Monthly Archives: May 2012

Apartment redecoration

I recently channeled my inner HGTV host to redecorate the couch area of my apartment. Aside from making large furniture changes, including switching out the couch cover from red to gray, and replacing the black IKEA tables with white IKEA tables, I also got to make a new setup on the shelf above the couch,…

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Graphic Design Without a Computer: Part 1

I often get asked by people how they can learn graphic design if they don’t have expensive computer programs like Photoshop. And while knowing the Adobe suite is definitely needed if you want to go into graphic design professionally, it’s not necessary to start practicing the basics. In my new video Graphic Design Without a…

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Visual Playlists of Books

When I was making my Recommended Books, Blogs, and Music video a few weeks ago, I had the idea to recommend a set of books not based on their content but on their spine and cover designs and how they would look on a shelf together – an idea which I’ve termed Visual Playlists of…

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Fire Poi Photos + Videos

Two weeks ago, I went to the Fire Dancing Expo in Union Square, San Francisco, organized by the Temple of Poi. Armed with a photographers pass and my T3i, I got a ton of really great photos and video. All of the performers were incredibly talented, and it was the first time I had seen…

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Don’t Break the Chain Calendar

When I watched Charlie McDonnell (charlieissocoollike)’s video Don’t Break the Chain last week, I knew that I had to design a calendar to try it out for myself. The idea is that you set a task and a minimum time for something that you want to do every day – whether it be exercise for…

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