WP font

Who’s down to make a font for WordPress? I am! I’ve brought this up before. It makes sense to have a custom font for your brand; Youtube just did it. WP has such a strong brand that its own font just makes sense.

Mystery Meat Icons

Icons are everywhere. As the contexts within which we interpret content become more unpredictable, so does our reliance on iconography to communicate ideas and messages. The use of iconography has exploded as dissemination of information must reach a multitude of user contexts. Icons can summarize universal ideas and complex actions with a few shapes. Icons […]

Studio window

I have a bunch of birds that hang out in the trees outside my studio window. I got my good camera geared up with a zoom lens and I try to take photos when I see them. Still getting used to the camera, so expect improvements over time. Here’s the latest:

Typography sucks on screen

We’re in an odd place with the whole typography thing. Most people who look at computers on a daily basis have an idea of what fonts are. They just have no idea about how beautiful they can be. The reason is that screens suck. They are either too low resolution (we can see the pixels) […]

Frottage

This was one of the first techniques I learned when I began art school, back in fall ’89. It was eye-opening. For the first time, I wasn’t responsible for every nuance that came along. The surface dictated what marks were left. Suddenly, I felt a sense of freedom from that burden of decision in art; […]