Know Your Dashes Nothing annoys a graphic designer more (other than, perhaps, the use of double spaces at the start of a sentence) than the improper use of hyphens, en-dashes, and em-dashes. In fact, many people including those working in the field of graphic design, marketing, and advertising forget—or never learn—the finer differences between these […]
This February I have made it my goal to get to doodling, drawing, and otherwise expressing that fantastical and artistic side of myself that often gets neglected in the push-me-pull-me world of real life. And so we begin with not just one but three doodles! Let us hope I can keep up this chain of […]
Sometimes you just need a hug. And, although there is nothing better than a family member or friend, even an internet-hug from a stranger can bring a smile to your face and brighten up your day just a little more. So, check out thenicestplaceontheinter.net, gain a hug, and feel just a little bit brighter.
I’m jumping on the bandwagon and falling in love with “Gangnam Style.” Only, Being the nerd I am, I have to love the Trekkie-tastic version sung entirely in Klingon. You know you love it!
Like most designers I can not help but fall in love with anything related to that joyful, sometimes frustrating, obsession known a Pantone. So when Sephora started up their Pantone inspired, tangerine tango terrific line, I couldn’t help but swoon. Now they have a whole new palette of eyeshadow and I can’t wait for my […]
Funny and thoughtful, I am really in love with these fantastic comic strips. head on over to http://thoughtballoonhelium.blogspot.com/ to see more! And look below for a couple of my favorites. These comics seem to cover everything from art and design to mathematics and politics. Give your left and right brain a proper massage as you […]
I nearly peed my panties… It’s funny because it’s true!
I found this wonderful stop animation video earlier today. It is simple, beautiful, and gives books a little life of their own. After organizing our bookshelf almost a year ago (http://youtu.be/zhRT-PM7vpA), my wife and I (Sean Ohlenkamp) decided to take it to the next level. We spent many sleepless nights moving, stacking, and animating books […]
Over the past few years a plethora of online time wasters have popped up all over the internet. here are 10 of the best time wasting, brain shriveling, games for the design inclined. #1 Kern Type #2 Shape Type #3 The Brand Quiz #4 What type are you #5 TypeWar #6 BrandWashed #7 Kill Comic Sans […]
I discovered these wonderful little plays on the Apple logo by Viktor Hertz this morning. Run on over to his flicker page to get a closer look!