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Finding The Heart of “100 Years of Design”

Last May, we had the opportunity to partner with AIGA, a longtime collaborator and dream client, on a new microsite to commemorate their centennial and celebrate the last 100 years of American design. Our first reaction was excitement: as designers

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100 Years of Design

In 1914, a small group of designers inaugurated what became the American Institute of Graphic Arts. One hundred years later, Second Story has collaborated with AIGA to create a centennial microsite that celebrates the profound impact design has had on

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Put a Bird in It

Last month during Design Week Portland, we had a great time taking part in WeMake’s “Put A Bird In It” competition. The challenge was simple: craft a birdhouse to be auctioned off to help support art and music education in Portland’s

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To Dot or Not to Dot

A preview of our “100 Years of Design” website in honor of the AIGA’s centennial has recently gone live. The full experience, which will feature additional artifacts, interviews with legendary artists, and more, will be unveiled in January 2014, but the preview includes

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SecondStoryJS Router now has a documentation website

Like the title says, you can now learn everything you wanted to know about the JavascriptMVC3 router on the project website at: http://secondstory.github.com/secondstoryjs-router/

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Carrot Farming

This is a little presentation I (Donny) put together for our SecondStory.com redesign project.

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Testing an illustration style

Finding just the right style for a project can be a tricky thing be it type, color or mood. We knew that we wanted the New York Botanical Plant Hunters website to feel immersive, but just how we went about that was open to interpretation. The idea…

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