May 2012

Lightning in a bottle.

If it were Monday, we'd say it's Motorsports Monday but it isn't so we can't. After watching this, my subconscious has a new reference point for fast on a motorcycle for when I'm dreaming....

Gymkhana Four bonus edit

This take has less hollywood glam & more focus on Ken's driving skills. Pretty cool deal from the pride of Valley Center....


Pretty fantastic stencils. Looks like they print the thresholded portrait on a paper & go to work with the xacto. Having cut a few stencils in my time, I can say that this would take A LOT of patience. Check out more at their Orticanoodle...

Love it.

So much can be said about this but to sum it up in one word, it's Amazing....

14 tips from Ben Franklin

There’s a reason he’s on the $100 bill. These tips apply to all aspects of life, making the connection to design is pretty simple.

Less Talk, More Action
Don’t Procrastinate
Be Prepared
Don’t Fight Change
Get Moving
Avoid Busywork
Give Yourself Permission to Make Mistakes
Act Quickly on Opportunities
Continue to Grow
Keep Going
Don’t Self Sabotage
Don’t Give Up
Wise Up

Check after the jump for a more in-depth writeup & how we feel they connect to the design world.

the IT crowd

Just found this a few days ago. Hilarious. Thought we'd share. the IT crowd...

Welcome to the Era of Design

Great article on Forbes a couple days back. Check after the jump for the full article.

All businesses, no matter what they make or sell, should recognize the power and financial value of good design.

Obviously, there are many different types of design: graphic, brand, packaging, product, process, interior, interaction/user experience, Web and service design, to name but a few.

Thank you.

Thank you for making dorky white kids believe it was all possible. Rest in Peace, Adam....