Sarah Parmenter

Category Archives for Work Life

Posts about web design, clients and day to day business type things.

TwelveSouth Travel Journal

TwelveSouth Travel Journal I’ve been so lucky that my job has afforded me the luxury of travelling over the past few years. I’ve come up with all kinds of travel hacks along the way to keep all my stuff within reach, but ultimately, it becomes a mad rush, the morning of travelling, to find all […]

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Next week I’m involved in something called ConfShop for Viewport Industries. It’s a bit of a blend between a mini-conference and a workshop, with all the best social aspects blended in for good measure. The idea is to discuss topics such as; Client Work VS Products Business and funding Side Projects Work/Life balance …and have […]

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The new direct selection tool – Photoshop CC

This has been my biggest workflow killer since the new release. Happily, on Jessica’s recommendation a while back, I switched the shortcut keys of the direct selection and path selection tools to “A” and “S” respectively so that I could quickly switch during UI work. I made the upgrade to Photoshop CC last week and […]


Throwing it out there…

I’ve been wondering about the best way to handle memberships within a physical environment, such as a shop. I want to be able to allocate services to that membership and then when that person comes into the shop to redeem an allocated service, be able to record it and have it come off the total. […]


Getting a job in a recession.

So, I’ve made no secret that I’ve headed in a different direction recently, starting up my own actual “thing” and enjoying every second of it. It has enabled me to slow down and enjoy my client work even more. As the new venture has a physical presence, we need staff, and over the last month […]