On the Floor
There are times when I feel I’ve thought of a great, original idea - only to find that it has already been thought of and executed. My most recent example of this is a QR Code Parking App. This app would allow you to find an open spot, scan the meter you parked at, pay for time through your phone, and add more time remotely if need-be. Read more...
As a developer I'm constantly looking for more efficient ways of accomplishing my tasks. I write scripts, alias' and try to keep my code as DRY as possible. It's a constant battle, but can be super satisfying when you get 20 lines of code down to one command or keystroke. Read more...
Last week I saw a talk given by Frank Chimero (via Vimeo) as part of the Build Design Conference. He spoke about what design means to culture and what it accomplishes. He suggests that design's purpose is to inform, persuade and delight. Read more...
Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! Today at factor[e], we’re playing cupid. But instead of showering you all with valentines, chocolates and roses, we’ve decided to help you share your love – anonymously! Read more...
Have you ever found yourself at a gallery exhibition, examining very closely the delicate brush strokes of a particular piece? Or perhaps you’ve spent an hour or two glossing over illustration blogs where inevitably, your admiration of a certain print results in a mental flash of both inspiration and - unfortunately - a tiny feeling of envy. If you’re like me and you strive to improve your illustration skills, these tools should work in your favour. Read more...
This Thursday, February 7th, SACHA (Sexual Assault Centre Hamilton & Area), will be holding its ninth annual Chocolate Fest, and, for the ninth straight year, we are once again immensely proud supporters of this fantastically delicious initiative. Donating design work for all the event’s marketing materials, and, of course, being sure to indulge in this delectable evening, we are wholly committed to SACHA’s efforts to provide programs and services to survivors of sexual assault and abuse. Chocolate Fest sees the participation of a number of Bakeries, Restaurants and Chocolatiers from the surrounding area. Read more...