November 28, 2014

Work by Chyrum Lambert

Some amazing work by Chyrum Lambert. All Chyrum's work is hand-painted, with inks, arcylics, oils, wax, etc. He then cuts the shapes and assembles them onto paper.

They feel tactile, carved, almost. Looking at the jpegs, its difficult to imagine how they were made, a quality that I really love. The use of grids, borders, and large geometric shapes is familiar to me as a graphic designer, but then a lot of that structure gets erased and cut away to reveal other more organic shapes and lines. h/t to Able Parris for the link.

February 8, 2012

Mixel Typography

I've recently started using the Mixel App, a social collaging app for the iPad. I did a whole Mixel alphabet, including some glyphs. It recently got mentioned on the Mixel blog. Here is one letter, and you can see the complete set on this Mixel Pinterest Board. It was also featured on Quipsologies.

February 14, 2011

Band or Candy?


A short list of a few of the strange and wonderful names I came across in Japan.
There are 10 candy names, and 10 band/musician names. Most of them are from 2010 and earlier, so the list might be a bit dated at this point. (This was originally posted as a jQuery experiment, and is reproduced here in a simpler form.)

Which is a band, and which is candy?

  • HiChew
  • Arashi
  • B’z
  • Black Black
  • Home Made Kazoku
  • Ramune
  • Pocky
  • Xylish
  • Glay
  • Pocari Sweat
  • Tha Blue Herb
  • Crunky
  • Toppo
  • Rip Slyme
  • Kreva
  • Orange Range
  • Alfort
  • Bump of Chicken
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