On the Floor
Here at factor[e] we have a jovial rivalry between designers and developers. Developers call us "quaint" for our love of rounded corners with transparent overlays and we continue to push their buttons with the "jif", "gif" pronunciation debate*. It stems from the differences in how we think/work, but in reality, every developer has an inner designer and every designer has an inner developer. Read more...
There isn't really an easy way to transfer your email from one Gmail account to another. The crux of the problem is how Gmail organizes your mail. Rather than folders, Gmail uses labels. Read more...
Two weeks ago, we here at factor[e] formally welcomed our new Sheridan College illustration and design intern, Kristina Smiltnieks! Born in Canada, Kristina’s family relocated to Vienna, Austria when she was six months old, due to a post that her father held with the United Nations. Combine this with the fact that she is tri-lingual (English, German French) and what we have here is one of the most fascinating childhood upbringing stories at our studio, and making the rest of us insanely jealous. Read more...
factor[e] is pleased to support an exciting new initiative in Hamilton: Yes We Cannon. Yes We Cannon is a local, grassroots movement, gathering Hamiltonians to petition City Council to improve cyclist and pedestrian safety in the lower city by taking one simple step. The mission: create a bi-directional bike lane, running the full length of Cannon Street, by 2015. Read more...
I'm excited to announce several changes to roles here at factor[e] as part of general restructuring we are carrying out. Sean Roberts is now Senior Software Architect. This reflects the depth and breadth of his software development experience and his leadership role in making factor[e]'s technology so useful and easy-to-use. Read more...
"This sand cannot withstand my love for you, Mom! Mother’s day is fast approaching! And to say thank you to all the wonderful Mothers near and far, we want to play a little game of “Kids Say the Darndest Things! Read more...