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I built some "floating" shelves.

Our living room shelves.

I built three of these “floating” shelves based on some plans I found online. Only two of them made the cut, and made it on to the living room wall. They haven’t fallen down yet, so I’m calling in a success.

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Design

iTunes and Terrible Text Shadows

I just had a chance to download the newest iTunes (version 11). There’s a lot to like, but what the hell is up with the terrible text-shadow on the song info? The time is inset, while the song info is floating. I don’t get it.

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My job.

As an interface designer, my job isn’t about making things pretty. Its about fitting an entire complicated system of moving parts, flows, buttons, clicks, users, etc – into my head. And then, make it easy. And then, make it pretty.

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Design

Planter shelves.

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A couple shelves like this would look great in the living room.

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Design

Trash bin.

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It looks pretty nice, but at $50+, I think I’ll pass.

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Design

The Stones.

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I wouldn’t mind a bottle of this in my office.

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Paper

I can’t stop sketching out ideas in Paper for iOS. It’s really, really good. Here’s a quick flow sketch to help get some ideas moving. It’s so simple, but also fun. Easily the best drawing app I’ve ever used.

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You've got mail!

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Andi’s getting married, and of course she made her “save-the-dates” by hand. They’re a work of art. I saw the envelope from across the room, and instantly knew it was her work.