What We’re Listening To: Undivided Attention

Music can be helpful at work to block outside noise, to set a tone, and to create a clean mental space where I can start from. For me personally, it takes a particular sort of music to help do this. Too complex or unpredictable is just as distracting as flatly consistent and repetitive, so it …

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What We’re Listening To: Heat Index

Listen, you need some funk in your life. And not your average-grade, FM-dial-friendly funk. You need the finely-aged, top-shelf, extra funkiest cuts from the funk basement. You need music that feels OK to sweat to. Listen on Spotify Do you like discovering new artists as much as we do? Subscribe to the C3D newsletter to get notified …

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What We’re Listening To: The Cage

This musing launched a long discussion here in the studio about the song Freebird’s place in rock culture, the history of people yelling it at concerts, and the wondrous world of live rock jams that never seem to end. And we thought: “We should make a playlist of those.” So this month’s playlist consists purely of …

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Not All Halloween Candy is Created Equal

I get it. It’s almost Thanksgiving. No one wants to hear about Halloween candy anymore. But that’s really the thing about trick-or-treat loot: it tends to linger around wayyy longer than you expect. So when two pounds of leftover Halloween candy got dropped on the snack production table the Monday before last, one single thought …

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Choosing A Responsive CSS Framework

A responsive CSS framework is the combination of a style guide and a toolkit, used as a unified baseline to rapidly create responsive websites. Pros Rapid Prototyping & Development For some clients, the production costs of custom website development can come with sticker shock. Using a responsive framework that your developers can get familiar and …

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Free the SVG: Vectors For Everybody

What are SVGs? Scalable Vector Graphic or SVGs are image files that are viewable in a web browser. If you’re unfamiliar, pixel-based graphics (or bitmaps, to be technical) store visual information as a grid of pixels: very small squares of color. Any .JPG, .GIF, .PNG file is stored using some variation of this basic idea. …

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What We’re Listening To: Sunny Summer Jams

Time for picnics, outdoor concerts, and walks in the park with ice cream cones. And when summer hits, everyone starts looking for those perfect summer jams: light, upbeat tunes to match that sunshine-y spirit in the air. So this is my attempt at crafting that perfectly breezy summer playlist. Head-noddable tunes with just enough punch …

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