“Without Contrast,” Article on Design

Article for Critique magazine on graphic design. I wrote it after having a phone call with Paul Rand, who ripped me a new one for being one of "those trendy California people." He then tasked me to write in the language of aesthetics, which is this piece does—in a cheeky sort of way.

WithoutContrast

CoHo Proposal

CoHo Proposal

Ray was going to pitch Stanford University to take over an old coffee house. I wrote the pitch. He did get the bid, but that's really because he already had a great joint going next door.

CoHo_proposal

Magnus Opum, a Memoir

Magnus Opum, a Memoir

In this personal creative project, boy meets girl and girl becomes boy's slave, as boy planned. They have problems. They deal with it. It's just another love story.

Chapter 3

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Unboundary Brand Design Review

Unboundary Brand Design Review

This 2006 column for STEP magazine was a review of a new, multi-element identity for a branding and design firm. To make it fun, I tried to guess the firm's business model, and let the principal chime in at the end as to whether I'd hit the mark.

Step.Unboundary