All posts by topher

Why I make something awful, every day

I just published my first entry on Medium, detailing some of my thoughts behind the last five years of making something awful. Why I make something awful, every day

Back Vast: The Crystal Caverns on Kickstarter

My brother-in-law Patrick Leder just launched (and already successfully funded) a new tabletop boardgame Kickstarter. Designed by him and David Somerville with art by Kyle Ferrin, Vast: The Crystal Caverns… Continue Reading →

Exploring off canvas nav menus with Bootstrap

I’ve been stuck in the weeds figuring out navigation patterns for a major project at work, so I thought I’d quickly share some examples I’ve been referencing. The site Adventures in… Continue Reading →

Some link highlights from this year’s SXSW

I saw lots of great (and some not so great) panels once again this year in Austin at SXSW. These are their stories.

Recommended permissions setting for WordPress in MAMP PRO

After unsuccessful googling for how to resolve the issue of WordPress asking for FTP credentials on local installations, I finally arrived at a set of working permissions for MAMP Pro… Continue Reading →

Adobe releases Creative Cloud 2014 + everything new is new(ly broken) again!

Yesterday, following Adobe’s announcement of Creative Cloud 2014, I excitedly tried to update 17 apps at once on my work computer. In my haste, I forgot to first close out… Continue Reading →

Today’s Lineup is out now!

Today’s Lineup, the little league team management iOS app for iPad & iPhone that I’ve been working on since late last summer, is now available for download on the App… Continue Reading →

The Bond Group is hiring!

My firm is looking for a designer with feet both in the web and print worlds. A candidate in this role will work on a range of projects from brand… Continue Reading →

Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet

My brother-in-law and I are trying to raise funds for a great card game he developed for his and my sister’s wedding last October. Support us on Kickstarter!

Introducing… BodyShuffle!

For the past few months I’ve been working on a fun little photo editing app side project, and now I’m happy to announce that BodyShuffle! is available for download in… Continue Reading →