There are some great old neon signs on South Broadway in Denver/Englewood. These are of the Gothic Theatre. (All shots in this series are taken in Englewood, a ‘burb bordering Denver to […]
Happy Birthday, Raymond Loewy
Google honors the father of industrial design; so does Scholars & Rogues I have grown to really appreciate design in recent years. I’ve never had any formal training in it, unfortunately – […]
Cyberspace, cognitive mapping and design: some stray thoughts
I apologize in advance because this is going to ramble. And be wonky. If it helps, please know that it all makes sense in my head. Our professional development program at work […]
Magic Hat vs. West Sixth brewhaha: will MH win the battle that costs them the war?
There’s a petition making the rounds on Facebook. The short version is that Vermont’s Magic Hat Brewing is suing Lexington, KY-based West Sixth Brewing for trademark infringement. West Sixth is asking the […]
ArtSunday: Doors Open Denver
Good morning, everyone. Here’s hoping your ArtSunday is off to a sunny start. A couple of us with strong S&R ties are entered in the Doors Open Denver photo contest and would […]
Kara is self-aware: technology is climbing out of the uncanny valley, but toward what?
The uncanny valley is a hypothesis in the field of robotic and 3D computer animation, which holds that when human replicas look and act almost, but not perfectly, like actual human beings, […]
Nota Bene #114: Big Star
“The radio makes hideous sounds.” Who said it?
Fixing what isn't broken
We have this great little library around the corner, which is very convenient. In London, there are lots of libraries, but it’s such big city geographically that it’s not always the case […]
Saturday Video Roundup: a little shout-out to our friends in the agency world
You know who you are. And…
ArtSunday: design, meaning, and more about the damn Obama cartoon
By Ann Ivins “The political cartoon is not a news story and not an oil portrait. It’s essentially a means for poking fun, for puncturing pomposity. Cartooning is an irreverent form of […]