“The Man” Needs a Facelift

Institutions are made to be toppled. From governments to fast fashion brands, the more “establishment” you are perceived, the more untenable your position in a cultural climate in which two-thirds of the world have less than 50% trust in “the system.” If you’re a part of “the system,” or a large organization that has been …

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Posted in: Branding, Thoughts

Why We Bike, Revisited

My favorite French word is flâner. Originally defined as “the act of being lazy, avoiding chores,” this term became a rallying cry for Modernism. In the 19th century, poets and scholars redefined what it meant to be a flâneur. Charles Baudelaire put it this way: For the perfect flâneur, for the passionate spectator, it is …

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Posted in: Culture, Thoughts

Checking in on Block + Lot

Before there was a Block + Lot, there were three friends. Peter Barr, Greg Leveridge, and Clay Angelucci grew up together in Lexington. The three friends ended up pursuing similar careers in real estate, and after substantial experience working for established companies they decided to strike out on their own. They hired their lifelong friend …

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Posted in: Startup, Thoughts

Don’t F#ck with the Sitemap

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” -Benjamin Franklin Most people don’t build websites every day. To accommodate this, we have a workflow that eases you into the process. After we’ve gone through our initial “get-to-know-one-another” meetings, one of the very first tasks is to create a sitemap. It’s our blueprint used in …

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Posted in: Thoughts, Web Design

We Figured Some Stuff Out

It is actually pretty hard to sum up a year in 300-500 words. It seems the general consensus has been that 2016 has been the pits. I don’t know. Here are three good things that happened at Bullhorn. These are signifiers of our change. They are some of the way points we will look back on with reverie. … Continued

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Learning Web Development

The thing that will help out a fledgeling web developer most is a voracious hunger to learn. You will never, ever reach a point where you have mastered everything because, more than any field that I’ve experienced until now, change is constant and very aggressive. … Continued

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Posted in: Thoughts, Web Design