PLACE Designers | 80 / 20 Rule

architecture was a good profession for me, because some refer to an architect as "Jack of all trades, master of none." We have to have a good sense for what will work structurally, mechanically, electrically, plumbing, grading, drainage, and so many other aspects, but we rely on engineers or other specialists to refine and perfect.

PLACE Designers | Digitizer

One time he dropped off a pen sketch and asked me to draw it. It was very sketchy, just a lot of quick strokes going parallel and perpendicular. I drew it as closely to his sketch as I could in the computer, in CAD. In fact it looked very similar. When my boss saw it he was irate! "What is this? Do you even know what you are drawing?"

Co Working Opportunities in Round Rock

We are trying something new.  Since we have two buildings and more space than we need, we offer flexible work solutions for independent professionals, artists, entrepreneurs, remote workers and small businesses.  We have private offices, small suites for multiple individuals, and co-working space.  Be part of a community and walk to the local coffee shop … Continue reading Co Working Opportunities in Round Rock

PLACE Designers | Nepotism

Working with friends and family is about as complicated a subject as I can think of. I sometimes say that if a relationship is too valuable to lose, don't work together. (This is similar to the principle that if you like something as a hobby, don't ruin it by making it your job... but that's a whole separate blog post.