Dan Salcius

38 Flips | 2 Magazines | 10 Likes | 2 Following | 2 Followers | @Gearminded | Design inspired wanderer with a love for the classics. Creator of Gearminded.com; a unique group of adventure seeking content creators that have a knack for creative direction when it comes to the world of adventure. Simply put, we live and breathe ADVENTURE. 

User Experience and Retail Strategy, Together Again

<b>U</b>ser experience (UX) and and retail are getting together, again. But this time, it’s going to be different.<p>This time, retail strategy and UX are …

eCommerce

Education and Work Experience redesign

Can you really know what you like or dislike if you haven’t experienced ‘it’?<p>We like to think we can, and often, we convince ourselves that we have …

The A to Z of Photography: Aperture

Together with shutter speed and ISO, the aperture setting on your camera is one of the three fundamental elements of exposure. Not only that, but …

What Is UX Design

What is UX design?<p>Before diving in, we asked our Designing North Studio team (only a couple are dedicated UX practitioners) to answer this question …

What Is UI Design In Six Articles

What is UI Design?<p>Once again, we turn to the Designing North Studio team (only a couple are dedicated UI practitioners) to share their their …

Trump nominates BP oil spill lawyer as DOJ environmental attorney

Who better to stand for the environment than a lawyer who represented BP after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon tragedy? At least, that appears to be …

Photographer and Adobe Stock Contributor Tasha Van Zandt Documents Her Travels Around the World | Colossal

<p>Having traveled to over 75 countries with camera in-hand, photographer and Adobe Stock Contributor Tasha Van Zandt is on a quest to discover how …

The Art Of Paying It Forward

We’ve all been there before, caught up in the routine-of-things with little thought for what life has to offer outside of “the daily grind.” Rarely, …

InterAct

UX: The Importance of Sharing

“Happiness never decreases by being shared.” ~ BuddhaRecently I had a chance to speak on a UX Panel for AIGA Central PA focused on what good UX is, …

UX Design

A Mindset Above Average For Conservation

With the lobster fishery closed for the season, it was now up to locals to design a community for conservation.<p>It all began with a young man dressed …

Marine Conservation

Digital Design In Motion

<b>It’s not a location, it’s a mindset.</b><p>This is the brand tagline for Designing North Studios, our digital design and development studio based in the Bay …

Graphic Design

Folklore Surf: An Interview With Mar Cubillos

<b>Folklore Surf</b>: the questionable accounts of distant lands, perfect waves, and surfing that a person can only dream of. They get bigger and better …

Extreme Sports

MindShift Gear TrailScape 18L Camera Bag

<b>Camera Bag Built For Comfort and Adventure</b><p>One of the latest additions to the Mindshift Gear camera bag lineup, the TrailScape 18L is ideal for day …

Backpacking

Cycling Northern California: Rider Review

Known by many Californians as the city by the bay, San Francisco is the launch point for epic bike trails that connect riders to a wild north coast. …

Hiking

Podcast With Lisa Peacock

<b>A podcast mini-series from Designing North Studios, exploring all of the wacky and wild tv show ideas that a person can dream up.</b><p>Have you ever found …

Reality TV

5 Ways Technology Changes Lives

Whether you plan for it or not, your life will change in five years due to information technology breakthroughs. “5 in 5” as it’s called, is an …

Natural Gas

Out with the Old, In with the Why

Some ideas are worth revisiting.<p>At the beginning of every new year, we all love the idea of a clean slate; starting brand new. Reinvention, …

Digital Designers and Drug Dealers

<b>Nobody wants to be called a user</b>. In grade school, that meant you only pretended to be friends with Tina because you really liked Amy. <i>User</i>. In high …

UX Design