Recent blog posts by mark-schumacher

"Shouts to ppl deleting photos" - iOS 7 Ramblings and Reactions

iOS 7 came out last week and with it came the a flurry of social media moans and complaints about everything from the download times (it took some people hours), to space needed to install (3 gigs!), to the new interface (Everyone hates the new ...

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A new A&D site is born!

We've launched a new Ackmann & Dickenson site today! Our new site was designed, developed, and strategized by our team over the course of the last few months and we're excited to have it live. Here's a few words on how we got where we are ...

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History of an easter egg

While hard at work trying to meet a deadline I got an message from a friend instructing me to go to the UK version of the fashion magazine Vogue and enter the Konami code on my keyboard (up up down down left right left right ...

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#kerning and the #nbalockout

  The confidence in my own design sensibilities and aesthetics were temporarily shattered recently as a result of checking Twitter more often then I should. An omnipresent vortex of time wasting links. The following is a synopsis of my Twitter related thoughts throughout the workday: “Hmmm, I’m not ...

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"Fixed" Got Fixed

As an office of predominantly iPhone users, we were all excited about WWDC and the future of iOS. Overall, Apple didn't disappoint; I'm ecstatic Notifications has been overhauled and I'll be glad to see my missed calls AND crucial Foursquare checkins together at last (Oh, ...

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Above the Fold: Information Overload

People have learned to scroll. What was once considered an impossible task is now a reality. When discussing 'the fold,' it's easy to get confused because there is no exact definition of what the fold is. Talk to anyone on your sales, design or development ...

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