I read Simon Machipp’s blog post above with interest. ‘The logo is dead.’ It’s a provocative statement and supported by historical context, Gert Dumbar releasing the PPT language in 1989 based on the observation that form language would more useful than just a singular symbol. What does perplex me though, is the solution to the passing of this ‘reductive...
relationships between objects in motion
Stanley Clarke with Ronald Bruner Jr on drums, that dude has chops. Ronald Bruner Sr created Thunder + Lightning. Deep respect. @Thundercatbass
today I thought about not thinking anymore
One of my favorite videos. via Angela Tang
Brands are about discernible behaviors that create patterns, and not just repeated messages.
A depth-data-driven brand experience →
Check out the full post from Brad Griffin Excerpt from A depth-data-driven brand experience … About a year ago, a client came to us with a need to refresh their brand. Through a few concept phases it became evident that this would be a perfect case for the brand to exist as the product’s behavior.
Before doing a startup ask yourself at what price do you value your ideals.
today I learned an important lesson, if you want to know who to trust, look around you when you are falling to see who’s arms are trying to catch you.
Women made objects to sell objects to men #CESSAD
Leaving Las Vegas, what was CES all about, I’d say humans creating the tools for an uncertain future.
The more you know, the less you remember - Jeff Hawkins
The two basic components of learning are forming the classification of patterns and building sequences - Jeff Hawkins
Anyone fancy an LA~SF house swap for two weeks in March? Shout back to me.
How you want an interface or identity to behave, and how it can behave are two different things. If you take a look at the link, you’ll see Brad’s description of the process, the hurdles, the preconceptions and misconceptions and the invention involved in doing something progressive. Both technologically and creatively. Considering identity creation to be an agile process is only for...
Bennett and Starling Walthamstow music shop Team Photographic Liz James Associates Today newspaper Pat Gavin Hibbert Ralph 601FX Howard Brown Vince Frost The Independent Alan Kitchin Quentin Newark Stephen Coates Esterson Lackerstein The Guardian (2wice) The Observer Studio Dumbar Tibor Kalman Leagas Delaney Doremus hhcl Wieden and Kennedy Amsterdam Wieden and Kennedy London...
I dream of anarchy, but somehow always end up with reorganised dictatorship.
things I want to teach my children (buoyancy in an uncertain future) to love to laugh to smile to frown to cry to be silly to fish to cook to make a good shelter to sail to find fresh water to tie knots to use a pocket knife to hit a moving target to be humble to have empathy to solve problems to be intelligent to be self reliant to write to draw to make music to...
When you inhale, you inhale the room. When you exhale, you are becoming the room. When you inhale, you inhale the world. When you exhale, you are becoming god. - Jesse Boykins III referring to the breathing lessons from Bilal Sayeed Oliver.
Apposite Dreams: Deconstructing Dysfunction Brilliant (via dr Chee)
“It’s a little insulting to craftsmen,” he said. “I used to point out, at art school you can teach the craft; it’s the poetry you can’t teach. But now they try to teach the poetry and not the craft.” - David Hockney
to be a painter “you need the eye, the hand and the heart. Two won’t do.” - David Hockney quoting a chinese proverb
its 12, i should be sleeping, but what a wonderful week, the undivided attention and single focus on life with my boy and my girl and my beautiful lady. People pay for my brain everyday, they ask in return most of my waking moments to look at the complexity of their issues. Yet most of the problems seem to have simple solutions, complicated by politics, people, or lack of clarity. This year...
Leading improvisational based groups applies to both music and design. @andrewchee
The Happiness Factory?