Monthly Archives: April 2009

Better Late Than Never. A kudo for SPAM!

A late kudo for the fantastic work done for the redesign and relaunch of the SPAM website! The new design is not only more closely aligned with their offline branding and new advertising campaign, it also allows SPAM to more easily and effectively keep site content fresh and engaging. Great job all around!.chris{}


The Day Design Conversation Died…

Goodbye, Speak Up
I mentioned it earlier in the week but didn’t have time to post. I’m really bummed about the recent demise of the design blog Speak Up.Founders and husband/wife team Armin Vit and Bryony Gomez-Palacio this week decided, after 7 years, to close down the popular design blog in part because they said they simply can no longer find the time to write the kind of insightful, provocative entries that made the blog influential when it first launched.

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Goodbye, Speak Up

This is really sad news to me. Today I visited one of my favorite design blogs, only to learn that it is being discontinued. By this time next week, Speak Up will be no more.More about this later..chris{}

Even more kudos!

It’s been a while since my last entry but the theme will be similar. More kudos for our incredibly talented team! The Mercury Awards were recently announced for the USA Corporate and Food Products websites categories:

Hormel Brand: Silver Award winner.

Jennie-O Turkey Store: Silver Award winner.

Hormel Foods Recipes site: Bronze Award winner.

BEP Money Factory site: Bronze Award winner.

Hormel Foods site: Honors winner.