Portland Conference Responsive Field Day

Posted on Oct 17, 2015 in Design Industry, Web Design
Portland Conference Responsive Field Day

I attended a great one day Portland web industry conference in late September. Cloud 4’s Jason Grigsby built the conference on the back of Jeremy Keith’s one day event he puts on each year in his hometown of Brighton, England. The conference was very successful for many reasons, making it a Northwest web industry event […]

Vector Workflow Presentation From Artifact

Posted on Jul 22, 2015 in Web Design
Vector Workflow Presentation From Artifact

Starting at Daylight in the Spring of 2013, vector icons and graphics were a hot topic for me. I saw opportunities for a new type of responsive ready, crisp, animated graphics and I wanted to adapt the file type to all my projects. The transition for implementing vector graphics into a digital project is a […]

Web Fonts Can Do This

Posted on May 9, 2015 in Web Design
Web Fonts Can Do This

Web fonts can make or break a digital project’s aesthetic and functionality. They are that powerful a component to the modern web, yet technologically, they are young and complicated. Their youth makes them difficult to properly choose, use and deliver to the viewer. The Google Fonts project, launched in 2010, was a major step forward […]

Design Reviews

Posted on Mar 21, 2015 in Web Design
Design Reviews

Blogging for the tbdworkbench site is an exercise I enjoy but one that is at the bottom of my digital to-do list. It’s generally the first victim to time crunches during a busy spell. It’s not that I haven’t been blogging this winter either. BigFlakes has seen a few posts as the winter has slowly […]

Moving In Together

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in Web Design
Moving In Together

Maybe the content hit me at the right time, or maybe this really is a great infographic.  As seen below, the content layout does a nice job of using the wide space to it’s advantage, displaying the content openly, avoiding the cliché stack of flat-color graphs crammed into a tiny space.  Naturally I was intrigued by the title, […]

Designers Lack of Creativity Post For Daylight

Posted on Jun 1, 2014 in Web Design
Designers Lack of Creativity Post For Daylight

My lack of blogging here, at tbd-workbench, does not mean that I haven’t been focusing on web design this spring.  Ideas and topics have been spinning around my head with my swift growth as a web designer, working at Daylight Studio.  I recently wrote a design focused blog post for the Daylight site.  My post is a […]