Concept, play, and the space between

I went to see Sascha Lobe speak on Tuesday night at MAD, as part of AIGA design talk extravaganza. He runs L2M3 in Germany. And he’s really hot. Once I got over that and started paying attention (lets be honest, I still haven’t gotten over it), it reminded me of the work I did with BaseContinue reading “Concept, play, and the space between”

We’re not in Madrid anymore, Toto

SO much has happened, y’all. Ok so yeah, I’m not living in Spain anymore. What an incredible experience to have lived in Madrid for nine months, working with the good people at Base.  Whilst in Madrid, I created a signage system for this building. A recently renovated building in historical bustling downtown Madrid. We gotContinue reading “We’re not in Madrid anymore, Toto”

A sense of place and frameworks for the web

Previously, I’ve written about the differences between looking at digital vs architectural space, but I’m also interested in the similarities. There are two concepts in web design/user experience that come from the physical world. Number one, a sense of place. Two, frameworks. How do you create a sense of place when designing for the web?Continue reading “A sense of place and frameworks for the web”

Thoughts on the Palacio de Cristal and the translation of architectural space to digital

Some background for this post: I started thinking about and writing about space for an academic paper submission. This is a culmination of a few months of thoughts and notes scattered through various notebooks, word docs and scraps of paper. I found it really interesting that everything I’ve been thinking about over this length ofContinue reading “Thoughts on the Palacio de Cristal and the translation of architectural space to digital”