Our newest little project to hit the net is thisisaero.com. The goal here was simple. Resuscitate the existing Aeropostalé blog and create a destination for their audience that doesn’t look like just another blog, while serving up the kind of content one would expect to see on a youth-culture based fashion blog.
When it comes to writing the CSS for a big, complicated page, CSS Grid Systems are an invaluable tool. You get consistency across your code and speed in writing the CSS. There are plenty of options out there already, such as 960.gs, Blue Print, and Susy. However, using a third-party grid system isn’t always the […]
Last week we set forth upon the internets (YouTube) a fun little short film/project envisioning what the daily life of a creative team might be like if Photoshop had never been invented. The project started off the exact same way the video does: with somebody, as designers or photographers frequently do, asking: “Can you imagine […]
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 […]
A few weeks back, we helped our good friends at shipwire.com to redesign their shipping and product fulfillment blog. It’s great to see it up and running. The team is doing a fantastic job keeping the posts knowledgeable and fresh. It is increasingly becoming a fantastic resource for growing your online business. It is also […]
We live in a world chock full of ToDo list apps. The problem with most of these tools is that they all tend to be too complex and suffer low adoption rates because of it. To that end, Teux Deux offers a solution so simple that I’m amazed it took so long for someone to […]
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 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 […]
In light of the recent news, Tom’s (@wanderingspace) triumphant return from vacation and the greatest lunar announcement of all time. We made him a quick little website present: themoonhasfuckingwateronit.com.
Not only do we design for rock bands like Phish and They Might Be Giants, but sometimes we also work for “The Man”. Our long-time client Council on Accreditation, utilized our powerful design & development team to deliver a website for The Department of Defense that’s goal was to, “expand the number of civilian quality […]