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Let's Talk Design...and other Interesting Topics
May 0
May 0

Autism and Our Farm Fresh Family

We moved in February (2016) to the outskirts of Gastonia, North Carolina. We moved from Morgan Hill, California, a small suburb outside of San Jose. Needless to say, life is different. The best thing is that none of us are complaining. We have all loved the change, and adjusted relatively well. We moved from a […]

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Jul 2
Jul 2

WordPress vs. Drupal: A Case Study

Being familiar with both the WordPress and Drupal CMSs allows me a great deal of insight on the two systems and what I believe their strengths and weaknesses are. As a disclaimer, I began with CMSs back in 2008 with Drupal, so I have more experience there. I’ve done a lot of Drupal site development. […]

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Jul 0
Jul 0

Inspiration

Where do you find inspiration? It can be one of the most difficult parts of design, especially in an unfamiliar subject matter. I find design inspiration in so many different places. The easiest place to find inspiration, by far, is through the eyes of a child. If you really take the time to watch them, […]

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May 0
May 0

Paleo Pancakes

I’ve tried many paleo pancake recipes in the search for something similar to flour-based pancakes. My eldest daughter loves pancakes, so it has been our goal since going Paleo – to find the perfect pancake. Turns out, we didn’t find it, we accidentally created it. Born from a lack of ingredients and a combination of […]

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May 1
May 1

Design, Fitness, and Paleo

I am a designer by skill, education, and passion. However, I am also very passionate about Fitness and Eating Healthy. I’ve tried many different eating programs/diets – whatever you like to call them. I’ve tried many – low fat, low carb, Atkins, soup diets, Vegan, Vegetarian,  – you get the point. I’ve struggled with my […]

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Aug 0
Aug 0

Why Whitespace is Important

Let’s talk a bit about whitespace and why I love it in design of all mediums. First, the definition: From Wikipedia:  In page layout,…[and increasingly, web design]…, white space is often referred to as negative space. It is the portion of a page left unmarked: margins, gutters, and space between columns, lines of type, graphics, figures, or objects drawn or depicted. […]

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Jul 0
Jul 0

Let’s Talk Design

Many times, design and user-experience fundamentals and theories are misunderstood and undervalued. This will be an open discussion about design on the web and in print – why its important? what value does it add? how does design help my business? I will also use this venue to discuss design and web lingo, abbreviations, acronyms, […]

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