What I learned at BlendConf 2013

What I learned at BlendConf 2013

I spent two days in Charlotte for BlendConf 2013. It was a fine conference with a talented line-up of speakers and a diverse mix of attendees. Here are a bunch of things I took away from the experience: 1. Side Projects FTW. At least five different presentations...
Want to understand clients better? Give yourself a project.

Want to understand clients better? Give yourself a project.

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working on the redesign/relaunch of this site. I learned a few things. First, “apple pie” is an actual flavor of coffee (can Dunkin Donuts win a Nobel Prize for this?). Second, if you work to the movie scores of Hans Zimmer, anything...
Center for American Progress Redesign

Center for American Progress Redesign

I’ve worked with the Center for American Progress for a number of years and been there through a few redesigns. But this time around, the site was being moved from an old content management system into WordPress. This migration was an opportunity to revamp a lot...
Institute for Inclusive Security

Institute for Inclusive Security

The Institute for Inclusive Security, an international nonprofit organization that focused on global security issues and political power of women, wanted to redesign their site to help it do three things better: better explain what the organization does, showcase...
ThinkProgress Redesign

ThinkProgress Redesign

ThinkProgress, one of the most heavily trafficked political sites on the web, looked to redesign their site in 2013, making it lighter, faster, and more mobile-friendly. They wanted to better showcase their top stories and make it easier for readers to skim their...

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