My night with Dave

My night with Dave

The night a designer found a four month old blog post about the Ontario 150 logo and proceeded to spectacularly melt down in a Facebook chat with yours truly about the affair. It was a typical late night at Casa De Douglas, Sue napping on one couch, me watching The...
From the Happy Client files

From the Happy Client files

It’s always nice when a design project works out for the client and designer alike. Lend me your eyes for a few minutes and let me brag about a recent gig that did just that. Not many people realize this, but designers often don’t see the end result of...
A return to podcasting. Maybe. Maybe not.

A return to podcasting. Maybe. Maybe not.

I gave podcasting about design stuff a shot back in 2008. Then again in 2011 before hanging up the microphone, seemingly for good. I’m gonna take a shot at it again. I think. Maybe. I was an early adopter of podcasts, releasing my first back in 2008. Setting up...
The Joys of Websites, Servers & Blocklists

The Joys of Websites, Servers & Blocklists

A never-ending cascade of errors, oversold managed servers and 72 hours of waiting around for email to work again. A tragic tale starring GoDaddy. I’m no stranger to servers, websites and the Internet. I’ve been online in one form or another since 1995....
My first logo booky wooky

My first logo booky wooky

A 222 page unfinished book project that will probably remain unfinished. The Guide to Great Logos: “Everything you ever needed to know about getting a logo designed for your startup, product or service.” Yours free for the taking. I’ve been trying to...