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Starting something new…

Starting something new…

In February of 2000, I left a wonderful job as the Art Director of a science museum to join up with a small start-up training company named Interactive Fun! (the exclamation mark was part of the name!). I was the third employee, and after our marketing director left a year later, it was down to [...]

Fine Tuning Spry Menu Bars

Fine Tuning Spry Menu Bars

Maria had noticed that when testing her Spry Menu Bars in Firefox that the sub-menus would not reset if the user hit the Back button to return to the page. Unlike other browsers which would show the default menu, Firefox would show the sub-menus still in their hover state. Maria checked my example files to see if she had done something wrong and noticed that my menus did the exact same thing. Now, truthfully, most clients might not care about this behavior, but Maria was wondering what the heck was going on and how she could fix it.

Simple Primate in the Deke Lounge!

Simple Primate in the Deke Lounge!

Hey all! I’m a little late putting this up, but couldn’t be more excited about my recent visit as a guest on Deke McClelland and Colleen Wheeler’s excellent show Martini Hour. We spend the better part of an hour talking about Dreamweaver, Colleen’s aversion to moving to web design (come on in Colleen, the water’s [...]

Moving from print to web

Moving from print to web

For most designers, making the transition from print design to web design can be a frustrating process. At first it seems easy. You’re a visual designer, so design is design regardless of medium…right?! Undaunted, you jump right in and the next thing you know you are confronted with the most dizzying array [...]