Archive: March 2005

March 29, 2005

Pigs Fly

The day you’ve been promised, then promised again, then promised a few more times, has come. The new version of Rob Weychert’s site has gone live. Mere years in the making, countless revisions and scraped comps (some of which were very nice), Rob staggers forth, triumphant. Besides being a good friend, Rob is also the torturous brains behind Virtual Stan.… more »

March 21, 2005

Typographic Glass Ceiling

Last week Microsoft announced six new typefaces which will start being bundled with Windows next year. The new faces are specially designed for screen usage; meaning an emphasis on readability at small sizes and the ability to scale up and not look like death (Verdana, I’m looking in your direction). The new collection is made up of two serifs: Cambria… more »

March 17, 2005

Roundtrip From Austin

Here I sit, home again, with South by Southwest weighing heavy in my heart. Over the last five days I met some amazing people, and finally put faces to many names. The magic of SXSW lies in the attendees, and this is the reason I only made it to one film. When you see someone, you simply go introduce yourself.… more »

March 9, 2005

Deep in the Heart of Texas

At first light this Friday morning, Rob, Rollo and I will be traveling down to Texas for South By South West (or “South By” as I am told people in-the-know call it). This marks my first trip to Texas, and even though I can’t partake in the BBQ, I am still excited. I will be speaking on a panel entitled… more »

March 7, 2005

Independent Contractor

For some reason I get lots of email from people asking me about going out on their own and independent contracting. Well folks, I don’t mean to disappoint you, but I am just a few months into this now and I don’t have all the answers. I’ve been at agencies my entire career thus far and have picked up some… more »