Remember the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Let us remember that we have not yet reached the mountain top, and as a society and as individuals we must striving to live up to the words of Dr. Martin Luther King.

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Animated Abstract Book Covers

This is a pretty amazing fusion of graphic design and motion graphics. German designer & animator or Henning M. Lederer puts historic minimalistic cover designs into motion. In many ways it reminds me somewhat of Oskar Fischinger's pioneering abstract...

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Follow Socialist Modernism on Instagram

Thought I'd share one of my favorite feeds on Instagram, Socialist Modernism. A great feed that is used to create an interactive map that gives the context, history and ultimately meant to preserve Soviet Modernist architecture before it is...

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Happy New Year (and 5 things I never want to hear about in 2018)

Happy New Year to everyone! Hard to believe the Earth did it again, orbiting the Sun like that, amazing! It's always a bit of a myopic view we humans have when we say, "I can't believe another year has past."...

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Inspirational Design Talk: Jessie Kawata

This October I was lucky enough to attend the fantastic 2017 AIGA conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It was a very inspirational conference. Sadly, I didn't have a chance to attend the Eye on Design conference, held the day before...

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Some fun wine labels and a turkey

Last no my wife and I were picking up a turkey from the grocery store. The day after Thanksgiving is the perfect time to pickup a cheap bird. While she decided which one would soon be joining our family,...

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The force is strong with airline graphics

I work at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport quite often, which for a designer is great because I am lucky to get to see some of the cool artwork that the different airlines put on their aircraft. My favorite by far...

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Holiday Sweater Video

As we get a little closer to the holiday season, thought I'd share this video that I put together for the Port of Seattle for the holidays. By taking Jake Bartlett's amazing skill share class I learned the technique...

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Enjoy the present video experiment

Here is a short video I made today playing around on a blustery day on Seattle’s waterfront. Enjoy the present. I was taking video on my iPhone of Elliott Bay being whipped by the wind and I was enjoying this simple...

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Infinite Now: Hypnotic Cinemagraphs

Check out the pretty Amazing work from Armand Dijcks and photographer Ray Collins. They have created cinemagraphs, a blend of   photography and video. These cinemagraph are made from Collin's brillant photograph of the ocean and is brought to life...

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Pretty cool visualization of every day actions

I saw this on the great site Flowing Data, and it's too good not to share.  The physics of everyday actions are beautifully and humorously visualized by Daihei Shibata in the short film Unendurable Line. The graphs and music...

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Vernacular Typography on 35th Avenue

I went on an night stroll through my neighborhood recently, in addition to the exercise and fresh air, I find it to be a great time to be alone and think. On this stroll I paid particular attention to...

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