All posts tagged: design

I want too many things.


For instance, this little item… A coffee mug for Helvetica lovers: Helvetica, the typeface everyone loves to hate—and hates to love—now has its very own coffee cup. Austere but oh so cute and clever. You can get it for $18 bucks at Veer. Also, don’t forget to check out the Helvetica film. Too bad, I don’t drink coffee. 😦 Now playing on iTunes: Catalpa Waltz from the album “Catalpa” by Jolie Holland Technorati Tags: coffee, […]

Twitter Updates for 2007-09-17


quiet … read and write and think # ah, the future of music…. 😛 # is listening to "Harmonic Necklace" by Penguin Cafe Orchestra from "Preludes Airs & Yodels" # is listening to "Where Will You Go" by Harlem Zip Code from "Om Lounge, Vol. 9" # is listening to "Elevation" by Paul van Dyk / U2 from "The Politics Of Dancing (Disc 1)" # is listening to "Bodyrock" by Moby from "Play" # […]

Twitter Updates for 2007-08-25

electronic life

Waking up with the absurd notion that today will be purposeful and well-lived. # Contemplating a former "friend" whom I’ve had to chuck out the window, so to speak. Why do I so often end up friends with con artists? # is listening to "Missing U" by Tubbs from "Departure Lounge – World Chill" # is listening to "Safe from Harm" by Massive Attack from "Blue Lines" # is listening to "Superconscious (So Alive)" by […]

new ways to find me

electronic life

I have, against all common sense, signed up at both twitter and tumblr. The links are, as of this writing, up there on the left, underneath my email address picture. I must be more addicted to this place than I had thought! Home (Navdeeps Pressure Mix) from the album “Redesign – Realize Remixed” by Karsh Kale Technorati Tags: tumblr, twitter

Words of One Syllable Dept.

Words of One Syllable Dept.

I couldn’t resist the title on this one. It also seems to be a useful article in its own right. Design Better with CRAP – All design starts from four basic principles, abbreviated as CRAP (they come in no particular order, so the more squeamish can rearrange them to form “CARP”, if you like. I’d advise against “PCRA”, though…). These are Contrast, Repetition, Alignment, and Proximity.