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Pen & Journal (Stock Image)

Writing & Formatting for the Web

People rarely read Web pages word by word; instead, they scan the page, picking out individual words and sentences. In research on how people read websites we found that 79 percent of our test users always scanned any new page they came across; only 16 percent read word-by-word. […]

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Mercury Photo Bureau Theme Hacks

We’ve been concentrating on WordPress development lately, building a new site for an existing customer and designing a site for our sister company, Mercury Photo Bureau. Both sites are mobile friendly, with progressive enhancement for larger displays. Key to testing the layouts was the Responsive Design Test bookmarklet for Chrome. The Mercury Photo Bureau site […]

Some Time in NYC: Card

John Lennon Flickr Set

I just created a Flikr set of scans from some rare John Lennon ephemera; you can see them here. They include images of a postcard, petition, and the rarely seen backs of the inner sleeves from John & Yoko/Plastic Ono Band Some Time in New York City, Apple PCSP 716.

The Beatles’ “I’m Only Sleeping”: An Infographic

Beatles Infographic

For all you Beatles fans out there, here’s an infographic detailing the differences among the 4 studio mixes for “I’m Only Sleeping.” It’s based on the work of Joseph Brennan at Columbia University. The infographic is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. The 2 US mixes are pretty hard to find, […]

Animation Promo Poster

Motion Graphics

We just finished our 1st foray into motion graphics with this short promo video. For the technically-minded among you, it’s HTML5 video with a Flash fallback, made using: Adobe Illustrator & Adobe After Effects Audacity to increase the tempo of the stock music & append the “static” sound effect Handbrake for H.264+AAC+MP4 support Firefogg for […]

Talking Horse (Stock Image)

The Old Gray Browser, or, Why Should I Upgrade?

Newer browsers handle advanced web technologies better than their aging counterparts. Javascript effects, such as the animated effects you see on this web site or the drop down menus on every page, can cause a significant slow-down on older browsers. For fastest performance, if you are using any version of Internet Explorer, consider switching to (in order […]