Elexicon is a web design and development agency founded in 1999 and based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
We make the complex simple and the commonplace awesome.

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Mapping Your Dark Matter

Posted by: Matt Saler
I’m the kind of person who will immediately pick up any book of Hubble Space Telescope photos or read about galaxies in my spare time. I make Phil Plait’s Bad Astronomy blog a daily must-read and have a sky map app on my phone’s homescreen. I’ve currently got two different space photos set as my desktop ... Read more

MWUX 2014: A Recap

Posted by: Calvin Chopp
MWUX 2014 in Indianapolis covered a lot of great territory, but the emphasis on learning and teaching really stood out. We consider ourselves lifelong learners, so this fell right in our wheelhouse. The changing digital landscape was also a big topic. Calvin attended the conference for us and breaks it down here. Read more

The Liberation of Limitations

Posted by: Calvin Chopp
Time to clear up a misconception: handing a designer a blank slate does not put a project on the fast track to success. It's better to set smart parameters from the beginning, so the designer knows where the box is early on and can think outside it from there. In other words, in order for a designer to think outside the box, there has to first be a box. Read more

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