Here's a random sampling of some articles I wrote for my blog. Call it designing with words.
While the Marvel Universe is growing at a rapid—and exciting, I must add—pace, the fact we now have a regular airing TV show gives a chance to enhance (I know, my rule is “if it rhymes, don’t do it”) that universe which has already blown through theatres around the world. Is it working?
The rumor mill is hot again today with yet another rumor that an Apple iWatch is more than just whispers, it’s full on in the works. There’s at least 100 product designers working on it right now! Are you surprised by the the possibilities of this new addition to the Apple product family? I’m not—I called it forever ago!
With the insane amount of content posted to the web daily, there’s a lot of crap out there. Then along came Upworthy. A curator of online content about “things that matter,” Upworthy stumbled upon a secret formula to drive traffic to a video. What’s the secret? Innate human curiosity.
Seriously. I thought it was a joke. I really did! It was funny—at first. Oh the silly stylist who approved the run-down beltless look for their disheveled spokesman. What were they thinking? But the joke didn’t end there. Oh no, it kept going, and going, and going. I don’t think I’ve seen a TV screen in the last 2 months without Joe McDumpsterdiver on it! Trivago’s crossed the line. It needs to go. Now.
Smartphones have taken the world by storm. No longer in the hands of the few, thanks to Android they are in the hands of the many. Full blown keyboards have made it easy to surf the net, email, and text with others—everywhere we go. Smartphones keep us entertained, occupied, our heads looking down at them. Try looking up once in a while though. You might be missing more than just roses.
The media was set on fire last week when Beyoncé Knowles rang in Barack Obama’s inauguration with a beautiful rendition of the star spangled glory—that she lip-synced to. While the track that played was her singing, the world cried ‘controversy’ because Bey didn’t actually perform live. My thoughts, who cares?!