The Old Farmer’s Almanac: Making “Old” New Since 1792

Back in October of 2015, I announced that “Old is New” and that Almanac had migrated from our old Drupal 6 site to Drupal 7. This was an interim launch and the real launch would come at a later date. Well, after a lot of design and usability meetings, the creation of custom branded fonts, […]

Dark Patterns (The Walking Dead)

Archaic patterns: Dress-for-Success, Day Planners, cold calls, hard sells, brick phones, power ties, feathered hair: some things should be left to rest in peace. Somehow, the worst of the worst has risen from the marketing grave and infected the natural, organic, and the living. Here’s a list of walking dead that should be taken out […]