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1917, Chicago: The Real National Pastime

August 26, 2020 10:08 pm Published by

When baseball was worth a damn, I was of course an American League fan. Here is a 1917 White Sox Team Logo, reimagined. Like sex, Chicago according to Nelson Algren is "a rigged ball game."

1980: Do You Know What’s Good?

August 2, 2020 11:04 pm Published by

Back when music was good, we listened to this. In re-imagining this 1980 sticker from a rock station stuck on a high school binder, I smote the lame acts in the original and replaced them with gods.

1902 Phone Book

July 26, 2020 11:25 am Published by

There is beauty in decay, literally and figuratively speaking. For typography enthusiasts: even the mundane is interesting, especially if you're also heavy into genealogy.  This page is from a 1902 St. Paul city directory.

Trust In God & Keep Your Powder Dry

March 24, 2020 2:55 pm Published by

"Trust In God & Keep Your Powder Dry",  or, "Always be prepared to take action yourself if necessary." I came across the phrase soon after watching Magnum Force, that was that, the .357 image was fully-formed.

WordPress Dev & Design: National Press Foundation

January 15, 2016 10:38 pm Published by

I was hired to design and build the National Press Foundation a state-of-the-art Digital Asset Management system allowing the foundation to deliver streamlined interactive educational experiences to the national and international journalists who make up their target audience.

Graphic Design: CSS Grid Print-To-Web Experiments

May 30, 2018 6:23 pm Published by

To get better acquainted with it, I started some print-to-web experiments. Each item is a different design approach highlighting my different skill sets and aptitudes. The last is a statistical series which I can imagine playing on subway station kiosks or bus shelters.

Graphic Design: Content Portability & the Information Hierarchy

January 9, 2015 6:57 pm Published by

There are many ways to say the same thing. I designed and coded these examples for my students to demonstrate the idea of "portability of content", to get them thinking about the information hierarchy and simultaneous uses of data in layout design. For each design, there are the same 7 sections in the information hierarchy. The HTML in each of these designs is 100% the same - all that changes is the CSS.

Choices, Inc.

November 22, 2012 11:38 am Published by

Choices, Inc. was founded to develop educational films for persons with IDD who would benefit from a multimedia approach to their sexuality education. This blog showcases articles and resources for people with IDD, their caregivers, family and friends in order to educate & advance the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities for the public.

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