Welcome back to Meta Q’s Statamic Series – interviews with designers and developers creating Statamic websites and add-ons. Meet Alex Carpenter, front-end developer at Masuga Design.
Meta Q presents the Statamic Series – interviews with designers and developers creating Statamic websites and add-ons. Meet Matt Steele, a front-end developer at Q Digital Studio and part of the Meta Q team.
“As a new parent, your life will be about adaptation and changing course. Don't be afraid to try something different when things just aren't working. Go for a walk, grab some coffee, try some new music! Don't be afraid to get yourself unstuck.” Working father Chris Alvarez, a Senior UX Designer at Slice of Lime is a firm believer in flexibility when it comes to being a parent and working in a creative field. Alvarez took some time out of his busy schedule balancing time at work and time being a father to two girls, aged two and five, to chat with the Meta Q about making it work as a working parent. Answers have been edited for clarity.
Designers love icons. Our love of creating meaning from an image, of using symbols and pictures to tell a story - that’s why many of us became designers in the first place. Online or off, designers are all about icons.
Sharee Hiatt is the Creative Lead for the Web and IT department at Open Media Foundation. A little over a year and a half ago she had her first child, Ashton. She loves work and being a mom to a happy 20-month old boy and has found a way to have what she considers a happy work-life balance.
Party invitations and wedding invitations in particular, are exciting to receive in the mail. Weddings have a long tradition of beautifully designed paper invitations. But in a world of paperless statements and online news, how much longer will paper wedding invites hold out? Party invitations in general have certainly started moving into the digital-invitation realm.
“You don't have to do what anyone tells you to do.” – Words of wisdom from working mother Brittany Hass. Hass, art director at Studio Pattern and mother of Jonah, took some time out of her busy schedule to chat with Meta Q about how she feels about being a working parent and how her work-life balance has changed, post-baby.
With concerns over data and security and a general lack of transparency, it does raise a few eyebrows about Google's "evilness." Let's examine some of Google's projects overarching “evilness” on a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being most evil) and see whether the innovation was innovative enough to justify the somewhat ambiguous use of data mining.
This week, we’re looking at sites and apps and things that make life easier for artists and budding artists and grandma -- because she just loves cats so darn much.
Nearly two years ago, Susan and Corey Snipes had their first child, Amelie. Prior to their daughter’s birth, Corey was the co-owner of a consulting business. With Amelie’s arrival, Corey chose to reevaluate his work setup and made some changes to improve his and his family’s life.