Latest Additions at Teehan+Lax

I'm very pleased to formally announce two new additions to our crew today. The first is Ash Furrow, an outstanding iOS developer.

Lessons in Learning: Creating a Functional Prototype

Modern web and browser technologies are now capable of supporting features that give us the ability to build websites that go beyond hyperlinked media. In a recent project, we had the opportunity to create a web-based product for a client.

Sustainable Digital Ecosystems

I haven’t been able to stop thinking about this Ted Talk by Dan Barber I saw a while ago about a sustainable fish farm. It’s called Veta La Palma, an aquaculture farm located in Spain.

Subcompact Publishing meet Epic Storytelling

(This post originally appeared on Medium) On December 20, 2012 the New York Times released Snow Fall, The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek, a 5 part story of skiers and snowboarders trapped by an avalanche in Washington State’s Cascade mountain range. It is an amazing story reminiscent of Jon Krakauer’s, now famous 1996 Outside Magazine piece, Into Thin Air.

Our Walking Dead (aka ImageSpark)

History In September of 2008, one of our designers, Greg Washington, began discussing a frustration he had. When starting any design project he would assemble a collection of images.

iOS 6 GUI PSD (iPhone 5)

Of all the iOS GUI Photoshop documents we've created over the past 4 or 5 years the one for the iPhone is by far the most popular. We take these things pretty seriously because we use them on a daily basis ourselves.

10 Years of Teehan + Lax

10 years ago today, Geoff and I started this company. The two of us and one employee, a designer who previously worked with us at Modem Media, started that first day in an office we shared with another design firm.

Designing With Code

With an increasingly complex array of platforms and screen resolutions, it's time to embrace the creative capabilities of HTML5 + CSS3 and make development part of the design process. While I've spent most of my days in the creative department, I actually started my career as a developer.

What’s in a Job Title?

Every industry is going to have its own lingo and it’s important that people working within it and outside of it understand what it means, so today I’d like to talk about the titles we use to describe ourselves. For instance, do you know the difference between a designer and an art director?

Bon Voyage et Bonne Chance

This week 4 of our co-workers are in Cannes for the 59th International Festival of Creativity. But what makes this special is that all 4 earned their way to Cannes by winning young creative competitions.

Designing (and converting) for multiple mobile densities

With Apple leading the movement, phones, tablets, laptops, and desktop displays are rapidly increasing in resolution. This is wonderful for everyday mobile users, as the quality of their device screens become sharper and allow them to better experience the finer details of an application.

iPad GUI PSD (Retina Display)

In 2008 we released our first iOS PSD. We continue to do it, not only because we find useful, but because we think a lot of other designers do too.