Sagmeister’s Happy Show = Awesome

Posted by on Aug 8, 2012 in Art, esoterica, InteractionDesign, Philly
Sagmeister’s Happy Show = Awesome

The Happy Show by Sagmeister is perhaps the most enjoyable user experience I have had in a museum setting … ever. Even before entering the main gallery the show begins. With text on the stairways, giant inflatable gorrilas on the mezzanine and curious cards that randomly ask entrants to clap profusely or text a joke […]

Comix and UX Interaction Design

Posted by on May 23, 2012 in Comix, Education, esoterica, InteractionDesign
Comix and UX Interaction Design

In 2008 when Google introduced the world to its new Internet browser, Chrome, they asked Scott Mccloud, revered sequential art scholar, to explain what their product was using a comic book. Over in the UK, Andrew Park built a small design empire using his scribing skills to illustrate head-scratching topics on dry erase boards.   […]

The Cool Kids I Know

Posted by on Aug 13, 2009 in esoterica
The Cool Kids I Know

Yes it is true, I went to high school with a bonafide movie star. And though he never acted in school, he has gone on to become a rising star in romantic comedies and now makes movies with De Niro!? But recently, I discovered that another grade school peer is making waves, al beit it’s […]

DewDrops in the Garden–15 Years and Strong

Posted by on Jul 9, 2009 in Art, esoterica
DewDrops in the Garden–15 Years and Strong

Stay in Bed, Forget the Rest by Deee-Lite on Grooveshark This weekend marks the 15th anniversary of the release of Deee-Lite’s third and final studio album, Dewdrops in the Garden. No other record embodies the optimism, vibe, and tempo of my young adult life better than this album. The lascivious lyrics, the low-fi blend of […]