Client Spotlight: Marshall Pierce & Company opens new store, parties with HODINKEE


Marshall Pierce & Company

Last night I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend the HODINKEE party celebrating the grand opening of the new Marshall Pierce & Company store on Michigan Avenue.

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The start of something new…


Coordinate Logo

Back in 2010, my friend Aislinn and I started a creative studio in Chicago with a mission to build amazing websites. We started that first company with a belief that if you're going to do something, you do it right. No excuses. While much has changed over the years, our philosophy of doing things the right way remains the same.

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Leaving my car with Luxe


Luxe Valet

I recently needed to park in a busy area of Chicago after work and decided to try Luxe, a mobile app-based valet parking service looking to make parking in major cities more convenient.

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Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner announce $100 million toward the search for extraterrestrial life


The announcement that Yuri Milner will be donating $100 million to the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (or SETI) breathes new life into the program and reminds me of my own experience with the SETI@home project.

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Technori Pitch: June 2015


Last night, a few hundred tech enthusiasts gathered for June's Technori event, featuring Wordzen, Carzell, Soundslice, Luna Lights and the Floating Record. Here's a quick recap of what they had to pitch.

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My First Impressions with Spotify Running


Spotify Running

My first impressions of Spotify Running, which delivers recommended music, genre-specific playlists, and curated mixes that match the tempo of your run.

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Gmail’s Undo Send becomes a standard feature


Gmail Undo Send

Back in 2009, Google rolled out a feature in Gmail Labs that gave users a few seconds to hit Undo after sending an email. I've been using it for years and was surprised by how often it came in handy.

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First Take: Apple’s 2015 WWDC Keynote Announcements


Apple WWDC 2015

Like most tech enthusiasts, Vince and I followed along with the WWDC keynote today to see what Apple's been up to. Also like most tech enthusiasts, we have opinions on just about everything. Here are a few of them.

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Need to create a color palette? Coolors is here to help!


Coolors Palette

If you've ever had to create a color palette for a project, you've probably seen a few of the sites out there that try to make that process easier.

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