The 80/20 Rule of Productivity

Emily Mcintyre writing on the Trello blog, Does your work week often start like this? It’s Monday. Coffee in hand, you browse through your email, Trello, Slack channels, and Instagram feed, taking stock of what to-do’s lay ahead, what your sister did in Cancun this morning, and all the projects your team has piled on…

Photoshop 9 4 #architects

9 of the best… A powerful software like Photoshop can turn an average looking image or drawing into a stellar asset for a project. The trick is to learn to use some of its best features and optimize your workflow for maximum efficiency. Over the years Photoshop has become the go-to tool for architects for…

Collaborative working #thinkdifferently

Many modern work environments have open plan concepts, creating work spaces  that are conceived to facilitate differing work tasks and can be adapted to suit individuals and teams. Making use of these types of working environments to “get work done,” requires those using the space to “think differently” and to adapt their individual working styles and approach. When…

task management for design teams

A simple and, at this time, free solution for team task management is the multi-platform app, Wunderlist. See my post of impending changes with the application here. In the meantime, this app works seamlessly for teams… There are Pro and Business versions of the application but if you’re working with teams of less than 25 people,…

Communicating between teams with @trello

One of the tools I use for team collaboration and communication is Trello. Take a look at how I use this multi-platform app for business development here. They have a useful blog post on some of the tools available to achieve seamless communications, including Trello of course. Seamless team communication doesn’t just happen by divine…

productivity tools

I will post specifically about some of the productivity tools that I use but in the meantime I have included a link to my apple technology blog below which will take you to my blog on this subject and related tech’ solutions. apple technology blog

Productivity in the design industry

Those who follow this blog or know me through social channels, will know that I am 20+ years experienced practicing Architect. I am passionate about great design and constantly strive to do my very best work all of the time. It’s not easy…. Being creative, by its own definition, is not a “process” you can…