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By Chris Gilbert / Fun

But First, Coffee

In the Vitamin studio, few things can be as unanimously agreed upon as “but first, coffee.” We recently upgraded to the QuickMill Anita espresso machine, and the coffee aficionados amongst us couldn’t be happier. Craving a more consistent rich flavor and crema, the Anita has pressure gauges providing greater precision control over each shot.  Pulling…

By Chris Gilbert / Branding / Social Media

Vitamin’s Take on Instagram’s Updates

In contrast with parent company Facebook’s strategy for rolling out design updates gradually, on May 11th, Instagram rolled out a completely new look — all at once. The update has been a popular topic in the design community, and we couldn’t resist chiming in. The new minimal app design is an evolution of subtracting rather than adding. The…