Our great leaps in humanity never land us softly in Utopia. We land hard, and when we wipe the dust from our eyes, we see new problems that we could’ve never imagined. You don’t have to look far for examples. All recent technologies have already revealed unintended consequences. Social networks have allowed us to connect […]
Designers of electric vehicles aren’t obligated to round off every corner to reduce drag. Designers can carve vehicles with confidence and audacity. Proof? The ridiculous Cybertruck from Tesla.
This was going to be a blog summarizing what we’ve been up to since the pandemic upended life as we know it. For anyone keeping score, it’s been 14 months and only one blog post to our website. In fact, this is my fifth attempt to write this blog. The other four blogs are still […]
I would like to suggest that we always write the year “2020” with an asterisk. Every email, every social media post, any reference to this calendar year deserves a big fat asterisk. Go ahead, try it. It feels good to put that asterisk at the end, and offer no explanation: 2020* It feels good because […]
In case you missed it, earlier this week a rich fool paid $120,000 at an art auction for a banana taped to a wall. A few days later, an attention-starved “performance artist” invaded the gallery, and ate the expensive banana. The winning bidder refused to pay for an eaten banana. Then someone else bid again […]
Some companies are lucky by having the right mix of letters in their actual name. Of the 26 letters in the English alphabet, some letters are blessed with good genes that make them visually balanced and interesting. Other letters are awkward and less fortunate. Who’s ready to nerd-out with me? These letterforms balanced. They are […]