Our New Office

The last few years we’ve evolved into a largely remote workforce.  It is a change that has happened organically over time.   It started out with a few employees who wanted to leave DC, but didn’t want to leave their jobs.   We then had a few others who had kids and wanted to work from home most days as a result.  ...

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Our Business Cards

We have a few different designs floating around, but here is what we are thinking for our Brick Factory business cards. When designing cards, I think people sometimes try too hard. I’m a fan of simple design on a quality paper stock. That’s all you need....

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Our Two Week Anniversary

While the legal entity “Brick Factory, L.L.C.” was formed on July 22, 2011, we really didn’t become official until September 30, 2011.  Which means that as of today we’re two weeks old.  In those two weeks, we’ve hit a lot of little milestones that are probably only of interest to me. ...

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Why the Brick Factory?

“There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things.”
— Phil Karlton

I’m not a developer, so I can’t speak to the difficulty of cache invalidation.  But I can confirm that naming things can be really hard.  The good names are taken. ...

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Designing Our Logo

Anyone who has worked in the creative industry knows that designing logos can be a soul crushing experience.  It is a crapshoot.  Sometimes you nail it right away.  Sometimes the client/designer just don’t click and you never get to where you need to be.

Given the great design talent we have on staff,...

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