I really had fun putting together the last nomJams 2013 mixtape and figured there was so much I left out that I should make a follow-up! Enjoy! nomJams, 2013: Part 2 from nomBat on 8tracks Radio. “Invisible” – Dismemberment Plan from Uncanny Valley “Californiyeah” – !!! from THR!!!LER “Blow My Mind” – Sasha Go Hard […]
Music is a big part of my life, especially my design life (which is practically my entire life, but I digress). The right music helps me get into the zone! It’s been an amazing year for music, so, I figured I’d compile a list of my favorite jams from 2013 (so far)! nomJams, 2013 from […]
Much like Google’s doodles, T Magazine (The New York Times style magazine) likes to do creative things with their logo. I have a huge soft spot for succulents, so I was really impressed by this piece. T explored its green thumb for our commissioned logo in the fall 2011 travel issue — or, more accurately, […]
What do you think, is this one clever thief, or one very clever ad? I think that this is flawless marketing. It’s fun, it’s engaging and what I especially like is that it doesn’t have anything extra crammed in. I am particularly fond of this video’s sound track… or lack there of.
Some of these might seem like they go against what you “should” do, but that’s probably why they work. If you push your mind in a direction its not used to wonderful things can happen! My favorite: 2. Reward success and failure; punish inaction. As Sutton puts it, “Creativity is a function of the quantity […]
Wow, this week has just flown by! Got an awesome idea? Well, the Awesome Foundation wants to help you out. Created in the long hot summer days of 2009 in Boston, the Foundation distributes a series of monthly $1,000 grants to projects and their creators. The money is given upfront in cash, check, or gold […]
If you’ve got a few minutes to spare I recommend checking out this inspiring (and Academy Award winning) short film by iconic designer Saul Bass on the nature of creativity. Amazing! Via Boing Boing | Wiki pages on the film & Saul Bass
A 2008 study showed that just flash of a logo could influence people’s creative output. What it comes down to, though, is it’s not the logo that influences people, it’s the connections they make. Fascinating! People find that when they think about the Apple logo, they think very strongly about associations with creativity. When they […]