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Meeting The World's Most Famous Plumber

We receive hundreds if not thousands of emails a day. Most selling you the best deal of the day or announcing a hot new release. I am no exception, and most of the email I receive ends up in the trash. One email seemed to catch my attention and I actually open it. An AIGA invite to a Paula Scher book signing.

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Making The Most of The Hardware

When smart devices entered the market they opened the capabilities of what we could do with a phone. When Apple introduced the App Store it completely revolutionizedwhat we were able to do with a smartphone. It allowed developers to create apps that utilized the new found power in each of our pockets. In order to be a remote worker you need to have the proper hardware, but it doesn’t stop there. Software is the key to harnessing the hardware to create something great. The following list is a collection of apps I think any remote worker or business owner should be without.

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Travel Redesigned: The Kayak iOS app undergoes a facelift.

Whenever I take a trip I use the Kayak app to search for flights and hotels to get a general idea of the trips costs. This October I’m planning to travel to Las Vegas to attend The Adobe Max Conference for the first time ever and I’ve been using Kayak’s trip planner section of the app. A few weeks ago there was an update that changed the look of the app.

Until now the app icon was a flip board style K with a flat orange background. I didn’t mind it because it was a cool play on an old airport/train station info board. The K was almost a full bleed to the square icon.

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A Blast from The Past: SyFy channel turns 25 and celebrates with a retro-style rebranding.

Oh the 1980’s, a time of hot colors, acid washed jeans, and big hair. It is a time that Science Fiction movies really started to to become bigger budget films. Back to The Future, The Empire Strikes Back, Tron, E.T., and Aliens made way to the 90’s blockbusters like Jurassic Park, Terminator 2, and The Matrix. Back in 1992 the SyFy channel started with science-fiction movies at the heart of their programming.  The original logo was a planet resembling Saturn with the word SciFi to the right of the form.

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Why Do I Need a Graphic Designer?

As a small business owner funds can be extremely limited during the first years in business and most are using their own funds. With technological advancements some companies have released do-it-yourself options that create a low cost alternative to having a project professionally designed. Most small business owners don't see anything wrong with this, but there are three reasons why you still need a designer.

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