News & Thoughts

From announcements to deep-dive blog posts, here’s the pulse of what Blend is thinking.

Sam Otis

Blend Road Report: Spring and Summer 2018

  • Jul. 23 2018

It has been a busy year for Blend as we travel around the world to attend conferences, visit clients and CMS partners, and speak at industry events. With a few spare moments in the office, we reflect on the past few months of adventures.

A Recap of Sam Otis’ “Click to Continue”

    Sam Otis and Corey Vilhauer
  • Oct. 06 2017

On Wednesday, we were led down a path of conventions and interfaces — from the first computers, to the future of how we interact with technology — as the Sioux Falls Content + Design Group participated in Sioux Falls Design Week with a presentation by Blend’s senior designer, Sam Otis, on the past and future of graphical user interfaces (GUIs).

 

“Smarter Responsive Design” — Sioux Falls Content Strategy Meetup

  • Mar. 25 2015

Sam Otis talks about responsive design, the messy needs of navigation, and how we can improve the user experience of mobile devices.

Spinning Pixels into Websites: Design Thinking from Three Angles

    Sam Otis
  • Dec. 12 2013

The design process is often shrouded in mystery. But while legends prop up the mystical “creative” and its magical design abilities, web design thrives on a much more grounded approach.

“Designing for the Responsive Web” — AIGA Open Mouse Night

    Sam Otis
  • Dec. 06 2012

At this months AIGA South Dakota’s Open Mouse Night, lead designer Sam Otis presented on Designing for the Responsive Web.

An Event Apart Chicago Sketchnotes

  • Sep. 06 2012

We sent Marshall and Sam off to An Event Apart in Chicago and all we got were these awesome drawings.

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