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Design Download #3

Hello, 2017! Quote I’m pondering: “For the man of today there exists only the equilibrium between nature and spirit. At every moment of the past all variations of the old were “new”—but they were not “THE” new. We must never …

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Branding the Cville Design Week

Everyone has little crazy ideas. Sometimes they’re crazy enough to forget, and sometimes they’re crazy enough… they just might work. I’ve launched a tiny design festival in my town of Charlottesville, Virginia. It took place in mid-November and it was …

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Design Download #2

November was quite the month! Here’s the second Design Download, a list of the things that have been on my mind: Quote I’m pondering: “Graphic design […] is not good design if it does not co-operate as an instrument in …

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Design Download #1

I’m a huge Tim Ferris fan–he’s a productivity expert and “human guinea pig” who deconstructs some of the world’s most complicated subjects and tasks so that laymen can accomplish miracles. Anyway, every Friday he sends a little list of the …

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An Interview with Tobias Frere-Jones

Tobias Frere-Jones is an internationally recognized type designer; having designed well-known faces Interstate, Gotham, Whitney, Tungsten, and Retina, among others. The first time I met Tobias was incredibly embarrassing, though I’m sure he doesn’t remember. He and I were the …