and certain social aspects.
August 17, 2010

7 Services to Find and Reserve Your Name Across the Web

I found this to be very useful and gave me a good overview of my presence on social media networks across the web. Helped me to realize next steps and hopefully for you too:
August 15, 2010

Web Designers: Does Your IT Department Tell You What Is Or Isn’t Possible? Or Do You Tell Them?

In a recent attempt to try and implement a version control system for my design team it dawned on me that there appears to be a lack of support for creating systems for front-end designers at large companies. It is quite possible that in this article I may be generalizing my experience so feel free to comment on what I've written here.
July 31, 2010

What Web Designers Really Do: We Are Not Merely “Make It Pretty” Artists

Forking out the cash for a good designer is never easy and even more difficult when you're not sure what to look for or even exactly why you are hiring one. The value of what designers bring to the table is (and definitely not limited to) the analysis, interpretation, and application of graphic and interactive knowledge.
July 15, 2010

The Value of Design in Canada: What is Important?

How do you put a price on the value of design? There are many factors that contribute to answering this question and it doesn't have anything to with how many years you have been in the industry designing sites.