Archive for March, 2011

Parallelogram: MLRV

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Parallelogram: MLRV

Based on what I've read and dabbled with, MLRV works really well with grid-based midi controllers, e.g. Monome, Akai's apc / mpd, novation's launchpad, and more [...]

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March 30, 2011

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Inspiration, Music, software

Venus Project: The World Of Jacque Fresco

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Venus Project: The World Of Jacque Fresco

I've only recently, in the last year, come to know of the works of Jacque Fresco and his Venus Project, so my knowledge of his background is fairly limited. What I do know, however, is that the guy is an incredibly sharp 95 year-old civil engineer, i [...]

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March 28, 2011

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Michael

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The Neon Art of Tracey Emin

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The Neon Art of Tracey Emin

It's always an amazing feeling when art communicates directly to you. And I'm not talking about understanding art, I'm talking about communication on a personal level. Tracey Emin's neon-light art speaks directly to me. I get it, understand it, but m [...]

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March 10, 2011

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Drew

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Art, Artists, Modernism

Mr. Stacks

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Mr. Stacks

During some recent mograph work, I was stressing about the dreary task of storyboarding comps and style frames. After a fit of frustration, I came across a wonderful little Photoshop workaround known as Mr. Stacks [...]

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March 8, 2011

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Michael

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Layout, Motion Graphics, Reviews

The Poster Design of Aälejandro Díazs

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The Poster Design of Aälejandro Díazs

Not too long ago, I was introduced to the works of Aälejandro Díazs via a random glimpse of a mock-up print he produced for a Nueva Forma tour. Immediately I was impressed with his layout sensibilities [...]

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March 7, 2011

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Michael

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A-1 Scrabble Set Designer Edition

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A-1 Scrabble Set Designer Edition

Love this gorgeous Scrabble set designed by BYU design grad, Andrew Capener. My only (minor) critique is that the birch exterior case doesn't entirely match the rest of the walnut pieces, but all is forgiven once you look at what's inside.

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March 3, 2011

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Christy

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