Design in The Real World Tip#1: Show me how you handle the mundane and I’ll show you a valuable designer.

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Art, Design
Design in The Real World Tip#1: Show me how you handle the mundane and I’ll show you a valuable designer.

Somehow it never fails, whenever I’m invited to check out some online branding/logo design contest, I’m almost always left shaking my head. I’m pretty sure you have seen these design forums. They often have juicy titles that say something like “World’s Greatest”  and they tend to have long scrolling pages filled with cutting edge designs […]

It’s all about the feel good. What can modern marketers learn from the 1950’s?

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 in Art, Design, Uncategorized
It’s all about the feel good. What can modern marketers learn from the 1950’s?

What is it about retro advertising and packaging that I love so much? Even before I made my first animated film in college in that quintessential retro UPA graphic style, I have been fascinated with the 1950’s. It’s the innocence, the simplicity of life and the birth of television that made that decade so magical […]

T.O. Streetscapes (As a Graphic Novel)

Posted by on Nov 30, 2015 in Art, Design
T.O. Streetscapes (As a Graphic Novel)

HOW IT BEGAN. Being a visual guy, I have always been fascinated by the offbeat features on city streets, like quirky signage and architecture. One day I decided to start documenting what I liked by taking snap shots on my smart phone. As the photos started to grow, I began to get the feeling that […]