Author Archives: Mindi
Artist John Osgood’s new website showcases his wide portfolio of urban contemporary artwork. The website design creates a digital space where the vibrant colors and textures of Osgood’s art visually dominates each page. The use of simplistic black and white graphics and a limited color palette gives Osgood’s artwork the focus and attention it deserves. [...]
Russian paper artist Yulia Broskaya turns the constraints of paper illustrations into beautiful works of art. Pictured above is a new portrait she has completed of an older woman smoking a pipe. She has mastered the ancient technique known as quilling; coiling and shaping of narrow paper strips to create an illustration or design. Coiling [...]
Technical Preservation Services (TPS) new website design intuitively organizes complex content, making it easily accessible to the public. TPS—a division of the National Park Service—provides the tools and information to care for and preserve our nation’s historic properties. They develop the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties. These standards promote historic preservation best practices that will help to [...]
Our friend Jonathan Nawn—actor, comedian, and bartender extraordinaire—hired us to design some business cards for his increasing bartending gigs in L.A. The combination of photography, textures, typography, and graphic design skills quickly translated to a professional, yet fun business card.
The Bherd Studios custom website design and brand identity portrays the vibrant energy that flows through their monthly art exhibitions in Seattle.
I love this amazing illustration created by second grade students at Seattle Jewish Community School. These creative kids captured all of Seattle’s famous landmarks; from the Space Needle, to the Public Market, to the Duck tour, to the pink elephant neon sign, to the brand new waterfront ferris wheel. This artistic drawing shows young creative [...]
Information graphics designed for Technical Preservation Services (TPS) weatherization publications. Weatherization means implementing cost-effective measures to make a building’s envelope more energy efficient. Weatherizing a historic building requires undertaking those measures in ways that have minimal impact on the historic building’s design and materials. Air infiltration is the exchange of air through cracks and gaps [...]
Public Interest Design Week delivers a sneak peek screening of IF YOU BUILD IT. The official World Premiere is in April 2013 at Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. The documentary IF YOU BUILD IT spends a year in the life of one of America’s most innovative classrooms. Designer/activists Emily Pilloton and Matt Miller of Project [...]
Happy first day of Spring! Or Autumn depending on your hemisphere. These brilliantly animated nature gifs created by Head Like an Orange are sure to make you start this season—wherever you may be in the world—with a smile. Aren’t these brilliant? Head over to the Head Like an Orange’s blog for endless animated gif entertainment. Enjoy!
London artist Robert Currie transforms gallery spaces with the simple materials of old cassette and video tape ribbons. His large scale installations explore the contrast of positive and negative, rational and irrational, and as stated in his artist statement “the inevitability of the emergence of order from disorder.” These repetitive reflective textures change based on your physical position [...]