Category Archives: Fun Finds

Design is a Way of Life


Design is a way of life, a point of view. It involves the whole complex of visual communications: talent, creative ability, manual skill, and technical knowledge. Aesthetics and economics, technology and psychology are intrinsically related to the process.” – Paul Rand Graphis, 1981 Happy Cog posted a link to the most fantastic document; a compilation [...]

Gifts for Designers ’10


When I first started blogging I had a Thanksgiving-time tradition of posting my favorite gifts for designers. I stopped a few years ago because there are entire blogs dedicated to design-y recommendations. However, I recently had a couple of requests to bring the tradition back. If you are a designer looking for things to add [...]

Rooms Inspired by Websites


Moving is a bitch, but the upside is picking out new home-furnishings and decorating. A few months ago I wrote a post on another blog about how bubble chairs helped to inspire a web design I worked on for a Scandinavian hotel Chain. As I have been scouring the internet for fun new home furnishings, [...]

Eye Candy & Tweets


Some people collect coins or stamps or cats… I collect snippets of things that interest me on internet. Here are a few recent favorites from my Ember Account and my Twitter favorites. Janes Addiction poster by Matt Goldman. See more of his stuff here.

LittleSnapper For Inspiration


While I may not have had the time to post to my blog lately ( the weather has been super lovely), I have been doing a much better job of keeping a collection of what inspires me.

A Few Designer Interviews, that I didn’t do…


Design is about people, connecting with them, communicating with them solving problems for people, that is why I love to read interviews of designers. A design is the result of a series of events and stories, research and experience there is so much that leads up to that one final piece. I love reading interviews [...]