(Taken with http://cinemagr.am)
At points I have made decisions that directly affect the design of a project. Take the spacing between elements for instance: when developing in a responsive context this becomes a programming problem as well as a design one. It is therefore increasingly likely that it is important to not only understand design but also have the creative capacity to design as a developer.
Words of wisdom from Paul Rand.
You can read a huge range of his quotes in this pdf book here, which is from the site of Steven Heller. Whether you like his work or not, Paul Rand was undoubtedly intelligent and wise. This quote pretty much sums up graphic design, and why it is so difficult.
(p.s does a selected quote every saturday sound like a good idea?)
I think I’m ready to discuss Git submodules. My chronic problem with submodules is that I don’t use them often enough to understand how they work. From what I gather, you can do a lot more than what I’ll cover, but I’m only interested in just placing a repo in a repo.
The benefit of submodules…
Justin Windle has just released a new physics engine called CoffeePhysics, which as it’s name states, is written in CoffeeScript. It is quite lightweight (minified, it’s just 8KB), but also very powerful.
There are a number of demos that show the performance and features of the library,…
Our next solo show of new work by Portland-based mixed media artist Ron Ulicny opens next week at Spoke Art in San Francisco! Here’s a nice look at Ron’s work by Lark Magazine.
Mmm coffee… (Taken with instagram)
I don’t like to see it very often, but I do love the Tumblr maintenance page.