Our Pets on the Internet: Ep. 9


14 February 2014 | Comments Off


If there’s one thing our staff has in common with the Internet, it’s that they both depend on pets. Pets reduce work-related stress. They inspire much brainywork. One look at them and all artifice slips away – they remind you you’re human. And the more human you are, the more superhuman work you do.

Each week we’ll introduce you to a 4-legged friend that keeps our high-flying agency down-to-earth. Because of good reasons. But mainly, we want our pets to be on the Internet.
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Love is in the City


14 February 2014 | Comments Off

In 1978, Matt Webber was driving his taxi around the Big Apple. He began documenting his hectic days by taking candid photographs of the city and its inhabitants.

He was often an observer of strange and sad interactions, but he also caught a glimpse of the softer side of NYC. He saw love everywhere – from sweet embraces to a gentle touch to passionate kisses. Webber collected over 30 years of couples in tender moments. Below are a few favorite images from the series, all of which are pretty much guaranteed to make you smile.


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Weekly Designspiration 2.13.14


13 February 2014 | Comments Off

 

The FINE design team’s weekly recurring list o’ links to things that blend some creative juice into your mix.
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Wellness Wednesday: Wake up with a Workout!


12 February 2014 | Comments Off

Winter is an exceptionally rough and tough time to stay positive and active, especially in the workplace. Here, you’ll find a series of FINE tactics we use to beat the winter humdrums – keeping our energy up throughout the entire season and beyond.

This week, we want to inspire you to get your sweat on! Starting your day with exercise enlivens your mind, your metabolism, and fills you with valuable endorphins to combat negative stress. Try waking up an hour earlier than usual (drink a nice, big glass of water as soon as you get up) and integrate fitness into your daily routine with a few of our favorite strategies below.
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Tuesday Tech Links 2.11.14


11 February 2014 | Comments Off

Our dev team’s weekly recurring links to resources and techy stuff that puts some geek in your week!

We’re going to cut straight to the chase: these tech links are raw, uncut and only very mildly censored.
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Our Pets on the Internet: Episode 8


7 February 2014 | Comments Off

If there’s one thing our staff has in common with the Internet, it’s that they both depend on pets. Pets reduce work-related stress. They inspire much brainywork. One look at them and all artifice slips away – they remind you you’re human. And the more human you are, the more superhuman work you do.

Each week we’ll introduce you to a 4-legged friend that keeps our high-flying agency down-to-earth. Because of good reasons. But mainly, we want our pets to be on the Internet.
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Wellness Wednesday: Yoga Zone


6 February 2014 | Comments Off

FINE got into the zen zone last night for our first Wellness Wednesday yoga class! One of our 2014 team goals is to stay healthy in both body and mind so we can continue to create world class work. Special thanks to our wonderful teacher, Charlie Higgins!

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Weekly Designspiration 2.6.14


6 February 2014 | Comments Off


The FINE design team’s weekly recurring list o’ links to things that blend some creative juice into your mix.

The Manual (http://buy.alwaysreadthemanual.com/) is near the top of the list of required reading for any web designer these days. It’s a great collection of stories written by designers in the field that stays relatively quiet about what happens behind the curtain. It shares their triumphs and heart aches and aims to challenge your work. Published three times a year, this March will mark the release of the fourth edition. To celebrate, they have shared an article from the yet to be published guide.
http://alwaysreadthemanual.com/issues/4/wilson-miner/article
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Tuesday Techlinks 2.4.14


4 February 2014 | Comments Off

Our dev team’s weekly recurring links to resources and techy stuff that puts some geek in your week!

The Tech Links™ are part of a balanced breakfast.
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Clarisonic: Digital Transformation For A Revolutionary Skincare Brand


4 February 2014 | Comments Off


Clarisonic began with a mission to revolutionize skincare around the world. With patented sonic technology, backed by global health and beauty brand L’Oreal, they are poised to do just that.

A critical step is the re-invention of the Clarisonic digital brand accomplished in this initiative. More than simply selling a device, the brand sells the promise of skin transformed and beauty achieved. It’s a promise infused into a re-designed e-commerce website that sets the brand standard for the U.S. and around the world, along with all the compelling written and video content to be found within.
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