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Tag: Design

40 Generations of Conway's Game of Life, represented as rows of shapes made up of small blue dots

5 min read

Cellular Automata in JavaScript

Conway’s Game of Life, as Built on a Saturday Morning

Jon Berbaum

Jon Berbaum
President

6 min read

Less is More: macOS

By embracing minimalism with macOS, I reduce distractions, increase clarity, and increase mobility.

Jon Berbaum

Jon Berbaum
President

Black and white image of a person holding their palm outstretched, blocking the camera from seeing their face.

7 min read

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Custom Software Services

Read this before you waste a lot of time (and money) building the wrong thing

Jon Berbaum

Jon Berbaum
President

6 min read

Less is More: iOS

By popular demand, I am writing about all the extreme measures I’ve taken to make iOS as spartan and minimalist as possible

Jon Berbaum

Jon Berbaum
President

2 min read

Jeff Blanchard

Jeff Blanchard
Director, Product Design

8 min read

Jon Berbaum

Jon Berbaum
President

2 adults and 3 young children in front of their family home. All doing their own thing: a laptop, yoga, science, plunger. Rope strewn about the yard.

6 min read

A Rapid-Prototyping Approach to Remodeling My House

After having our third child, my wife and I ran experiments to create more space at home

Jon Berbaum

Jon Berbaum
President

An older snowboarder holds out their hands to a young snowboarder who doesn't accept, concentrating on learning on their own.

8 min read

The key to successfully launching new products? Get off the bunny hill.

Why meaningful learning environments make all the difference

Jon Berbaum

Jon Berbaum
President

1 min read

Andriana Pachella

Andriana Pachella
Senior Business Solutions Consultant

Cityscape of Chicago with the Highland circular 'Hi' logo overlaid on the Left of the image, and triangular dots on the Right

4 min read

Highland Recognized by Clutch as a Top B2B Company in Illinois

We claimed a spot among top service providers for our ability to deliver, our commitment to excellence, and our past work.

Jon Berbaum

Jon Berbaum
President