The PNW For This Jack

The PNW For This Jack

When an opportunity presents itself to explore somewhere new, never say “No”. This has been a guiding principal for us here since starting Streamline Jacks. It always seemed like a no-brainer, a concept we already took advantage of, but really until I was...
The Jelly Bean Theory: Responsive Design

The Jelly Bean Theory: Responsive Design

Here at Streamline Jacks, we compare responsive website design to the like of jelly beans. Whether you put your jelly beans in a large jar or a tiny jar, the beans fill up the space and conform to the jar they are in. Responsive websites are able to detect the device...
The Nature Challenge

The Nature Challenge

I came across a fantastic read recently that reminded me how awesome the world is outside our front door. More specifically, how awesome nature is. In Wisconsin Public Radio’s article, “Why Getting Out Into Nature Does Your Brain A Huge Favor”, Chris Malina writes...
Pencil to Paper

Pencil to Paper

I’m always with a sketchbook & pencil, it’s always within arm’s reach. Being able to open the pages and let my hand wander has always been part of my creative process and outlet. The very first memory I have of sketching is not of my own doodles, but watching my...
Preparing for Adventures

Preparing for Adventures

As the snow melts here in Wisconsin, we begin planning our upcoming summer adventures. For myself and my husband, it is remodeling, repairing, and bringing to life our 1985 Catalina sailboat, Lacuna. A year ago sailing was a distant thought we were not sure would ever...
Love & Design

Love & Design

With Valentines Day just around the corner, we couldn’t resist. Give us the opportunity to design in the name of love, and we’ll take you there. For real, why wouldn’t we want an excuse to illustrate JT from his boy band days? I think sometimes...