After finishing my 30 Products in 30 Days challenge, I was ecstatic right until I realized that I didn’t have a place to show them off to new site visitors. As you have no doubt noticed, my website is kind of a mess; it’s difficult to find things even if you know what you’re looking [...]
UPDATED 10-23-2012: PDF now includes second iPad Mini dimensions. I’ve been wanting to get some iPad versions of the Printable CEO tools out there, but this requires a bit of design rethinking. For one thing, touch interfaces require a minimum button size, and that affects all the proportions of the layout. Ordinarily, I would do [...]
There’s one detail in the current version of the printed Emergent Task Planner pad that has nothing to do with its functionality, and that is the thickness of the cardboard backer. It’s the one thing in the pad that has bugged me from the very beginning, but for economic reasons couldn’t fix. Until now! Here’s [...]
Understanding the connection between story and design is one of my favorite (well, obsessive) activities, so I was all over John McWade’s recent Design Talk posting on this subject. McWade relates how the longevity of TV program 60 Minutes could be explained due to its founder’s guiding directive: “Tell me a story”. What does this [...]
A few gameplay-oriented refinements today occurred to me as I sat in the sun at Starbucks. In a word: bounties.
Today’s update has a few refinements to add more tracking and logging features! For fun, I tried explaining them in this 5-minute screencast; get a behind-the-scenes peek at the form in its Adobe Illustrator shell.