Archive For April, 2011

Weed Card by Garfunkel and Oates

By | April 20, 2011

YouTube Link | Via Laughing Squid

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Journal Bandolier by Cleverhands

By | April 20, 2011

In today’s world of iPhones and iPads I don’t find myself carrying a paper notebook too often anymore. But when I do, carrying the associated pens and pencils is usually a little cumbersome. Fortunately this cool Journal Bandolier by Cleverhands looks like it could be exactly what I need. It comes in multiple sizes and styles. From […]

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Creating a Fantastic World

By | April 20, 2011

Very cool identity piece by Yasuhiro Kobari. Vimeo Link

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Site will be down tonight due to Media Temple scheduled maintenance

By | April 11, 2011

My Host, Media Temple, has informed me that they’re doing scheduled (major) maintenance tonight on their Grid-Service. The site may be down from 9:00pm to 1:00am PDT, and possibly longer. MAINTENANCE ACTION: (mt) Engineers will be making significant changes to the back-end network used for the (gs) Grid-Service. This maintenance will improve reliability and assist […]

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Apple’s iPad 2 Commercial

By | April 10, 2011

I really love Apple’s new iPad 2 commercial. Unlike their competitors, Apple tends to avoid spewing specifications that most people don’t understand anyway. This is a shining example of good advertising. It promotes a user-experience over gigahertz and megabytes. YouTube Link

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Giant Wood Xylophone in the Forest

By | April 10, 2011

This is absolutely amazing! YouTube Link | via zefrank

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F*ck You. Pay Me. By Mike Monteiro

By | April 9, 2011

Mike-Monteiro-Mule-Design

If you’re a freelancer or small business owner you should check this out. It’s a great talk by Mike Monteiro, Design Director and co-founder of Mule Design Studio, on the benefits of having a contract. It was filmed on March 25th, 2011, as part of the Creative Mornings (San Francisco) sessions. There’s a followup blog […]

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The legend of Elvira, Mistress of the Dark

By | April 8, 2011

In the previous post I mentioned, Elvira. If you’re unfamiliar with who she is, this video will help a little. As a teenage boy in the early 80’s, I watched Elvira’s Movie Macabre on late-night TV with just one hope… that she would spontaneously fall out of her dress and somehow it would make it on the […]

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