Dieter Ram’s 10 Principles for Good Design

These have appeared in a lot of places, including Wikipedia, fluidui.com, and this rather nice version using a design of Rams’ to illustrate each point. I include them here for your reference and mine. Good design: Is innovative – Rams states that...

New Release: lcLipsum Plugin for LiveCode

Now available for free download is my latest LiveCode plugin: lcLipsum. It’s a Lorem Ipsum generator and tool for LiveCode users and developers. It provides text to use when mocking up layouts. What’s Lorem Ipsum? It’s the “fake Latin”...

Bensire Rolls Out New Site

Bensire Carpets has been working with Charles Buchwald & Friends for the last year, and the results are finally live: http://bensire.com This WordPress based site incorporates a number of interesting and unique features, a carefully crafted custom theme, and a...

lcResTool and lcMover LiveCode Plugins Released

If you are using the LiveCode development environment, check out the plugins we’ve developed: lcResTool and lcMover. lcResTool helps you size your windows to a variety of common mobile device sizes. There are options for orientation, e.g. landscape vs. portrait,...

Weaving a New Web for Bensire

Bensire, importer, retailer and restorer of some of the world’s finest handmade rugs and carpets, has retained Charles Buchwald & Friends to produce a new web site. The new site will highlight the company’s work, including the amazing rugs and carpets...

The Museum of Mayan Culture, Chetumal

Charles Buchwald & Friends are honoured to have been part of the recent renovation and reinvigoration of The Museum of Mayan Culture in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Consulting to Mexico’s premiere museum and exhibit design firm Museografica SC, CB&F...

Wooster Magazine: The Adventurers

The summer 2012 issue of Wooster Magazine has a article entitled “The Adventurers”, about alumni with a ken for thrills. Page 20 highlights my experience with the development of hangboarding. Check it out here. By the way, if you are interested in the...