Blog Category: King

Building a Web App

Ordering Lunch Sucks – We Fixed That Every Friday we gather for a group lunch. Lunch is great, ordering for a large group of people sucks. What do you all want? Where should we order from? Who’s calling it in? That’s not too bad unless half the people want pizza and the other half want Read More

Holiday-ify Mason

Every year, here at King Design, we like to come up with a fun microsite for the holidays. Last year, we shrunk ourselves into a snowglobe. After that successful creation, we brainstormed ideas for what might be fun this year. What about a Santa brand book? How about a Duck Hunt-esque snowball game showing how much we love Philadelphia? Read More

How to Create 1 Password for All of Your Accounts, Securely!

Wouldn’t it be great to have one, secure password for all of your 10,000 accounts? Even better – wouldn’t it be great to not have to enter a username and password again? To just go to any site and automatically login? And one step better – what if you could share this magic with your Read More

What Do Gila Monsters and Strawberries Have to Do With King Design?

A couple weeks ago, we had our first organized BBQ and team building event of the year. We started the day off at the Kings’ house playing Kan Jam, Washer Toss, Dodge Mason’s Landmines, and enjoyed some homemade springtime goodies including Chris’s Mean Green Gila Monster Guacamole, Fun-in-the-Sun Mixed Greens Salad with apples, nuts and seeds, Read More

How to Prepare for a Web Redesign Kickoff Meeting

Okay, so all the paperwork has been signed and you absolutely cannot wait for us to get started on your project, right? Well, we’re pretty excited too, but first things first, we need to have an official project kickoff meeting. What should you do to help prepare for this meeting? Check out this list: Send Read More

Holiday Snow Globe: How We Made It

As our studio began filling with festive holiday cheer, one question sat near. “What to do for our holiday campaign?” we asked with a smile. “How about a shakable snow globe!? That should keep folks entertained for a while.” Many wild ideas were thrown about during one of our team lunches. The idea for Read More

Think You’re Cut Out to be a Project Manager? Take This Quiz!

Directions: Assign points for how well each statement applies to you using the following criteria: Not true: 1 point Partly true: 2 points Mostly true: 3 points 1. I consider myself to be a good communicator. I’m not afraid or shy to ask questions or tell people what I need, even if it means I must Read More

King Design Crashes the Neighborhood

Well, we’re all finally settled in at our new location in Fort Washington. Moving from a 2nd floor suite in Jenkintown into a two story house with basement has given us quite a bit of room to cram with Apple products and design inspiration. The grill and outdoor tables let us switch up the day if we start Read More