New York vs. California

After a year and a half of living in San Francisco, I recently moved back to the only place I call home—New York City. It’s been almost four months since I quit my job at Apple, and left the branding/advertising …

Making Sense of the Data, Part 1

This post is an adaptation of my presentation at the 2011 HOW Interactive Design Conference in San Francisco. I included a variety of slide transitions in my talk, so in some cases below, I’ve consolidated slide groups into animated GIFs. …

Jason Polan, Levi's, San Francisco & Art!

Jason Polan is a New York artist I’ve mentioned before. Recently, during my first visit to San Francisco (lovely city!) I found Polan finishing up a 20-day… um, thing for the newest Levi’s campaign “We Are All Workers.” I hesitate …

San Francisco Signs

Lots of the bodegas around San Francisco have these really amazing typographic signs hanging out front. I like the swirls and curls that many of them incorporate both in the shape and the ornamentation. Many of these signs have neon …

Screen Printing, Round One

Recently, the grad school friends and I went to Mission Cultural Center and did some amateur screen printing. This was one more way for us to make and think about our thesis and have some fun at the same time. …

In a New York State of Mind

I recently took an amazing position with a brand I love to make a product I love, but the wrinkle is that this new position is going to be based in San Francisco, requiring me to move across the country …