Pete Fecteau2011 Fellow

Pete Fecteau works mainly in the interactive design and development field creating and administrating websites for small and large organizations alike. He has experience designing numerous social networks, apps, and templates using open source software. He also works on developing effective online strategies and streamlining process through technologies. You can think of Pete as an experience engineer. Pete also spends his free time as an artist with a history in graffiti and street arts. He's been making a transition into experimental media. His latest side project involved creating a mosaic of Dr. Martin Luther King using 4,242 Rubik’s Cubes.

Posts by Pete

Open Sourcing Art

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Yes, you did read that right and no, I’m not making reference to our favorite Carl Malamud although that may come into play later. For the last year and a half I have been working on a very colorful and …

I <3 Typography

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One of the secret weapons that many graphic designers have is an eye for typography or “fonts” for the layman. Typography drives almost all of the good design you see. It drives EVERY great brand, think Coca Cola. That’s some …

Ben the Badger

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The back story: In February, CfA Fellows gathered to discuss the branding of the organization, mostly just to orient ourselves to it. One of the ways I like to do this with any brand is to do a word association …

Wawa Welcome America Upgraded

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Back in March, Philadelphia’s DoT ask us to take a look at the website for Philly’s 4th of July celebration, Wawa Welcome America. The design firm that originally had the project did a great job with the design but the …

Philly Newsletter: April 2011

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Over the month of February, Code for America’s Philadelphia Team was able to hold 105 interviews with 180 individuals. Many of you receiving this email were one of those interviewees. The entire team at Code for America would like to …

DataCamp Philly: Friday, February 25

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Where: Azavea 340 N. 12th St., Suite 402, Philadelphia, PA 19107 When: Friday, February 25th, 2011 from 10:00am – 6:00pm (or later) How: Register here: What: Seven Code for America fellows are partnering with Azavea, a local web development …

Pete Fecteau: Why I’m Coding for America

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I love America. And because of that I complain about it all the time (kind of like my relationship to the Boston Red Sox). It’s a love hate thing. It might be the most patriotic behavior I have. I believe …