Good design is an old thing in France

Posted October 3, 2013 in Design, Printing, Technology

I just took a long vacation, in the Languedoc region of southern France. As always, I keep my eyes alert to graphic design when I travel. And I have to say, I was largely dissappointed this time around! The stylish French really failed me. Publicity for the places we visited was mostly uninspired (see posterMORE

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How do we protect digital ‘memories’ from loss or obsolesence?

Posted January 13, 2012 in Technology

Two stories. Some discussion. A little advice. And a bonus track! 1. In 1982 I was an undergrad student living in an old, wooden country house with four friends. It was called “Total Loss Farm” – bad omen, eh? Our house caught fire  at 4 am one morning and was no more than smoldering embersMORE

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My top 10 secret iPhone tips

Posted November 24, 2011 in Technology

The big ticket new iOS features are well-publicized (Notification Centre, iMessage, Reminders, iCloud). But I find it’s the little, undocumented (almost secret!) things that make writing and taking photos easier with my iPhone. Here are my fave tips, which should work on any iPhone model from 3Gs forward – so long as you’ve made theMORE

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