When I got involved in re-designing the sponsorship package, one of the things I wanted to focus on was the photography. Strong and dramatic images really speak to the kind of intensity that roller derby players have. With that in mind, I worked closely with the head of sponsorship to come up with a concept that highlighted the appropriate elements and portray the right image.
I recently did another poster for the Tri-City Roller Girls. This one was a parody called Thunder Games. The flaming skate was done in Photoshop and the layout was done in InDesign. I loved the chance to use a movie poster font since it is always a challenge to fit all the content in and …
I recently did a logo design for Melanie Scott and I was pretty happy with the end result so I wanted to share the design process with you.
Sadly I have been remiss in posting lately. It has been a very busy period in my life lately. To keep you briefly amused I present Disappointed Vader – a series of comics in which Darth Vader expresses disappointment.
Today I sent an email to 21,038 people. I belong to the listserve, which is an email list (aka. listerv) that people sign up for. Each day one person is selected to send an email to the entire list.
I recently watched an amazing video, which highlights the visceral, physical nature of a book. In contrast is the experience of creating an ebook in Book Creator for the iPad. The two videos serve to highlight the dichotomy that currently exist between my convenient ebook library and the shelves in my house filled with physical books.
My father is prone to spouting pseudo-philosophical statements about the ‘journey down the river of life’. For Father’s Day, my sister and I decided it was high time that he start proclaiming his status as a River of Life Guru. My brilliant sister came up with over 20 different sayings and I created ‘Deep Thoughts’ style cards for each one.
I thought I would share these cool lego builders doing exactly what I assume everyone does with Legos: ignoring the instructions and building something awesome.
I have been remiss in posting, and today is certainly not a full post, but I have something to excite the lettering lovers among us. This article from Letter Cult has their top custom letters of 2011. Once you finish drooling over pages and pages of beautiful lettering, snoop around and check out the Letter …
Okay so this is a bit of a tangent, but a recent post by Alan Cross pointing out that holographic Freddy Mercury will soon be appearing on-stage lead me to think about the future of projections. I suspect most people have seen these ‘virtual hosts’ or ‘virtual mannequins’ which project a video of a person …