Friday, October 30, 2009


For all you tiny apartment dwelling homo sapiens that can't afford to waste valuable space on precious pumpkins, I have experimented with using apples. Above are a Granny Smith and Red Delicious cut with the precision of a horror film surgeon.

This job was actually very frustrating and not that fun to make. Ha ha ha, plus there was no way to really light these with a candle inside (if they fit, it kept going out when you put the top on). So I cut a hole in the back of each apple and perfectly aligned flashlights to make the "eerie glow." If you cared to notice, you can see a non-candle light source behind the two.

Afterwards I realized you can just buy mini-pumpkins for a couple bucks everywhere, which should be the preferred choice for future carvings. But hey, now I know... Happy Halloween!!!

Thursday, October 29, 2009

O.K. Periodicals

O.K. Periodicals is a Dutch magazine that comes out twice a year, each issue with a different theme. This upcoming issue focuses on crowdsourcing, and thus I was asked to contribute a small block of work whereby all the admissions would make up the final cover for the issue. Since it's about crowdsourcing, my single piece isn't important - it's about highlighting the end result!

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Congrats Jess & Jesse!

Luckily I got that Animal Alphabet done in time! Welcome to Earth, little one...

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

A Clean Future

These little animated icons were made for an online article that I designed for Scientific American. The article was written by two scientists who think the world can be run on 100% clean, renewable energy resources by 2030. A bold proposition, but worth a look.

Read the online, interactive article here.
Watch just the icons animate here.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Pencil Heart Prints

Hot of the presses! A limited edition print: one of one.

Friday, October 23, 2009

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Friday, October 16, 2009


Have a great weekend.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

New Columbia University Poster

Here's a new poster design for Columbia University's School of the Arts Writing Program. Hopefully I'll be able to attend some of these, especially when Ian Frazier talks. Big fan - his stories on Siberia in The New Yorker were amazing.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009


My friend in California is in a new band, demilo, whose debut album comes out this February. Very exciting for them... and for me, as I was asked to design them a logotype (and potentially some album art as well). This is my handmade design, which I'll most likely bring into the computer to clean up and see if I can't add some patterns/textures inside the lettering. However, it looks quite nice as a rough handmade design I think.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Owl Be Seeing You

In honor of fall and the upcoming Halloween celebration...

Friday, October 9, 2009

...And We're Back!

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Please Stand By

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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Mankind: The Rhymagram

Part poem, part diagram - the Rhymagram helps to map out the history of mankind in a non-scientific, emotional approach. This is my first draft basically to get down on paper. Not sure if I want to start to color-code or take some other design elements into play quite yet.
(Click to enlarge the full poster)

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

The Designing Dachshunds!

.This is the logo I created to use on my children's books, games, and learning sets. The dachshund has been reported to have a great sense of humor, so I figured he should be my mascot.

Monday, October 5, 2009

Animal Alphabet

I've finally updated a previous post on my Animal Alphabet design. I see this as being a set of flashcards that would come with a big, colorful poster of all the letters.

I'm still stumped with the following letters: i, j, and u. As of now it's iguana (what to do with the dot?), jellyfish (I sort of have worked out), and urchin (imagination is a must here).

Friday, October 2, 2009

Venn-like State of Mind, Part 4


Thursday, October 1, 2009

Venn-like State of Mind, Part 3