This stuff I’m typing here? These characters combined in a myriad of different ways, with spaces between? They mash up to form something called “words”. And WORDS MEAN THINGS. And although I’ve said it on more than one occasion, my mind still reels when I hear that people don’t get the fact that words actually […]
“The single biggest problem in communication, is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw A designer’s job is to create a visual and often concrete representation of a thought. She takes vague ideas, concepts and feelings and pulls them all together into an object that communicates those vague ideas, concepts and […]
The Preston & Steve Show is a local (AWARD WINNING!) morning show based in the Philadelphia area. Granted, if youre not from Philly, you’ve probably never heard of them…but in the age of the podcast and Twitter, you really have no excuse. Go. Now. Listen. I’ll wait. The topics they discuss change with whatever is […]
Bing (who I’m not a fan of, which is why this is news) has come out in favor of responsive design, agreeing with the rest of us that mobile is not only here to stay, but that it’s the future we all need to design for. This is very top-of-mind for me at the moment, […]
“Everything old is new again”…or so they say. The fact is, when Hollywood runs out of ideas, they have a good time rehashing old ones…or outright stealing them, but that’s another blog post. All questions of whether some films SHOULD be remade aside, I imagine it can’t be easy to be the designer who is […]
Maurice Sendak 1928 – 2012 And we lost another of the greats today. Rest in peace Maurice Sendak. “per Dei misericordiam requiescant in pace”. Moebius last month. And today Sendak. I have to make an effort to meet all of my heroes before they are gone…I already missed that chance on too many of them.
Welcome to 2012! Hope you all had a great holiday! Job woes aside, I spent my time with family, which always makes me happy. Plus…I got a Jaromir Jagr shirt and a Jimmy Rollins jersey…hello…best gifts ever! While shopping for the holidays I came across this… And of course it got me to thinking about […]