When I was a kid, I used to carry around a briefcase filled with what I called “important papers.” For some reason, I loved rummaging through recycling bins and collecting printed matter that I felt needed to be kept and retained for future use. I distinctly remember sitting behind the reception at our local chiropractor to go through their trash, setting aside select pieces of paper for my briefcase collection. My favorites were receipts and type-written correspondence.
While I grew out of my “important paper” phase, the desire to collect and preserve information has stuck with me, eventually evolving into…
By Luis Queral, Sam Gray, and Orr Shtuhl
Like many companies of our ilk, we have an open office plan. Sure, it makes room for the requisite ping-pong table, but we also like to think that this layout represents our collaborative nature. No one has an office, and we all do our work next to one another, even our founder.
Despite this openness, we still do specialize. Our designers, developers, and project managers each have a unique set of strengths and weaknesses. …
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult. — Warren Buffett
There’s one website that I often frequent to keep my sanity as a designer.
A website that, in my opinion, represents some of design’s most fundamental aspects. It shows longevity, effective branding, and main. It also happens to be a website that most other designers in 2016 would absolutely gawk at.
That website is BerkshireHathaway.com.
In the event that you don’t know what Berkshire Hathaway is, they own lots of companies. …