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Archive for July 2010

Thoughts on Designing for iPad

I’ve been designing for websites for 15 years now, and designing for print for even longer. For the last few months, I led the design of MagCloud’s iPad app (now available in iTunes) with an incredibly talented group of people, and it was unlike any other experience I’ve had as a designer. Here are a few things I learned.

links for 2010-07-26

Wanna Get Planted? So I have this nutty idea to make a site for people who like plants but aren't,…

links for 2010-07-22

4chan Hackers Attack Gawker Again Gawker has successfully trolled the trolls. But to what end? Everyone here looks like a…

links for 2010-07-21

Longshot! 48 Hour Magazine is now Longshot! (tags: 48hrmag magazine) Amanda Palmer Performs The Popular Hits Of Radiohead On Her…

I Love My New Woolly Pocket

Say you’ve got a wall that gets nice light – the bright, indirect light that plants love – but you…

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Hi, I’m Derek. I used to make websites. Now I grow flowers and know things. I’m mostly harmless. More.