Maker Monday: Calling Cards
My Sugar Cat co-conspirator, Ryan Shepherd, turned me on to Orman Clark’s great little design resource/website, premiumpixels.com. This letterpress effect instantly caught my eye and I mocked up a business card with them. What do you think (full size jpg)? I was thinking the back should be a mad lib to help people remember me. I met Mayowa at ______ (noun). I was struck by the way he...
Sundays with the Sartorialist.
Make something beautiful, my pretties.
Ted Tuesday: Decisions Decisions (Part II)
This is a pretty perfect postcurser from last week’s TED on the Paradox of Choice. Gladwell is a man with profound thoughts on just about everything from outliers, to hush puppies to spaghetti sauce.
Ted Tuesday: Decisions. Decisions. (Part One)
A random conversation last year turned me on to this TED video and put the phrase “paradox of choice” into my vocabulary. My solution to the problem posed by Barry Schwartz was an “aspirational engine” that i created on a whim and tested in many downtown bars with friends and strangers alike. It was meant to be an elegant solution for choosing between outcomes,...
Risky Thursdays: MYOA Video Update
It’s not a risk per se, but I’ve wanted to add video to MYOA for a while. The only problem was that I didn’t know how. But inspired by my visual comm professor and a recent project where I worked with a local film crew, I decided to give it a shot. So, next Thursday, you’ll get to see the first “How Do You MYOA” video, featuring friend/collaborator, local...
Wednesdays are for Whimsy: FTWinventions
エスパードミノ from jarashi on Vimeo. Here’s to looking at old things with new eyes and never losing our sense of fun. If you like what you see, check out the inventor’s Vimeo. The same fun philosophy runs through the rest of his work. I especially enjoyed Catbus, which comes right out of Miyazaki, Animated Thumb Wrestling Finger Puppets for Lovers and Day of Cool Man Life’s...
TED Tuesday: Rats! (Comments Later)