Giving feedback

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Lucas Rocha shared Seth Godin‘s blog post “the worst feedback is indifference” on Google+, and I posted a reply. In the interest of openness and distribution (and actually posting content on my blog), here’s my response: I was on a call the other day where someone told me that they wouldn’t ever give me negative […]

the future of Nautilus

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

Hi everyone! I worked on a few different things during the Novell/SUSE HackWeek. One of these things was continuing my Nautilus redesign that I (Garrett LeSage) started last year, continued with others (Allan Day, Hylke Bons, Máirín Duffy, etc.) at the London UX meeting and at LGM2010… and then further talked about on the Internet. During the HackWeek […]

Hack Week wrap-up!

Friday, August 29th, 2008

Another Hack Week @ Novell / SUSE has come to an end. I think I’ve been pretty productive, as I took on and accomplished three pretty successful mini–projects. Redesign the one-click installer I walked through the current one, taking screenshots and notes. My goals were simple: make it simpler, and reduce the number of clicks […]

Compose for typography

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

Often, us artist-types need advanced typography when making artwork, laying out text, and fun things like that. How do you usually do it? For me, it’s either been launching a stupidly hard to find (and annoying to use) character picker or searching for some character on the Internet and copy/pasting it in. (Once in a […]

photo: red and blue, raingutter too & color schemes

Monday, September 10th, 2007

Adam Polselli was inspired by a recent photo of mine — and made not one, but five great color schemes. red and blue, raingutter too The colorful photo was from one of my recent trips to Prague.

Beagle logo, in SVG

Friday, March 9th, 2007

Hey Kevin, the SVG of the Beagle logo is located at my Primates account. There are different variations of the Beagle graphic (optimized for different sizes), and also the custom Beagle text I designed too. I should probably toss more SVGs of logos I’ve done for work in that directory, sometime.

It takes YOU to Tango!

Thursday, November 3rd, 2005

This Friday (and every Friday to come) is Tango Friday! The Tango Project “exists to create a consistent user experience for free and Open Source software with graphical user interfaces.” We’re approaching this goal by having a consistant naming spec which can be used anywhere, by any application, on any desktop. Secondly, we are working […]