Been looking at Dieter Rams this week in between projects. Looking at his output is a good way to remember how important it is to distill things down to their essence.Read More
It's been a while since this space had any real action, but I'm starting to get the itch to use it again. I've had a busy several months so I'll start by recapping some recent projects.Read More
I recently complete some identity work for Morones Analytics - a Portland, Oregon forensic accounting firm.Read More
I hate this shit. It annoys the hell out of me that the entertainment industry is behind it. The amount of positive contribution the major entertainment companies have on society (other than jobs and film as an art form) is pretty small compared to what the internet contributes as a culture. Sign the petition here.
I won't try to explain this J-pop video. Couldn't. Don't need to. Just watch.
Just stumbled across this video. As a kid I had space shuttle blueprint wallpaper in my room and I'm still facinated by launch footage. The glitch video distortion points out that my experience with NASA and the various space shuttle launches I've witnessed were 100% mediated experience and those images only really exist in my mind as pixels.
About the artist from Non Projects site bio:
As a.d.l.r., Morera takes his progressive compocollage, minimal techno, ambience, tape music and microsound to create a highly listenable lush and coherent whole of audio ephemera that fits right in line with the immersive sounds of the Non Projects catalog.
Occupy Design is one of the better things to come out of the current Occupy movement going on all over the damn place.
Occupy Design is a grassroots project connecting designers with on-the-ground demonstrators in the Occupy Together movement. The project’s goal is to create freely available visual tools around a common graphic language to unite the 99%. The project places an emphasis on producing infographics and icons to improve the communication of the movement’s messages and the data surrounding them across the world.
This isn't a political blog, but I think it's safe to say that much of the coverage of the protests has been abysmal, focusing on the dirt bag hippies and emphasizing the worst parts of the movement. This group seeks to do assist media coverage and the protests by helping offering clear info graphics and signage. You can even get involved and submit work for the cause. I dig it. Design works.