Major Retailers Blocking NFC Payment in Favor of CurrentC

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You’ve probably heard by now, but a group of retailers, spearheaded by CVS and Riteaid, have started refusing Apple Pay, Google Wallet and Softcard (formerly ISIS Wallet). They are, instead, pushing their own, non-standards based, service called CurrentC. Some background…

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Yosemite, Initial Impressions

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Yesterday, like so many, I eagerly updated my Mac as Apple pushed the latest version of its OS (a statement you would have never heard me say a year ago, but that’s for another time). I hadn’t played with the…

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How to Mockup a Spot Varnish

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I recently came into the situation where I was hand producing a one off book and the design called for a spot varnish. Since this was being printed digital, there was no way to use a real spot varnish. The…

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Getting Healthy with FitBit

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Point blank, I’m a portly dude. I must carry my weight pretty well since few people believe me when I tell them how much I weight (often upwards of 50 – 60 pounds more than their guess). However, that doesn’t…

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State of the Portfolio Address

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Another year, another design. Well, there’s more to it than that, though that seems to be the trend around here. This is a pretty big deal for me, mostly because of what went into this design and the re-inclusion of…

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And We’re Live in 3… 2… 1…

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The latest version of this site, as I’m sure you noticed, has officially been soft launched as of right this very second. I moved hosts, so the site or its images might be intermittent for the next few hours. I…

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