Monthly Archives: March 2008

#9 Choice Links for March


Evening Tweed Four design students got together in 2006 and started this design collective. There is type that makes me drool dripping all over this site. They have nice taste… worth your time to check out. A Texas Designer’s Map of the World DJ Stout, a designer from Texas was asked to participate in illustrating [...]

The Surf Art of Andy Davis


When in Virginia Beach Jim and I go to this fantastic little surf shop called Freedom Surf. A shop that embraces all the ideals of community that I value in a culture, they support local surfers and artists by carrying unique products and sponsoring events. Freedom Surf believes that surfing is more than just a [...]

This is an Awareness Test


[kml_flashembed movie="" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] It’s easy to miss something you’re not looking for. Fantastic ad campaign, excellent message… applicable to design , the web, and life.

The Theme of SXSW 2008 : Give.


On multiple accounts dwellers of the off-line world have inquired about my “Blogging”. The conversations are all very similar and awkward… almost always ending with something similar to “aren’t you afraid to give your ideas away like that?”. Maggie Mason and Heather Armstrong said it best in their SXSW panel “You get what you give”. [...]

SXSW: Rockstars and Cab Drivers


I am in Austin enjoying my third day at my third SXSW, and it turning out to be an awesome trip. The inspiration and motivation is abundant, panels packed with stories of innovation through creativity. Its hard to resist the contagious passion. Last night a friend from my first trip to Austin made an interesting [...]

DC Design Talks From Four Perspectives


This past Friday, Viget Labs hosted DC Design Talks, the first of a conference series called DC Talks that promote collaboration and creativity in the web community. Jason Garber and M. Jackson Wilkinson did a fabulous job of organizing the event. Ninety plus people showed up all interested in learning about design. I was stoked [...]