Author: Davin Granroth

  • Zeldman is doing a redesign,

    Zeldman is doing a redesign, usually interesting to look at. Check it out.

  • “Go kitchen. Cook food.” Lila,

    “Go kitchen. Cook food.” Lila, my two-year old daughter, and I were sitting on our couch a couple evenings ago while Chey was out. Lila, tired from playing, rested her head down on a stack of clean clothes and pointed to a blanket. I tucked her into the blanket. “My sleeping,” she said. Then she […]

  • In the ongoing search for masterpieces on the web…

    The Peabody Essex Museum has an online exhibit of a traditional Chinese home. The exhibit is really very well designed and well styled. When looking at design, I sometimes think about it from an organic design perspective. The web is at the core a place of data, rectangles, and symmetry…not so organic. This site does […]

  • A bold statement “Ultimately, I

    A bold statement “Ultimately, I don

  • Here’s some web history…this write

    Here’s some web history…this write up by Nielsen may have been one of the major aggressors that got frame-bashing really rolling. Also talks about the basic ideas of the web ala Tim Berners-Lee, nodes and what not. Interesting in retrospect. I wonder how the new web community would respond to this column if it was […]

  • Okay, so this site uses

    Okay, so this site uses frames. Why do I bring this up? Because frames have taken a beating in the web development community for the last few years. Here are a few reasons why: They mess with our ability to bookmark pages. If you try to bookmark a page that is inside of a website […]

  • Great post from Noel. Gas

    Great post from Noel. Gas rage…conflict, drama, and a let down at the end. Go to Noel’s page to check it out. Look for Gas Rage (at the top today) and choose option 3.

  • heh…guess I have to wait

    heh…guess I have to wait until tomorrow to see if it works

  • Okay, testing blogger…want to see

    Okay, testing blogger…want to see if I have styles set correctly so I get a white box around each day’s entries. Bear with me.

  • The power went off in

    The power went off in our house a couple nights ago. It went off at midnight; our alarm system let us know. Lila, our daughter woke to the noise, and, as her nightlight was not lit, she wasn’t likely to go back to sleep. So, we brought her into our bed, thinking that she may […]