Pantone Reveals Radiant Orchid as 2014 Color of the Year

   Here’s something rather prevalent in the design world. Pantone Color Institute™ has been designating a Color of the Year since the year 2000. This past December, they named PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid as the 2014 Color of the Year. According to Pantone, they annually designate these colors in order to “express in color what is taking … Continue reading

I Don’t Know What I Don’t Know

I think if you’re starting out early in the process by talking about your ideas for solutions, you’re already not listening. I think you need to enter into any design project with that zen, learner’s mind of ‘I don’t know what I don’t know.’

— Kim Goodwin

Design is an art of situations…

Design is an art of situations. Designers respond to a need, a problem, a circumstance, that arises in the world. The best work is produced in relation to interesting situations – an open-minded client, a good cause, or great content.
-Ellen Lupton

Back to Creating.

I’ve been on a long design hiatus. We’ve got this whole deal with me moving cities, then moving again once I got to my new city, all while starting college and my, oh my, the transitions! Well! Enough of that. I finally got set up with my Wacom tablet and I’m equipped with enough time alone to get creating.

The Interface

“19th century culture was defined by the novel, 20th century culture by cinema. The culture of the 21st century will be defined by the interface.”

-Lev Manovich