Speaking @ HOW Interactive Design Conference

Monday, 08.29.11 at 11:29 pm
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This Fall the design forces behind HOW Magazine are unleashing the first-ever HOW Interactive Design Conference in San Francisco November 2–4. This new event is designed for creatives who are looking to boost their interactive design chops. Maybe you’re a designer who’s dabbled in web design but want to deepen your knowledge of CSS and […]

Speaking in Virginia Beach June 23rd (Updated)

Wednesday, 06.22.11 at 10:06 pm
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Virginians! I will be speaking this Thursday at AIGA Hampton Roads in Virginia Beach, VA. I will be presenting on “Web Design for Non Web Design People”, my ongoing quest to demystify the complexity of web design and provide some real-world direction as to what designers should be doing and learning to increase their comfort […]

HOW Slides: Web Design For Non-Web Designers

Monday, 06.14.10 at 6:50 pm
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Last week I presented at the HOW Design Conference Denver, CO. Our objective for HOW was to present well-formed technique, design solutions and inspiration to designers looking to work online. The challenge at hand being to convince a packed room of talented yet overstimulated pro’s that the web is not as complicated/different as they are […]

Speaking at Type Directors Club December 10th

Wednesday, 12.09.09 at 2:34 pm
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Tom and I will be speaking at the Type Directors Club, this Thursday (December 10th @ 6pm). It’s shaping up to be a pretty amusing, if not enlightening stack of stories & work. Don’t tell us if you are going to be there; nothing freaks me out more than knowing some faces within the faceless […]

Chopping Block Saved the Date

Monday, 11.16.09 at 10:04 am
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Chopping Block first worked with Phish back around the late 90′s on a number of projects including (but not limited to) Farmhouse, Trampled by the Lamb, The It Festival, Phish 2.0 and later Phish 3.0. Depending on the nature of the project, Phish has always leaned heavily toward the absurd and often messing with conceptual […]

Baking the Block

Tuesday, 09.15.09 at 3:52 pm
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Today is my 1-year anniversary at the Block.  It’s also dangerously close to a few Block birthdays.  In celebration of these monumentus events, I decided to bake a cake that (kind of) looks like our logo.  Also it incorporates our odd love of oranges and it’s sitting on a wood cutting board so we get the wood […]

Connect the Dots

Friday, 05.15.09 at 10:58 am
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Just in case you didn’t have enough to do at work today or you are scanning the classifieds in your parent’s basement… we thought we would share some of our connect-the-dots activities with you.

Happy Cinco De Mayo

Tuesday, 05.05.09 at 5:18 pm
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Social Media for Social Change

Thursday, 04.02.09 at 12:29 pm
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Tomorrow night I will be playing a very special gig.  I will be performing at the Social Media for Social Change event at the Roger Smith Hotel in New York City.  All the money raised for tomorrow night will go to benefit City Harvest, a fantastic organization that feeds over 260,000 New Yorkers every week. The event […]

It’s a man’s world, I just program in it

Tuesday, 03.17.09 at 12:22 pm
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Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Girl Geek Dinner in the cafeteria at Google.  It was a lovely event with food, drinks, speakers and best of all, networking.  I was excited at the prospect of meeting other female programmers and tech geeks. The evening began with an hour of socializing over wine and cheese.  I […]