Getting ready to launch the first phase of the new Charter High School for Architecture + Design website. The previous website was static html with limited ability to add content or links. It was being updated using Dreamweaver by one staff person. Now we will enable a workflow with numerous content editors. This first effort is much like a brochure. Lots of new features planned.
The essential parts of our New Year greeting.
Missed the solstice.
Thought we would do something fun that would require assembly.
Working sketch for our new year greeting.
The process moves forward. creating patterns and color combinations.
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Rocking my desktop.
Occupying an eleven-acre site that was a gravel pit until Ms. Lin reclaimed it for the work, the ambitious Storm King Wavefield comprises seven rows—each over 300 feet long—of carefully scaled, undulating hills that give the appearance of ocean waves. The fouracre work culminates a series of three wavefields by Ms. Lin. — ArtDaily
Most description of design focuses on the physical manifestation, of objects. But design and its intent are almost always invisible.
I like a clean desktop.
Here's my latest.
This is a capture from the Compass App in iOS7. It's amazingly rendered and really easy to use. The graphic and the interaction are intuitive.
It's a new way to look at creating Apps with Apple's software and hardware features.
"If everyone is busy making everything, how can anyone perfect anything? We start to confuse convenience with joy, abundance with choice. Designing something requires focus. The first thing we ask is, what do we want people to feel? Delight. Surprise. Love. Connection. Then we begin to craft around our intention. It takes time ... there are a thousand no's for every yes. We simplify. We perfect. We start over. Until every thing we touch enhances each life it touches.