503PDX Art Series Collection

Posted on Aug 14, 2016 in Art & Design
503PDX Art Series Collection

Art collection is something I love and cherish. My admiration was instilled from a young age when my Mom worked at a formidable Maine gallery as a framer and sales person. I quickly acquired her sense of appreciation for the art hanging on walls and a quality frame job. I grew up knowing the names […]

Ikea Interactive Furniture Selection

Posted on Oct 25, 2013 in Art & Design
Ikea Interactive Furniture Selection

Ikea takes a leap forward in digital marketing for 2014. Design and digital minds came together to create an augmented reality experience that starts right from the pages of the ubiquitous catalog we know and love. Scan the page of an Ikea catalog with your tablet or smartphone and start playing.  

Hipster Logos Guide

Posted on Aug 2, 2013 in Art & Design
Hipster Logos Guide

I was passed this great graphic today by designer Tim Delger.  His well laid out piece is not only funny but pretty damned accurate as a state of the union for design trends.  There are currently some very successful brands that have essential followed this formula for their branding. I have no problem with these […]

Expanding Yacht Table

Posted on Feb 15, 2013 in Art & Design
Expanding Yacht Table

To me, quality design needs to be well thought-out. The finished product needs to serve it’s target audience appropriately. It must be attractive and lasting. Here is a quick video demonstration of a high quality wooden table that lives on a yacht. Watch and see why I classify this table as quality design.  

NY Times Snow Fall Project

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 in Art & Design
NY Times Snow Fall Project

A special NY Times project was recently released, highlighting the winter 2012 Steven’s Pass avalanche.  The Snow Fall website project is a progressive HTML5 site that shares a long but well organized story of the lives lost, setting of the event and people involved. What makes this project so special is not just the amazing […]

Colle+McVoy Bike Friendly MN Ad Campaign

Posted on Jul 31, 2012 in Art & Design
Colle+McVoy Bike Friendly MN Ad Campaign

Twin cities ad agency Colle+McVoy, elegantly and kindly promotes bike friendlessness in new campaign for the state of Minnesota.  I like the playfulness of this video and it’s everyday sense in each clip.  The type is well regulated and their closing logo stays friendly and catchy. The state generates over $1 billion in bike-related revenue, […]