Our Blog

Sharing insights on design and technology

Diptic is one of Jimmy Kimmel’s favorite apps!

In an interview with USA Today, late night comic Jimmy Kimmel listed our Diptic app as one of his favorite/go-to apps: Can’t ask for a better endorsement than that!  Kimmel, host of Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC, is known for his savvy use of technology, and he talked to USA Today about the secrets for a great viral […]

Diptic PDQ: The Reviews Are In

Released last Wednesday to coincide with the launch of iOS 7, Diptic PDQ is a new streamlined mobile application for photo enthusiasts who want to create collages on the fly…and make them pretty darned quick.
status-quo-with-modern-UX-design

Time for a change: Look Beyond the Status Quo With Modern UX Design

When we want to kick back and do some serious navel-gazing about design, we often wander over to Fast Company’s Co.Design site for inspiration and entertainment. That’s where we recently found this excellent little gem, parked amid headlines such as “How ‘The Simpsons’ Fixed Apple’s iPhone Keyboard” and “Watch A Girl Age into an Old Woman Before Your […]
peanut-gallery-tips

Website Tips From the Peanut Gallery

There are several important aspects to consider when setting the strategy of your online experience. Regardless if your strategy is a mobile first one (which I recommend) or not, there are several things you should consider. Imagery The User Experience Textual content   Imagery 1. Make sure the people in your website imagery reflect your […]
touch-first-web-design

Effective User-Friendly Touch-First Web Design

Simplify Remember that touch controls are about direct manipulation Make sure your touch targets are BIG Do not rely on Hovering Give feedback and guidance where possible   Simplify Strip out excess design elements and distracting content. Make content the primary focus. Make the calls to action distinctive and touch-able.   Remember that touch controls […]