Target’s New Pill Bottle: Better Living Through Design

The New York Post has a detailed design case study on Target’s new prescription bottle by Deborah Adler, a 29-year-old graphic designer whose ClearRx prescription-packaging system debuts May 1. How the pill bottle was remade—sensibly and beautifully. “By the time an object, or an apartment, or a company hits the half-century mark, it’s usually been Read More …

GoodBasic and Bryght Selected as Approved Vendors for the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver

Many of you know I’ve been working with Bryght lately… a technology startup here in Vancouver. Today we recieved a letter of confirmation stating that GoodBasic and Bryght have been selected as approved vendors of weblog services for the 2010 Winter Olympics to be held in Whistler and Vancouver. Here’a a photo of WillPate.org showing Read More …

Tris Hussey @ IIMA Blogging for Dollars Event 093

Tris Hussey @ IIMA Blogging for Dollars Event 093 Originally uploaded by kk+. Tris Hussey Moderator IIMA Blogging for Dollars Seminar Event www.larixconsulting.com Tris gave a quick blogging 101 talk tonight to kick off the IIMA Blogging for Dollars panel. He covered a lot of ground, really quickly, but hey… this is a complex topic. Read More …

Blogging and Taking Photos at International Internet Marketing Association Seminar

Tonight in Vancouver is theInternational Internet Marketing Association’s “Blogging for Dollars” seminar event at Robson Square. The topic of the night is professional blogging and the guest speakers are Roland Tanglao, Arieanna Foley, and Tris Hussey. There are about 40 companies signed up and the room is starting to fill up. We’re in the same Read More …

The Firm List Interviews Paul Jarvis of TwoThirty Media

The Firm List interviews designer friend Paul Jarvis and talks about web applications, having your clients do the selling for you, and half-crazed Canadian mounties. “FL: When I crossed over the border from the US, I was hit by signs that said “think metric.” In that same vein, what do you think are the differences Read More …

Blogs & Wikis: Technologies for Enterprise Applications?

Blogs and wikis are flexible practices and technologies that are increasingly being used within companies and organizations to ease the creation and dissemination of information, as well as making it easier for companies to communicate effectively with customers, partners, and the public. Here’s an excellent new article by Vancouver’s own Lauren Wood on the role Read More …

Social Network Design and Engineering and Event Blogging / Photography Services

Yesterday I posted about how I think there is a niche in the public relations world for a service that blends photography, design, blogging, and information technology specifically packaged for those looking to drive media awareness and attendance at special events like conferences, tours, seminars, and trade shows. I’ve gotten a ton of feedback from Read More …

Freelance Event Blogging and Photography for Hire

I’ve been thinking a lot about event blogging since I photoblogged and aggregated notes and podcasts from Northern Voice on my site. It was fast paced and kinda stressful but actually a lot of fun and I think we collectively did an amazing job. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a live conference or event Read More …