How a Grid of Squares Can Make You Stop and Think

This post has two objectives. The first is to point you to Wait But Why which is, simply put, one of the most wonderful sources of great thought-provoking and interesting articles I’ve found in a long long while. Item one.. check! The second point of this post is related directly to one of those articles. …

Frostcast Interview

Episode 44 of Jonathan Nadeau’s Frostcast podcast series is up and features an interview with yours truly. I think it went fairly well with some discussion about free software, design and some other things. No doubt there will be some criticism about the quality of the guest. After all Jonathan’s been busy interviewing actually important …

Target Your Art

During this past week I was on vacation and started reading Seth Godin’s latest book “Linchpin“. One particular passage was very apropos to what I’ve been harping on about recently and I thought it would make sense to quote it here. In Linchpin, Godin defines art as a “personal gift that changes the recipient”, and …

Hand drawn outline font… or true love.

Proof that if you spend your idle time sketching typefaces and logo wordmarks on enough scrap paper and notebooks, and if you leave enough notepads and pens lying around, there is a small chance that things will rub off. ;) We’ve had a great holiday season so far. Hopefully everyone else has too. ps. Criticize …

Now what fun is that?

Cropped from a photo I took at a community centre we’re renovating. I know it’s a place for learning or at least not causing trouble.. but jeez, you’ve just taken away 80% of the fun! :) Besides, the bench can’t be all that bad can it? I’d be willing to risk it.