My favorite piece from LACMA’s Kubrick retrospective was his exchanges with Saul Bass regarding The Shining’s branding.
Map like a boss
Mapbox addresses a growing need and is worth a good look.
It’s been a while. Freelancing has be touch and go. Web projects tend to checkerboard out with a lot of hurry-up-and-wait scenarios. So I’m trying to be a bit better at syncing parallel projects so I don’t have so many days where I feel stressed over looming projects but have little to actually execute. Though, […]Continue reading »
This will be quick. I’m posting this mainly because I had such a hard time finding explanations or walk-throughs for what seemed like a fairly straightforward goal. I’m not incredibly skilled at scripting yet and I’ve only scratched the surface of fully leveraging available APIs. My for-dummies solution actually ended up being super simple, but […]Continue reading »
Disco mode is particularly fun. Thanks Brad Frost!
I’ve had a bit of free time the past few weeks and figured it an opportune time to spiff up the site. There was a slew of little bugs in the last iteration that got kicked embarrassingly far down the road. I’ve been working with Genesis a lot the past year so, rather than just […]Continue reading »
Consider This a Warning
Infographic groupies: Put making sense before looking fancy
Adult Swim started by appealing to dumb stoners. Now they’ve graduated to thoughtful stoners. Probably thanks in part to Tim and Eric, they’ve seriously upped their parody game, with an emphasis on the esoteric. This Saint Patrick’s movie trailer blew my mindgrapes. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeMuDPAILSo w=960 h=540] Yoinked from SplitsiderContinue reading »
A few digital collages I found while going through some old files. Hoping to pick it up again. Mayhaps a daily collage series?Continue reading »
Nine out of ten times I think rounded corners are lame – both in websites and in business cards. It’s often a cheap, easy method of adding “character” to something you otherwise wouldn’t think twice about. If a website were a party, the div with rounded corners is the guy wearing a monocle. But if […]Continue reading »
This is a pretty basic demo for those who are just be getting into leveraging of CSS. I came up with this recipe while working for a particularly mercurial client. There are a bazillion ways to pull this off. The idea behind this method is that it’s quick and relatively lightweight, assuming you don’t mind […]Continue reading »
Usually a the term “morgue” in a graphic arts context refers to a collection of reference imagery – often used by illustrators, who from time-to-time need to remind themselves what a streetlamp looks like of or which way a dolphin’s tale points. But since the interbot has sort of made this application of term obsolete, […]Continue reading »
I went to school for art. So yeah, I didn’t settle into this career naturally. It was a planned set of steps designed to lift me out of post art school purgatory. Fortunately it was successful, but it also gave me a completist complex. I became obsessed with learning every aspect of web production. “How […]Continue reading »
I’ve recently been conquered by the embarrassment of letting my personal web presence fall into shambles. Lucky you! You are witnessing the awkward growing pains of a under-utilized and professionally frustrated creative-type! Some things I plan to record in the next few months: My compulsive acquisition of obscure art objects and ephemera Half baked musings […]Continue reading »