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Almost too fragile for this world

We’ve been working on a really neat project with Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates for a while now; a snazzy custom mold for her chocolate bars. It has been really fun to fire up some CAD software and draft a real, physical object – and after a whole mess of revisions and…

Barely there

Not long ago, we designed a new coffee bag for Temple Coffee; it’s been out in the world for a few months now. If you’re a coffee aficionado there’s a chance you may have already noticed. If you haven’t noticed it, that’s okay. It’s not really designed to be noticed. …

Waking up in a cold sweat with an idea, actually writing it down

It's always struck me how many Americans (at least those living west of the Rockies) will say that they are going "back east" when they are travelling to just about anywhere east of Chicago. Sometimes they are actually returning to the east – so the phrase makes literal sense. Many…

In which I was suddenly reminded we operate a radio station

We have been running an internet radio station called Culture Failure for a number of years. It mostly just kinda runs and doesn’t need much human intervention except when its time to update the playlist. I haven’t listened to it in a while, and sorta almost forgot about it. Yesterday…

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