Going postal

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018
Going postal

I bought a sheet of cool USPS forever stamps earlier this year and… I am having a really hard time using them. The Disney Villains release (issued July 15, 2017) celebrates some of the evildoers who make Disney movies such fun. So, let’s see… where can I use these? There’s not quite as many opportunities […]

Findings on health and aging

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017

One of the perks of my job in graphic design is getting to learn about different companies and organizations, and digging in deep on different topics as I help create infographics and other communications for clients. I hit gold recently when designing and creating web and print-ready versions of a book containing data from the […]

Things I love: Spartus No. 4 folding camera

Posted by on Jan 18, 2015

I have a collection of old cameras here, and love each one of them. Partly it is the memory of my father walking around the beach in Florida with an array of cameras hanging from straps around his neck. Partly it is the hours we shared at home in his basement darkroom, working magic with […]


Posted by on Aug 20, 2014

Just a quick post to thank Vectips for a wonderfully detailed Adobe Illustrator panda bear tutorial. The panda above left is the original, by Vectips, and the panda and bees above right are my results from the tutorial. If you have a project with me in the next few weeks, don’t be surprised if you […]

How to get more out of your graphic designer

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014

Good design costs money. (Good design can also help increase revenue, so it’s not all bad news.) But there are clever ways to reduce costs — if you are working with the designer on an hourly basis. Or, if your designer is committed to a set project fee, you can use these same techniques to […]

Trigger a phone call on mobile devices

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014
Trigger a phone call on mobile devices

How to display a phone number on a WordPress site that triggers a phone call when visitors click it when viewing your site on a mobile device, but does nothing on a desktop computer? It is becoming more and more crucial to gird websites with appropriate mobile and location-based functionality. But getting this to work […]