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December 16, 2011

Across the Pond: We're on a road to... somewhere?

Here in the UK we refer to our freeways as 'motorways' and they're equally as boring to drive on as those that criss-cross the US.

Topics: Topics: Branding Identity, Color, Design Reference, Environmental Design, Type

November 28, 2011

Dirty Work: Do You Sell Puffer Fish?

The one and only Jesse LeDoux emerged as a major talent during his time working at Sub Pop Records (you likely have some of his sleeves in your record collection, assuming you have good taste in music, or design, or both) and then took to a little world travel, only to return as a force in both the illustration and whimsical fine art fields via his LeDouxville studio.

Topics: Topics: Environmental Design, Fashion, Handmade, Self-Promotion, Studio Secrets

November 19, 2011

Points, Pixels, Paper: Type in the Real World Vol. 1

This is the first post in a series I'll be calling Type in the Real World, where I share typography found in my everyday surroundings.

Topics: Topics: Branding Identity, Design Reference, Environmental Design, Packaging, Type

November 15, 2011

The Storyteller: What Drives Design: From Concept to Final Identity Design

As a designer, you count yourself fortunate when a project comes to you that combines several of your passions.

Topics: Topics: Branding Identity, Environmental Design, Interactive Design

November 14, 2011

Across the Pond: The London 2012 Olympics posters

I think we would all agree that the idea to commission twelve individual posters to mark the London 2012 Olympics, with six for the Olympics and six for the Paralympics, was a good one.

Topics: Topics: Branding Identity, Color, Environmental Design, Random, Type

October 31, 2011

The Storyteller: Dia de los Muertos

My grandmother, great-grandfather, and his father all lived in Mexico.

Topics: Topics: Color, Design Reference, Environmental Design, Handmade, Self-Promotion, Type

October 28, 2011

Watch Out for Wooly Mammoths!: Stop, Think, Go, Do!!!

Mirko Ilic and I have just finished a book called STOP THINK GO DO! That delightful litany of words is the essence of what we, as graphic "communicators" attempt to do everyday.

Topics: Topics: Branding Identity, Environmental Design, Type

September 23, 2011

What Matters: Waste Land: Poverty, Art, and the Beauty of Humanity

Creating art out of trash is not a new idea; however, creating art from trash of people, with people, who so happen to be garbage pickers themselves, proves to not only be an intriguing narrative, but a transformative experience.

Topics: Topics: Design Reference, Environmental Design, Random