Kevin Suttle

Kevin Suttle

nowhere professional nobody Joined almost 4 years ago via an invitation from Sacha G. Kevin has invited Breandán Knowlton

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  • Posted to Where do you go for font inspiration?, Jul 07, 2017

    https://dribbble.com/tags/typography

    1 point
  • Posted to So, I'm buying a new MacBook. Question is, which one?, Jul 05, 2017

    My new employer got me early 2017 model MBP: 15", with Touch Bar. It's super fast, and can handle running a high-end graphics game in an emulator, something my 2015 MBAir chugged doing.

    The keyboard is very responsive and springy, but the noise level of the keys does take some getting used to. At first, it feels like a scene from a movie where someone is typing obnoxiously loud. I'm very aware of it when I'm not working alone.

    The touch bar I only use for 1Password/TouchID. I also use it for volume and brightness control, but only because I have to. The lack of the physical feedback esc key is still foreign after a month of use. To be honest, most of the time I forget it's even there, as I suspect most touch-typers do.

    The display is gorgeous. The bezel is smaller around the screen and the SF font on the keyboard is a nice touch.

    The force trackpad I still have a hard time dragging and dropping with. It's not the extra pressure that's the problem for me. It's the more nuanced gestures and light touches.

    Overall, it's the best laptop I've owned, though I'm not sure I'd opt for the touch bar if I were to purchase one myself. Then again, I think it depends on your age and experience.

    0 points
  • Posted to Numi · Calculator app for Mac you will love to use, in reply to Ollie Barker , Jul 05, 2017

    It's a prettier version of Soulver.

    3 points
  • Posted to Why Color Schemas & Visual ID Systems Matter, Jun 29, 2017

    Can you explain what is "happening"?

    2 points
  • Posted to Why would you want to work remote as a designer?, Jun 07, 2017

    Because an 'open office' is proven by research to be far more distracting and stressful. You need your own space. That 'co-location = collaboration' mentality is so far off.

    13 points
  • Posted to Freelancers! How often do you invoice clients? , in reply to Ryan Glover , Mar 09, 2017

    This is what I do as well. Always have every contingency in a legally-binding contract signed by your client beforehand. It protects both of you.

    0 points
  • Posted to NASCAR unveils first new logo in four decades, Dec 27, 2016

    I would love to see a redesign contest here.

    0 points
  • Posted to Is working for an agency really so awful?, Dec 25, 2016

    I have only worked at one (global) agency, and I was older when I started, but I only lasted a few months. The pace was frenetic, and not worth it, even if you're young and have the energy.

    The other issue was that they refused to acknowledge that they are a software shop. Literally all they do was ship websites and apps, but they held true to the "agency" label so they could maintain the ludicrous schedules.

    My advice: do open source or freelance if you want variety. There will always be more and varied work. Don't waste your youth on work.

    1 point
  • Posted to Designing for Accidental Disconnects: Our first attempt at an offline approach, Dec 22, 2016

    Designers: do you find yourselves being asked for these kinds of states?

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  • Posted to Ask DN: How do you track small and large design changes?, in reply to David Klawitter , Oct 05, 2016

    Our designers use GitHub quite a lot actually.

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