Giving Thanks

Memorial Day weekend, for me, is a time to reflect on the folks who have given their lives to our country. It is also a time to reflect on the …

 
My Near Drowning Incident

When I was 14 years old, I attended a karate summer camp. It was a weekend outing filled with martial arts, sleeping bags, hiking, kayaking, practical jokes and the usual …

 
What’s in my MenuBar

The apps that live in my Mac’s menubar have earned their keep. Today I wanted to take a brief look at what I’m running on my Mac Pro. 1password – …

 
The Importance of Context and Composition in Design Portfolios

Presenting design work shouldn’t be boring, and yet I see it all the time when I am reviewing portfolios. Yes, it’s about the work. But investing a little time in …

 
The 6.5 Best Sites to Spruce Your Color Swatches

Tired of staring at the drab default color swatch palette? Looking for some new color schemes to incorporate into your designs? If you’re like me, the answer is probably “often”. …

 
Review: Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #1

I really wanted to like Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #1, by Mike Benson and Tan Eng Huat. After all, what’s not to like about Shang-Chi? He’s cut from a …