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Visually Impaired Surf Camp

Summer is a busy time around here and fortunately a lot of that busy goes on at the beach providing photo support for the best surf school around and that’s Indo Jax. (Disclaimer: Indo Jax is a client and and friend, so, I’m biased. I’m also right) Last night wrapped up the Visually Impaired Camp […]

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New Logos for Carolina Christian Radio

New Logos shipped last week for Carolina Christian Radio.

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Asking for Bad Reviews

Online review systems are broken, sometimes by design. One restaurant owner took things into his own hands.

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Posing Men

Photographer Julia Trotti gives us some tips on how to pose men for photos. One of the first things she covers is what to do with your hands. Not knowing what to do with my hands is my first awkward realization when getting my picture taken and it all just goes downhill from there. I […]

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Swamp Thing Cancelled

Nerdist is reporting that Swamp Thing was cancelled because of a clerical error concerning the tax rebates from the state of North Carolina.

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WordPress Themes

Wordpress Themes are great for a quick, inexpensive way to start your website, but there are things to consider.

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Color Inspiration

Adobe has updated their color site with some cool new features.

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Websites as Social Media Hubs

I’ve had a couple of conversations with clients in the past few weeks that started with, “Do I even need a website? I’ve just been doing Facebook.” and ends with my standard speech I’ve titled “Social Media Should Point People To Your Website, Not The Other Way Around.” Please allow me to explain in an […]

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Fake Apple Support Calls

Forbes is reporting a warning about fake Apple support calls. People need better hobbies.

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Fixing LinkedIn Link Previews

“OMG, I FIXED THE TITLE! WHY ISN’T IT WORKING???”

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Movie Poster Design

A brief (well, 10 minute brief) take on the design and history of movie posters via James Verdesoto and Vanity Fair

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Killed By Google

“Do I really need a website?” I get this question from time to time and my answer is always, “Yes!” – not because this is my bread and butter, but because I really believe that you do. Yeah, the Internet is full of all sorts of very useful tools and social media is, no doubt, […]

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SNL Behind the Scenes: Cue Cards

Two of my favorite things: Design and Television production.

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BK Superbowl Spot

The story goes that Andy actually preferred McDonalds.

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Instagram Hiding Posts?

I am, by no means, not a master of Instagram. However, I know a social media false info campaign when I see one…

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Restaurant Websites

I love doing restaurant websites because they have a built in easily organized content that is super great for search engines and customers. Unfortunately, as easy as it is to do it right, it’s just as easy to get it wrong and there’s one thing that makes me absolutely crazy and it’s the menu. When […]

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SVG Animations

I’ve been carving out time for exploration and learning new skills this year. Most of that has been spent developing my skills in Illustrator further, but I’ve been working on some coding things as well. I came across some javascript animation frameworks and settled on anime.js as the one I wanted to work with because […]

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Happy New Year!

There’s still some businesses that haven’t returned and a lot of those blue tarps across our neighborhoods. In Pender County there’s still people’s lives sitting in piles on the side of the road while they live in campers & trailers. We’re still not quite at 100% yet. Heck, one of the elevators in the Market […]

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Instagram, Millennials, & Blanding

I came across this article on FastCo. about why there’s a cluster of brands on Instagram that all look alike: a simple line of products with clean, clear design and branding. Detractors refer to this as “blanding”, but the prophet of good modern design, Dieter Rams, says that the best design is as little design […]

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Free Tool for Removing Backgrounds

remove.bg is a free online tool that removes backgrounds from your image and returns it to you in a .png format.   It works pretty well, but the maximum height or width will be a low-ish 500 pixels and the other dimension will be proportional. If you’re viewing this on a desktop or laptop, you can […]

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