Saving Souls

Saving Souls

Posted by on Nov 5, 2011 in blog, design | No Comments

I’ve given myself a new design challenge. It seems the Amish need a new non-symbol, non sign, that will keep them safe and within the Law (Kentucky), but not stand out too much or be too “showy.” The Amish are pretty picky about what they put on the back of their family swag wagon. and […]

UX Death by Committee

UX Death by Committee

Posted by on Nov 5, 2011 in blog, design, web | No Comments

I belong to the “User Experience” group on LinkedIn and recently someone posed the challenge; “Can you use ONE WORD to describe the biggest challenge in UX ?” Over a thousand people responded and there were a broad range of responses: “understanding,” “balance,” “diplomacy,” “speed,” “preconception,” “translation,” “devices,” “consistency,” “assumptions,” “accessibility,”  yadda yadda yadda. The […]

Hardgrave on Dell

Hardgrave on Dell

Posted by on Nov 14, 2010 in blog, design | No Comments

A few years ago I was surfing for new artists when I came across the artwork of Seattle artist Robert Hardgrave. His paintings stopped me in my tracks. For me his art is somewhere between Gorky, and Francis Bacon but with a more stylized stroke that at first reminded me of Japanese sumi-e painting. I had […]