Just finished a beautifully printed three piece invitation for Roundtable Investment Partners. We chose Crane’s Lettra Espresso extra thick Cotton paper stock and used gold and white double stamped hot foils. (more…)
So here’s the issue I have with subscription-based or rental of application software… it’s the work and files I create that wind up being held hostage or worse–locked out forever.
Oh, my beautiful data
Historically, (for me that’s over 20 years with the Adobe applications as an example, but they’re certainly not the only pseudo-SaaS offender) I’ve purchased a “perpetual” software license and that software worked for as long as either the hardware or operating system that supported it. This meant that I could conceivably back up the OS, software and my files then later restore these and always have access to my files — preserved in time based on the hardware that ran everything. All was good and even Aldus FreeHand 2.02 lives another day. And so the tale begins. (more…)
Over the last year or so we’ve been monitoring WordPress hack attempts. Everyone knows using an account named, “Admin” (which was the default WordPress login years back) is ripe for brute-force login attacks. What’s interesting is that the same sites often get attacked repeatedly with the same login username – but from the same IP – just at later dates.
Recently there’s been a major uptick in these WordPress brute force botnet attacks – while the attackers generally never get through, since we all have strong passwords, it does take away server resources. (more…)
The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) is an organization that is dedicated to the discovery of new medical knowledge in the field of veterinary science, they increase public awareness of advances in veterinary medical care and they educate, train and certify veterinary specialists. ACVIM chose BadCat Design to redesign their website for them, which included changing the visual look of the site, but also reorganizing some of the navigational structure and architecture of the content to help users have a better online experience. (more…)
Patrick Bell and David Guilmet are owners of an eponymous design firm based in Solebury, Pennsylvania. They specialize in interior, architectural and project design for collectors of art and antiques. Their projects range from tasteful private home interiors to large event planning. Bell Guilmet needed an online presence that would stand out and support the elegance of their brand and at the same time showcase some of the unique projects they have designed, organized and executed. (more…)
MusicWorks 4 Kids is a program that works closely with Kindermusik to expose children to use music at a young age and to use instruments as tools of self expression. Musicworks 4 Kids has been around since 1995 and their classes and music programs focus on the child and their family. (more…)
Probert Construction Company was founded by Chris Probert, an experienced builder boasting over 15 years of custom building experience. Located in the Bucks County area, Probert Construction has worked on a variety of projects such as custom new homes, construction consultation, additions, renovations as well as outdoor spaces and pools. (more…)
After frustration of keeping a consistent look with title typography on our WordPress sites, friend and fellow designer/developer @sauldraws and I came up with FriendlyCase for WordPress. It’s based on Saul’s original function code that I took and built into a simple WordPress plugin. Pretty Simple and keeps the ALL CAPS issue in check. (more…)
Local Philadelphia photographer, Michael Leslie, enjoys shooting weddings, mitzvahs, as well as portraits, and commercial photography in the Philadelphia suburban area. His web presence not only promotes his business, but incorporates a blog and showcases examples of his work. Leslie’s website also displays recent events he has shot, allowing clients to view their special day online. This Philadelphia area photographer, turned to BadCat Design to refresh the website they had designed for him a few years prior. (more…)